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Man faces felony in theft of ham, cheese, razor

Updated: November 30, 2011 12:41AM

A Naperville man was charged with felony retail theft on Tuesday, accused of stealing a razor and food from an Aurora grocery store, Aurora police said.

Terry DePotter, of the 700 block of Inland Circle, took a rechargeable razor, honey ham, trail mix, pepperjack cheese and turkey breast, worth $215, from a store in the 800 block of North Route 59 at 3:30 p.m., police said. DePotter put all the items, including the $200 razor, under his shirt and walked out, police said.

DePotter said he went to the store because he had no food in his house, police said. DePotter has two previous felony theft convictions, police said.


Phillip Jensen, 28, 1700 block of West Galena Boulevard, Aurora, was charged with felony possession of less than 15 grams of opiates Tuesday, the Kane County state’s attorney’s office said. Jensen was also charged with felony residential burglary, accused of breaking into a house in the 1600 block of Garfield Avenue Monday, prosecutors said.

Tremelle Scott, 20, 800 block of Claim Street, Aurora, was charged with felonies possession of less than 15 grams of cocaine and aggravated drunken driving as well as misdemeanor marijuana possession in Aurora on Tuesday, the Kane County state’s attorney’s office said.

Eugene Pryor, 23, 700 block of Gerten Avenue, Aurora, was charged with felony delivery of a controlled substance at 8:33 a.m. Tuesday in Aurora, police said.

A laptop computer and backpack, worth $2,640, were stolen from the 900 block of Meridian Lake Drive between 8:15 and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, police said.


Richard M. Osburn, 61, of the 1700 block of South Fourth Place, St. Charles, was charged with drunken driving and drunken driving over the 0.08 legal limit last week in the 100 block of West State Street, Geneva police said. Osburn also was charged with failure to reduce speed, police said.

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Gordon Audet, 20, 1400 block of Indiana Street, St. Charles, and Al Smith, 21, 7N200 block of Hickory Lane, Elgin, have been charged with felonies robbery and theft from a person. They are accused of stealing synthetic smoking products from a store in the 1000 block of West Main Street at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday, police said. When the store owner tried to stop the men from fleeing, they shoved him down and hit him, police said.

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