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Christopher Vaughn. Phoinput: 8/15/12. Will County Sheriff's Office.

Christopher Vaughn. Photo input: 8/15/12. Will County Sheriff's Office.

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Updated: October 10, 2012 6:22AM

Multiple vehicles were broken into between 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. Thursday around downtown Yorkville.

Car stereos, an amplifier, a speaker, and multiple power tools totalled at more than $16,800 were stolen from five vehicles across the downtown area.


Two guns were stolen Thursday from a home on Aurora’s West Side, police said. The resident left his home around 5:45 p.m. Thursday with a window open. When he returned, the screen had been removed and two rifles, a 1940 Marlin .22 caliber semi-automatic and a 410 19-inch double-barrel, side-by-side, double hammer shot gun of an unknown make and model, were stolen from a bedroom in a home in the 1200 block of North Elmwood Drive.

The serial numbers of both guns are unknown, and both were in green carrying cases. The rifles were valued at $600. Three other rifles also left in plain view in the home, but were not taken.

Someone may have been injured in a two-car-crash at 4:36 p.m. Thursday at East New York Street and Eola Road. Marissa M. Levi was charged with failure to yield on a left turn she was struck by Lauren Halster. No other details were released.

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