Updated: January 21, 2014 11:13AM
Battery to senior: Jeffery M. Garcia, 56, of the 300 block of Percy Street, Elgin, was charged with felony counts of aggravated domestic battery, aggravated battery to a person over age 60, domestic battery with a prior conviction, and domestic battery causing bodily harm with a prior conviction following his arrest Wednesday. Police said he is accused of hitting his elderly mother hard enough to leave bruising to the woman’s chest area. Bail was set at $200,000.
Cocaine charges: Julian J. Brown, 23, of the 1400 block of Getzelman Drive, Elgin, was charged with a Class X felony count of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, and felony charges of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance following his arrest Wednesday. According to police, Brown was arrested with up to 15 grams (one half ounce) of cocaine near Lakewood School. Bail was set at $150,000.