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Elderly resident blasts at icicles with .22 handgun

Updated: February 16, 2014 6:34AM

St. Charles Twp.

Icicle shooter: An elderly man will not be charged after choosing an unconventional method to knock icicles off his house — a handgun. The man was caught shooting icicles hanging from his home Friday morning, Kane County sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Pat Gengler said. The 80-year-old man was shooting icicles hanging from his second-floor roof in the 6N300 block of Essex Avenue with a .22-caliber revolver, Gengler said. A neighbor called police to report the gunfire, he said. Police told the man not to shoot anymore icicles, but he was not charged with a crime.


Residential burglary charges: Larry D. Holling, 50, of the 200 block of Villa Street, Elgin, was charged with a Class 1 felony count of residential burglary stemming from an incident Sunday. According to police, Holling entered a home in the 200 block of Villa about 11 p.m. Bail was set at $150,000, and he was given a Jan. 23 court date.

Heroin charges: Hason D. Pearson, 36, homeless of Elgin, was charged with a Class 2 felony count of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance. The charge is based on the sale of heroin to undercover officers on July 18, police said. Bail was set at $25,000, and he was given a Jan. 17 court date.

Domestic battery felony charges: Juan Pacheco, 30, of the 1500 block of Plymouth Circle, Carpentersville, was charged with Class 4 felony counts of domestic battery with prior convictions, and misdemeanor charges of domestic battery, interfering with reporting domestic battery, and criminal damage to property following an incident Monday. He is accused of striking a woman in the face with a closed fist. Bail was set at $30,000, and he was given a Jan. 22 court date.

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