Elgin man charged with aggravated domestic battery
May 31, 2012 7:06PM
Updated: July 6, 2012 9:55AM
Abuse charges: Lucas M. Wood, 22, of the 600 block of Glenwood Avenue, Elgin, was charged with aggravated domestic battery and two counts of domestic battery with a prior domestic battery conviction, all felonies, following an incident May 20 in Elgin. He is accused of attempting to strangle a woman. He also is charged with a misdemeanor count of cruelty to animals, accused of not providing proper food, shelter or water for a dog for more than 10 days. Bail was set at $250,000, and he was given a June 14 court date.
Drug charges: Joseph Johnson, 38, of the 0-100 block of Pioneer Park Place, Elgin, was charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor count of possession of cannabis following his arrest Wednesday. Bail was set at $75,000, and he was given a June 14 court date.
School thefts charged: Three students at St. Charles East High School have been charged with stealing items from the school last month during a club meeting, police said. Shane R. Carroll, 18, of the 3100 block of Raphael Court, St. Charles, was charged with burglary and two juvenile co-defendants have been petitioned into juvenile court. Police said the thefts occurred on Saturday, April 21, when a club of about 20 students was at the high school with a staff adviser. Three of the students began wandering around the school and entering offices and classrooms, taking cash, calculators, flash drives, laser pointers, memory sticks, keys and school passes, police said. Through an investigation, the school resource officer and high school staff were able to recover the stolen items and identify the students who were responsible, reports stated.