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LITH man accused of injuring E. Dundee cop

Updated: February 16, 2013 6:19AM

East Dundee

Assault vs. officer: Taylor Combs, 33, of the 1300 block of Washington Street, Lake in the Hills, was charged with felony counts of aggravated battery to a police officer, resisting a police officer causing injury, and criminal damage to state-supported property, as well as two misdemeanor counts of domestic battery, following an incident Sunday. He is accused of striking a police officer in the face with a portable radio and hitting and punching the officer who was attempting to arrest him, following a domestic battery complaint. Bail was set at $150,000, and he was given a Jan. 25 court date.


Pot sales alleged: Fashun T. Johnson, 18, of Fox River Grove, was charged with felony counts of manufacture or delivery of cannabis and possession of cannabis, as well as a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia following his arrest Sunday. According to police, Johnson was found with between 30 and 500 grams of cannabis, as well as a smoking pipe. Bail was set at $15,000, and he was given a Jan. 30 court date.

DeKalb County

School bus vs. truck: A 57-year-old Carpentersville truck driver and a 77-year-old school bus driver were taken to Kishwaukee Community Hospital on Monday morning after a school bus collided with a box truck at Keslinger and Somonauk roads, authorities said. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, the bus slid on icy pavement at about 7:09 a.m. and went through a stop sign while westbound on Keslinger. The bus then collided with a southbound truck on Somonauk driven by Edward R. Hilgart, of the 100 block of Park Avenue in Carpentersville. Hilgart and the bus driver, Ronald E. Bernard of Palos Hills, sustained unspecified injuries. Sheriff’s deputies said none of the eight children in the school bus was injured.

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