Elgin-area Crime

Elgin man accused of sex with teen

Carpentersville Jesus Machuca, 32, of the 1600 block of Maple Lane, Elgin, was charged with 10 Class 2 felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse to a victim over the age of 13 and less than 17. According to police, he is accused of having …

Truck is stuck in courtyard, towed

Police were called to the 900 block of Carriage Way after a pickup truck got stuck in the apartment building’s courtyard Wednesday afternoon. According to police, the truck’s driver was given permission by Blackhawk Apartment employees to pick up any scrap metal from a roofing …

Two Elgin residents are charged with mob action following Sunday fight

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Two men have been charged with felony mob action and other offenses after a verbal disagreement turned violent, police said. Edwin Y. Vega and Omar Monroy, both 21 and both of Elgin, appeared in bond call Monday morning in Elgin. Vega was also charged with …

Man accused of selling heroin to undercover cop

Andrew N. Rylko, 24, of the 41W700 block of Lenz Road, Burlington, was charged with a Class X felony count of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, heroin, as well as felony charges of the same after allegedly selling heroin to undercover officers on …

Cops: Elginite facing drug charge tries to blame his twin brother

Raul Tello, 23, of the 600 block of Keep Avenue, Elgin, was charged with misdemeanor counts of obstructing identification and possession of cannabis following a traffic stop early Tuesday morning in Elgin. According to police, Tello gave them an alternate name at the time of …

Electronics taken during Elgin burglary

Elgin TVs taken: Two TVs and a DVD player were reported taken from an apartment on the 1900 block of Mark Avenue on Wednesday, police said. The residents told police they returned home about 8:45 p.m. and found the front door lock broken and the …

Elgin man facing felony charges involving DUI

Elgin Felony DUI: Alfonso A. Garcia, 64, of the 1300 block of Getzelman Drive, Elgin, was charged with a Class 4 felony count of driving under the influence on a suspended or revoked license, and a misdemeanor count of DUI, second offense. He was pulled …

Firefighters rush to blaze, already extinguished

Hampshire Fire hits factory: The Hampshire Fire Department was summoned when a minor electrical fire broke out on the second floor of Elgiloy Specialty Metals Inc., at 1 Hauk Road, at 2:14 a.m. Wednesday. Deputy Fire Chief Trevor Herrmann said that by the time emergency …

Electronics taken from Elgin home

Elgin Burglary: Two TVs and a laptop computer were reported stolen Friday from an apartment in the 0-100 block of Longwood Place. The resident told police that the burglary must have occurred after 11 p.m. the previous night, when he left to be with his …

Huntley woman killed in accident

Gilberts Woman killed in crash: A 62-year-old Huntley woman was killed in a vehicle crash at Huntley and Kreutzer roads, the Kane County Coroner’s Office reported Monday. Sylvia Franco was pronounced deceased at the scene. The coroner’s office said it and the Gilberts Police Department …

Neighbors say Elgin burglars felt right at home

ELGIN — Burglars took numerous items from a home, but neighbors who spotted them removing the goods from the house didn’t call police because the crooks acted like there were supposed to be there, police said. According to police, a three-piece sectional sofa, coffee and …

Elgin man charged with swiping license plates

Quentin J. Brown, 36, of the 100 block of North Spring Street in Elgin, was charged with unauthorized possession of title, registration or license plates, accused of driving a car in Elgin with expired plates and a registration sticker taken from another car on Friday in Elgin.

POLICE REPORT

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Elgin Bail set in burglary: Bail was set at $150,000 Monday for an man accused in a Dec. 9 burglary. Joel Sosa, 19, of Maywood, was charged with a Class 1 felony count of residential burglary after fingerprints found at the scene identified him, police …

Man shot during St. Charles Township break-in charged

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ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP — An intruder shot by a homeowner after breaking into a northwest suburban home was charged with residential burglary after being released from the hospital, Kane County Sheriff’s Police said. Michael Huston, 26, faces one count of residential burglary and one count …

Couple charged in Elgin bridal shop robbery

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ELGIN — A Cary couple facing armed robbery charged in Waukegan and Cary also has been charged in a similar robbery here, polices said. Cordell J. Miller, 25, and his wife, Jessica Miller, 28, both of the 400 block of Crest Drive, Cary, have been …