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Police Blotter: Thieves Wielded Pepper Spray After Taking Clothing from Dick's

Yorkville police reports, Oct. 25-26

Wednesday, Oct. 26

Robbery at Dick's Sporting Goods

Three people stole more than $1,000 in clothing from Dick’s Sporting Goods, 825 Erica Lane, at about 6:45 p.m., Yorkville police said. Employees chased the offenders into the parking lot, where the offenders sprayed them with pepper spray, Yorkville Police Chief Rich Hart said.

Two Identity Theft Incidents Reported

  • A Yorkville resident reported $461 in unauthorized charges had been made to his or her credit card, Yorkville police said.
  • In a separate incident, a Yorkville woman reported that her debit card had been stolen and someone unsuccessfully tried to use it.

Driving Without a Valid License

Catherine M. Janik, 22, of the 16600 block of Edgewood Road, Plainfield, was charged with driving without a valid license at about 9:15 a.m. at routes 126 and 71, police said.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

Broken Window Reported

A business in the 100 block of East Veterans Parkway reported a broken window.

Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Accident

A 50-year-old Naperville man was taken to Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora with minor injuries after he was thrown from his 2003 Harley Davidson at about 4 p.m. The incident happened while he was crossing the railroad tracks at Mill Road east of Allegiance Crossing, police said.

Robert J. Gryder November 02, 2011 at 05:32 AM
I know it's appropriate just about any time you read the police blotter, but really; macing store employees? What is this world coming to?
James Potter November 02, 2011 at 11:07 PM
What did the videos cameras outside the store show? I work in that shopping center and wish employees of my store had a picture of them given out by The Police Department to ensure our safety at closing / Why wasn't this done ? we are a relative small community and things like this may help reduce the future possiblity of this happening again.
Cheryl Knuth-Hayward November 03, 2011 at 08:33 PM
low income housing means low low people who will do just about anything to get something for free, wish all low income in Yorkville would disappear

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