Elgin Crime

Elgin Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Elgin, IL or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • Fox Valley police reports

    21 hrs ago | via Daily Herald 

    Walker concealed a firearm and ran from a police officer to elude arrest, reports said. His bail was set at $30,000 in Kane County bond court and he is next due in court Aug. 10. • A purse was stolen out of a vehicle in the 700 block of Maves Drive, it was reported to police at 8:20 a.m. Saturday.


    Related Topix: Elgin, IL, Kane County, IL, Aurora, IL

  • 10 years' prison for Elgin shooting, cocaine arrest

    22 hrs ago | via Daily Herald 

    An Elgin man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty in the shooting of a 33-year-old man in May 2015 and another, unrelated drug arrest the next month. Victor N. Rivera, 24, of the 1000 block of Prospect Avenue, was initially charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in the shooting May 27 at an apartment on the 0-99 block of North Dubois Avenue in Elgin, according to police and court records.


    Related Topix: Drugs, Elgin, IL, Kane County, IL

  • St. Charles police reports

    Saturday Jul 16 | via Kane Co. Chronicle 

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the St. Charles Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.


    Related Topix: St. Charles, IL, Elgin, IL, Drugs, Carol Stream, IL

  • Change in director doesn't stop Elgin Summer Theatre...

    Wednesday Jul 13 | via Daily Herald 

    Although a new director took charge of Elgin Summer Theatre's "A Chorus Line" just a month before opening night, everyone involved is confident they'll put on a great show. What: Elgin Summer Theatre's production of "A Chorus Line" When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 15-16 and 22-23, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 17 and 24 Where: The Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin Tickets: $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors Details: cityofelgin.org or 941-5900.


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  • $300K bail set in South Elgin home invasion, shooting

    Monday Jul 11 | via Daily Herald 

    Bail was set at $300,000 Monday for one of two suspects arrested in a home invasion in South Elgin over the weekend in which the homeowner wrestled away a gun and shot one intruder. Michael T. York, 51, of the 300 block of South Collins Street, South Elgin, was on probation for a 2013 drug offense when he was arrested in connection with the attack, which authorities say occurred late Saturday night on the 300 block of Windsor Court.


    Related Topix: Elgin, IL, South Elgin, IL, Drugs, Home, Home Listing

  • Man arrested in Streamwood wedding reception brawl

    Tuesday Jul 5 | via Daily Herald 

    A 42-year-old California man is facing a misdemeanor battery charge after police say he repeatedly struck another man early Saturday during a brawl at wedding reception in Streamwood. Vinh Quan Vi, of Westminster, California, was arrested at 1:43 a.m. Saturday, after officers were called to a banquet hall in the 700 block of South Barrington Road in response to a fight in progress, a Streamwood police report states.


    Related Topix: Streamwood, IL, South Barrington, IL, Elgin, IL

  • Elgin police arrest suspect in June 29 drive-by shoo...

    Sunday Jul 3 | via Daily Herald 

    Elgin police have arrested a 25-year-old man suspected in a drive-by shooting last week in the 600 block of St. Charles Street. Francisco J. Espinoza, of the 600 block of Elma Avenue in Elgin, is charged with one count of aggravated discharge of a firearm in the direction of another person or vehicle, a Class 1 felony, stemming from the June 29 shooting.


    Related Topix: Violent Crime, Elgin, IL, Kane County, IL

  • Probation for woman accused of trying to bribe Elgin...

    Thursday Jun 30 | via Daily Herald 

    A 27-year-old woman accused of trying to bribe Elgin police with $2,000 after her third DUI arrest last year pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and was sentenced to two years of probation, community service and nearly a year of wearing an alcohol monitoring device. Maria Alarcon, of the 1100 block of Denver Drive, Carpentersville, was initially charged with trying to bribe police and aggravated DUI -- both felonies -- along with a host of other traffic offenses after being pulled over on July 18, 2015, according to Kane County court records.


    Related Topix: Elgin, IL, Carpentersville, IL, Kane County, IL

  • Janesville man arrested in connection to fatal limou...

    Wednesday Jun 29 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    Attorneys representing two victims in the limo crash say they are happy to see 20-year-old Aaron Nash is taking responsibility for his actions by turning himself in. Chicago-based attorney Tim Cavanagh is representing partners Robert Rosa and Michael Johnson, both from Madison, in a civil case.


    Related Topix: Elgin, IL

  • Elgin man charged with intentionally hitting acquain...

    Jun 21, 2016 | via Daily Herald 

    A 28-year-old Elgin man who prosecutors say intentionally hit an acquaintance with his car was ordered held on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and leaving the scene of an injury accident Tuesday. Daniel Maccione, who was on bail for misdemeanor marijuana possession at the time of his arrest, was ordered held on a total bail of $160,000 by Cook County Judge Joseph Cataldo, who also ordered Maccione submit to random drug testing.


    Related Topix: Elgin, IL, Cook County, IL, Drug Testing

Elgin Law

Can I travel to Mexico with recent DUI conviction?
Charged with DUI 3 months ago as a misdemeanor in Illinois. Traveling to Mexico for vacation next week. Will I have any issues entering the country? I have no court appointed travel restrictions.
As always... The devil is in the details. You said a recent "DUI Conviction". Does this mean Court Supervision and you...
If i get a dui in IL but live in iowa can i take dui classes in iowa is that exceptable to the court
Got dui in illinois but i live in iowa do i have to take the dui classes in illinois or can i do them in my home state
Really that's up to the judge. No hard and fast rule in most court systems.
Recieved SOS letter requesting explanation 3 failed Baiid attempts, all under legal limit
Had a a few beers at home, and had to move the car in the garage: BAC: .0680 at 21:21 BAC: .0650 at 21:37 BAC: .0540 at 21:54 I also have asthma so it is hard for me to blow into the device, i am a level 2 moderate, and received this first violation. Don't want to extend my suspension, please advise on what I should write in the Letter
Hire me first. This is what we do for a living.
My driver's license is suspended due to failure to pay traffic fines. Can chapter 7 bankruptcy help with this situation?
I have very low income and my family is surviving on disability payments. I owe roughly $5000 in court fines and another $5000 in bills.
No fines are not discharge able in bankruptcy. Try to enter into a payment plan with the City so that they would drop...
Is the Secretary of State planning on stopping formal and informal hearings?
With the news release from Jesse White that is dated for March 12th, he indicates that the new proposal to strengthen DUI Laws through Expansion of the BAIID Program. Will this be an attempt to stop formal hearings, and to eliminate treatment for all DUI offenders?
There has been some talk to that effect. Please watch the news for more information. This is proposed but not law and...
DUI in IL Supposed to have counseling done by 24/8. Haven't even begun bc no job or money. Can i get an extension? am i screwed?
DUI occurred 2 years ago. got assessed at highest risk level because I was honest about my youth. Been abstaining from all substances for over a year. Had a baby. only worked 5 months in the past 2 years since DUI. blood alcohol level just barely above legal limit - .081 Would have gone to classes if i had a way to get there and pay for them. starting counseling next wk even though i still have no job. Really trying to do the right thing. This economy is just beating the crap out of me.
Needless to say, DUI convictions, especially in IL, make it difficult on individuals to get a job. In your situtation,...
Can i complete a dui class in 3 months
i had 6 months to get an evaluation and complete classes. i havent done either and i have 3 months left
It would depend on your determined risk level. I strongly advise you to get that evaluation asap and start the...