Police Reports

Kane County Sheriff's reports


• A resident of the 2S200 block of Locust Court, Kaneville, reported Jan. 30 that he was the victim of debit card fraud. The man told police he had a call from his bank to ask if he had authorized the transfer of $1,500, reports stated. He was told the transfer could be stopped if he provided his account information, which he did through a series of text messages, reports stated. The caller told him his account was safe, but when he checked the next day, he found he’d been scammed, reports stated. However, he got his money back, according to reports.

• William D. Barclay, 65, of the 2400 block of North Road 400 West, Bargersville, Ind., was charged Jan. 31 with speeding 26 to 34 miles over the speed limit. Reports stated Barclay was traveling 80 miles an hour in a 50-mph zone north on Randall Road just south of Main Street in Batavia Township.

• Lorenzo Lagioia, 26, of the 200 block of Valley View Drive, St. Charles Township, was charged Jan. 31 with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol content greater than 0.08 percent and improper lane use.

• A resident of the 39W600 block of Howard Square, Blackberry Township, reported Jan. 30 that a registered sex offender used his name and date of birth on Jan. 29 as an alias. Reports stated that the resident did not know how long he was using it or for what purpose.

• Sheriff’s deputies assisted Elburn firefighters Jan. 31 when a trailer caught fire on Route 47 at Willow Creek Drive in Blackberry Township. According to reports, the driver said he was advised by a passer-by that the rear brakes of the trailer were on fire. He pulled over, disconnected the trailer, called 911 and tried to put the fire out with an extinguisher but without success. When Elburn firefighters arrived, the rear of the trailer was fully engulfed, reports stated. There were no injuries.

• Louis E. Miotto Jr., 41, of the zero to 50 block of Valewood Road, West Chicago, was charged Jan. 31 with violating a no-contact order. According to reports, Miotto was not allowed within 500 feet of the person, but he allegedly made contact through looks and obscene gestures at the Kane County Judicial Center, 37W777 Route 38, St. Charles Township.

• A resident of the 06N400 block of Old Homestead Road, St. Charles Township, reported Feb. 1 that he was a victim of identity theft in that his private business account had $149,000 removed without his authority and transferred to his wife’s checking account that he does not have access to. According to reports, the man said he and his wife are in the process of getting a divorce.

• A resident of the 4N800 block of Old Farm Road, St. Charles Township, reported Feb. 2 that she received a call from a woman claiming to be her granddaughter but she does not have a granddaughter with that name. The woman reported that she also received a call from a man claiming to be her grandson and that she was concerned because someone attempted to break into her house four times.

• A resident of the 39W800 block of Carney Lane, Blackberry Township, reported the theft of more than $2,400 in a telephone scam Jan. 31 in which she was solicited to be a mystery shopper. According to reports, the woman was sent a check for $2,989 to deposit in her account and then use the money to buy two $1,200 cellphones and ship them to an address in Texas at a cost of nearly $112. Though she thought she had verified that the check was good, her bank notified her later that it was fraudulent, reports stated.

• A resident of the 43W500 block of Thornapple Tree Road, Sugar Grove Township, reported Feb. 2 that someone opened a credit card account in his name. He called the bank and it was canceled before it could be used, reports stated.

• The Kaneville Township building at 02S101 Harter Road, Kaneville Township, was reported vandalized Feb. 3 with spray paint of “38 47 NUMB $kull” on the east side of the building, causing damage of more than $300.