St. Charles Police Blotter: Property Damage, Cannabis and DUI

St. Charles police reports from Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 through Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

MONDAY, JAN. 21, 2013

Criminal Damage to Property

A 50-year-old resident of the 4200 block of Meadow View Drive reported 10:25 a.m. that someone broke out the front passenger-side window of her 2012 Honda Accord while it was parked overnight in the driveway of her home.

Cannabis, Drug Paraphernalia Possession

Jordan Maxwell Hale, 21, of the 400 block of Union Avenue, was charged at 11:58 p.m. with possession of cannabis-less than 2.5 grams, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police discovered the cannabis and paraphernalia while responding to a domestic disturbance at Hale’s residence. Hale posted $150 bond and a $50 processing fee and was released pending a Feb. 14, 2013 court appearance.

SUNDAY, JAN. 20, 2013

Driving Under the Influence

Alberto J. Sepeda, 24, of the 0-99 block of Longview Place, Elgin, was charged at 5:32 a.m. with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving in the wrong lane, improper lane use, and speeding. Police stopped Sepeda after an unmarked squad had to swerve to avoid a crash with Sepeda, who was driving in the wrong lane near the 400 block of West Main Street about 4:53 a.m. The officer turned around and began following Sepeda who police said was driving faster than 45 mph in a 30 mph zone. Sepeda initially did not stop, the report stated, even after the officer activated the emergency lights and then the siren. Sepeda turned north onto Randall Road and eventually did stop about a quarter-mile north of Main Street. Sepeda posted his driver’s license, $300 bond and a $50 booking fee, and he was released pending a Feb. 28, 2013 court appearance.

Police Blotter information is provided by the St. Charles Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.

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