On March 31, at 12:06 a.m., Sheriff's Deputies attempted to stop a vehicle that disobeyed a traffic control device ar Douglas Road and Fernwood Road in Oswego. The vehicle continued west on Fernwood Road and refused to stop for police. A pursuit was had that led the vehicle to the 0 to 100 block of Briarcliff Road in Montgomery. The driver, identified as Juan Padilla, 24, of Montgomery, then attempted to leave the scene. When Padilla was confronted by the pursuing deputy, he became violent and a fight occurred. The altercation went to the ground and as the deputy was attempting to control the subject, several passing motorists gave assistance and the subject was secured and arrested. A search of Padilla revealed that he was in possession of 30.1 grams of hashish. Padilla also had two active warrants, one out of Kendall County for failure to appear for a battery charge with bond set at $7,500, and one out of Kane County for obstructing justice with bond set at $25,000. Padilla was charged with aggravated battery to a police officer, resisting arrests, possession of 10 to 30 grams of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer and received citations for disobeying a traffic control device, failure to signal and improper lane usage.
Michael Reinert, 44, of Yorkville, was observed by another resident kicking in a basement window and making entry to a vacant house on March 31, at 6:40 p.m. Sheriff's Deputies were called and observed Reinert inside the residence which was vacant and listed for sale. Reinert advised he was interested in purchasing the property and wished to show his family the house. Complaints were signed for criminal trespass to teal property and criminal damage to property as the basement window was broken. Reinert was placed under arrest and transported to the Kendall County Jail.
On March 31, at 7:07 p.m., Laura Ramirez-Ramirez, 20, of Aurora, was stopped for a speeding violation. During the stop, it was discovered that Ramirez-Ramirez did not have a valid driver's license. She was taken into custody for driving without a valid driver's license and was cited for the speeding violation and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
A vehicle driven by Steven Smethurst, 56, of Sandwich was stopped for speeding while on Galena Road on April 1, at 3:58 a.m. During the traffic stop, it was ascertained that Smethurst's driver's license was revoked. Subsequently, Smethurst was arrested and taken into custody for driving with a revoked license. He was transported to the Kendall County Jail for processing and also cited for speeding.
The Kendall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft of copper from a home in the 10500 block of Joliet Road in Lisbon. Approximately 380 feet of copper wire was taken from the residence on March 31 — estimated value of $15,000.
Kathleen Hankes, 39, of Mendota, was stopped April 2, at 12:30 a.m. by Sheriff's Deputies for speeding. During the incident, it was discovered that Hankes was driving with a revoked license. She was taken into custody and transported to the Kendall County Sheriff's Office without incident. Hankes was cited for speeding 73 in a 55 and for driving with a revoked license.
The above incident reports are from press releases issued by the Kendall County Sheriff's Office