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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Police Seek Sex Offender Who Made Contact With Daycare

Police Seek Sex Offender Who Made Contact With Daycare

Nequan Vaughn is wanted on a class four felony of having contact with a daycare as a registered sex offender.
No One Hurt After Lombard Man Drives Car Through 7-Eleven, Sheriff Says

No One Hurt After Lombard Man Drives Car Through 7-Eleven, Sheriff Says

Junior A. Espinal, 32, faces multiple charges, including driving without a valid license and leaving the scene of an accident.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Fourth Sentencing Hearing Set for Former Wheaton Booster Club President

Fourth Sentencing Hearing Set for Former Wheaton Booster Club President

Dorothy "Dee" Horky is accused of stealing more than $10,000 from the booster club.
Lombard Man Accused of Burglarizing Home, Stealing Credit Card

Lombard Man Accused of Burglarizing Home, Stealing Credit Card

Sabastiano Ceraulo is charged with residential burglary, use of a credit/debit card and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Homeless man steals a Corvette, a mama protects her jailbird son and the peek-from-behind-the-curtain crew this week in crime-n-shame.
Carol Stream Woman Charged in West Chicago Hit and Run

Carol Stream Woman Charged in West Chicago Hit and Run

The victim in the hit and run was transferred to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital to be treated for significant injuries.
DuPage Sheriff's Manhunt Monday: Have You Seen Terrance Brooks?

DuPage Sheriff's Manhunt Monday: Have You Seen Terrance Brooks?

Each Monday the DuPage Sheriff’s Office will highlight one criminal being sought for outstanding warrants. This week, it's
Tragedy On Chatham: Family Members Dead in Murder-Suicide

Tragedy On Chatham: Family Members Dead in Murder-Suicide

Autopsy reports confirm that Elmhurst man shot wife, two children, DuPage County Coroner says.
DuPage County Arrests: DUI, Criminal Trespassing, Domestic Battery Arrests

DuPage County Arrests: DUI, Criminal Trespassing, Domestic Battery Arrests

Arrests made by the DuPage County Sheriff's Office from Aug. 28 through Sept. 1.
Check Your Cheese: Recalled Kraft Slices Could Make You Sick

Check Your Cheese: Recalled Kraft Slices Could Make You Sick

Company says no illnesses have been reported but that a risk exists.
UPDATE: Man Who Crashed Into West Chicago Garage Airlifted to Hospital

UPDATE: Man Who Crashed Into West Chicago Garage Airlifted to Hospital

The accident happened at 9:30 a.m. Friday morning, according to media reports.
DuPage Co. Arrests: Battery, DUI Arrests; Woman Arrested on Contempt of Court Warrant

DuPage Co. Arrests: Battery, DUI Arrests; Woman Arrested on Contempt of Court Warrant

The following people were arrested between Aug. 23 and Aug. 27 by the DuPage County Sheriff's Office.
Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company Awarded Grant

Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company Awarded Grant

The grant will fund the installation of a vehicle exhaust filter system on all of the diesel engine powered vehicles in the company's fleet.
Jury Clears DuPage County in Wrongful Termination Suit

Jury Clears DuPage County in Wrongful Termination Suit

Former DuPage County employee Kerry Vinkler was accused falsifying her time sheet.
DuPage Co. Arrests: Drug, DUI Arrests; Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid Crash

DuPage Co. Arrests: Drug, DUI Arrests; Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid Crash

Recent arrest reports made by the DuPage County Sheriff's Office.
DuPage Co. Officer Rescues Injured Duck

DuPage Co. Officer Rescues Injured Duck

The duck has been handed over to DuPage County Animal Control and will be treated for her injuries.
First Responders Challenge: A Fun Day for the Family and a Fun Competition

First Responders Challenge: A Fun Day for the Family and a Fun Competition

Still time for police, firefighters and EMTs to enter a team for the Sept. 13 event.