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Crime & Courts

Yorkville police reports

Marijuana arrest

Yorkville police cited Cody Groner, 20, of the 1700 block of Suzy Street, Sandwich, Dec. 31 for unlawful possession of cannabis and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Police also cited his passenger, a juvenile, for the same charges as well as a curfew violation, during a traffic stop at the intersection of Route 126 and Route 47. The vehicle was stopped for a rear registration light violation, police said.

Pedestrian struck

Yorkville police responded to the intersection of Route 47 and Galena Road Jan. 4 at 10:25 p.m. for a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian. Police said Christopher Hansen, 44, of the 1000 block of Galena Road, Yorkville, was walking northbound on Route 47 when an unknown vehicle struck him from behind. Hansen was injured and transported to Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora for further evaluation, police said.

Domestic battery

Yorkville police arrested Jason M. Doyle, 38, of the 300 block of East Countryside Parkway, Yorkville, on Jan. 5 following an incident at that address.

In-state warrant

Yorkville police arrested Tyanna C. McDonald, 19, of the 1200 block of Marketplace Drive, Yorkville, Jan. 5 for an in-state warrant after police were called to her apartment for a medical problem. During the investigation, police discovered McDonald had a valid warrant out in another jurisdiction, police said. Police said they followed the ambulance to the hospital. When McDonald was discharged from the hospital she was arrested on the warrant and transported to the Kendall County Jail in Yorkville, police said.


Yorkville police arrested Rebecca Belcher, 19, of the 2000 block of Fairfax Way, Yorkville, Jan. 3 following a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 47 and Cannonball Trail. The driver of the other vehicle was transported to Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora for treatment of their injuries.

Theft of package

Yorkville police responded to a home in the 1200 block of Mistwood Court for a report of the theft of a package. The homeowner told police that a package was delivered at 9 a.m. and was taken from the front porch by an unknown person. The value was estimated at $461.

Cited in accident

Yorkville police cited Christian Rijk, 22, of the 300 block of DeKalb Street, Sandwich, for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident following a rear-end crash with another vehicle at Route 34 and North Beecher Road on Jan. 6. Rijk was transported to Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora for treatment of injuries following the accident.

Juvenile warrant

Yorkville police arrested a juvenile Jan. 9 on a no-bond warrant for a family offense. The juvenile turned himself in on the warrant, police said, and he was transported to the Kendall County Jail in Yorkville.

Tape on vehicle

Yorkville police investigated an incident of a report of criminal damage to property in the 200 block of West Veterans Parkway for an unknown person who put tape on a vehicle parked in a parking lot, causing approximately $100 worth of damage, police said.

Stolen sign

Yorkville police took a report that someone stole a Remax for sale sign from a residence in the 100 block of East Fox Street sometimes between 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 28 and 6 p.m. on Dec. 29.

Running hose

A resident reported to Yorkville police that someone turned on a water hose spigot at a residence in the 800 block of Omaha Drive sometime in early December and it was left running until approximately Dec. 23, causing approximately $98 worth of lost water, police said. No damage was done to the house, police said.

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