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Yorkville police arrested James R. Beyer Jr., 43, of the 200 block of Windett Ridge Road, Yorkville, at 3:55 p.m. on Aug. 11 on charges of domestic battery. Police said a female victim called police and reported that her boyfriend choked her.
Yorkville police cited Donnisha T. Ford, 24, of the 800 block of South Bridge Street, Yorkville, at 1:49 a.m. on Aug. 11 for unlawful possession of marijuana following a traffic stop at Route 47 and Main Street.
Semi strikes power lines
Yorkville police reported that a Freightliner semi-truck was turning onto East Van Emmon Street headed east when it struck a low-hanging power line, causing sparks to ignite a grassy area, at 11:46 a.m. on Aug. 13. The truck continued east on Van Emmon, police said.
Yorkville police took a report of a stolen hoverboard worth $400 from a garage in the 4500 block of Half Moon Drive at 4:45 p.m. on Aug. 11.
Stolen from stroller
Yorkville police took a report of a stroller being stolen, along with items that were in it, in the 400 block of North Bridge Street at 2:52 p.m. on Aug. 10. Police said the stroller and a cellphone were later returned, but the other stolen items were not located. The value of the items was approximately $750, police said.
Stolen from storage
Yorkville police took a report of theft of identification, ID case, key fob and $265 in cash from a business in the 100 block of Beaver Street at 5:15 p.m. on Aug. 7. Police said the victim's belongings were placed in open storage space on Aug. 3 for approximately four hours, and when the victim returned, some of her items had been stolen.
Battery to employee
Yorkville police are investigating a battery to a store employee in the 900 block of Erica Lane at 12:48 p.m. on Aug. 9.
Attempted retail theft
Yorkville police investigated an attempted retail theft in the 900 block of Erica Lane at 5:19 p.m. on Aug. 10. Police said someone attempted to return $287.14 in merchandise that had actually been picked up from inside the store. The person was served with a trespassing notice preventing him from being on the property, police said.