Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Batavia Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proved guilty in court.
• A catalytic converter valued at more than $500 was reported stolen Jan. 22 from a 2004 Lexus RX330 parked in the lot of Batavia Apartments, 1259 E. Wilson St.
• Eric V. Audenas, 25, of the 100 block of South Batavia Avenue, Batavia, was charged Jan. 23 with domestic battery. He was also held on a warrant from DuPage County for failure to appear in court. Audenas could not post 10% or $500 bail on the $5,000 bond that was set, so he was taken to DuPage County jail.
• Paula K. Fox, 47, of the 400 block of Chestnut Street, Batavia, was charged Jan. 19 with retail theft and criminal trespass at Walgreens, 122 W. Wilson St.
• A catalytic converter valued at $100 was reported stolen Jan. 20 from a vehicle parked at the Batavia Park District, 700 River St.
• Menards, 300 N. Randall Road, reported Jan. 20 that 25 units of hardwood flooring valued at $1,547 was stolen. The store also reported through the fraudulent use of a credit card for less than $150. The reporting of the theft was delayed, as it occurred on Dec. 20, reports stated.
• Ramps and signs at the Batavia Skate Park, 411 S. River St., was reported defaced with spray paint Jan. 17. The damage is estimated at less than $300.
• Construction equipment valued at $15,800 was reported Dec. 28 at Peach State Roofing Inc., 1189 Lyon Road, Batavia.
• Fourteen items valued at $225.86 were reported stolen Dec. 28 from Jewel, 119 S. Randall Road, Batavia. The reporting of the theft was delayed as it occurred on Dec. 5, reports stated.
• A resident of Lorlyn Apartments in the 1000 block of Lorlyn Circle reported Dec. 10 that she was scammed out of $9,035 by a person who claimed to be from Apple Support and told her that her iCloud account had been breached by 72 hackers. She gave the caller access to her computer and bought 35 Target gift cards and 18 Vanilla Visa gift cards, each worth $500, and provided the codes to the caller, the report stated.
• Menards, 300 N. Randall Road, reported Jan. 20 that it it lost $469.98 on two bad personal checks for separate purchases – $369.99 on Sept. 25 and $99.99 on Sept. 26. The report to police was delayed. The store could not say what items were purchased, but the checks did not go through, creating a loss for the store, the report stated.
Source: The Daily Chronicle