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Police Blotter: Graffiti, Theft and Battery Reported in Naperville

Naperville police reports, Sept. 4-12

TUESDAY, SEPT. 4

Criminal Damage to Property

Last week, Naperville police discovered the word “snow” spray-painted on two government-owned properties. On Sept. 4, police found the graffiti on the west side of a government building in the 700 block of Washington Street. On Sept. 8, police discovered the word painted on a sound barrier on Washington Street.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 7

Battery

Police said Troy Lee Davis, 42, of Wheaton, was charged with battery and bodily harm after he was arrested in the 1400 block of West Jefferson Avenue. Davis was taken to DuPage County Bond Court, according to the police report.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

Theft from Motor Vehicle

A laptop and passport were stolen from a vehicle parked on the 800 block of Spring Creek Circle.

Theft

A bicycle and rack valued at $700 were stolen from the front of a garage in the 1100 block of Preserve Avenue. The rack and bike were unsecured, according to police reports.

Burglary

Cans of beer were reported stolen from a garage refrigerator in a house on the 900 block of Mortonsberry Drive. The police report did not indicate the amount of beer reported stolen.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 9

Burglary

A mountain bike was reported stolen from the garage of a home in the 800 block of Spring Creek Circle. According to the police report, the garage door was open when the bicycle was believed to have been stolen. No monetary value for the bicycle given in the police report.

MONDAY, SEPT. 10

Battery

Eliziah T. Evans, 32, of 786 Inland Circle, was arrested for battery and bodily harm after an incident on the 300 block of Ogden Avenue, according to police.

Patch reports on law enforcement activity in our town, using information provided by . Persons charged with a crime, or issued a citation for violation of a local ordinance, are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. If you or a family member is charged with a crime or cited for a violation, and the charge or citation are subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify at Naperville Patch and we will do follow-up reporting on the case. For questions, email collin.czarnecki@patch.com.

Julius September 16, 2012 at 01:14 AM
"Snow" is likely the tag name of a graffiti writer. Graffiti vandals seek visibility for their name and that of their tagging crew. Seeing it appear in a news article is a trophy of sorts. As noted at www.DefacingAmerica.com , prompt removal of graffiti vandalism is an important step in preventing additional graffiti vandalism.

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