Patch Roundup: Hair-Salon Bandit Nabbed, Explicit Photos on Middle-School Computer
Also this week: a crime ring potentially uncovered, a local continues to progress on American Idol and a man sues a gym over alleged sexual abuse by a trainer.
Here are some of the top stories from the past week in Patch's west Chicago region:
Elmhurst—Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested in Elmhurst Monday Now Faces Charges in Two Counties—Jason Logsdon, already facing 11 counts of armed robbery in Cook County, now faces four more counts in DuPage. The DuPage charges carry a total maximum sentence of 120 years.
Downers Grove—Explicit Photos Found on Herrick School Computer, Teacher Resigned: Report—Herrick Middle School teacher Kimberly A. Mason resigned in August after nude or semi-nude photos were found on her school computer and police began investigating whether she shared them with an underage boy.
St. Charles—St. Charles Forgery Arrest May Be Part of Large Ring—Attempt to purchase six rolls of “Forever” stamps may be part of ring buying stamps illicitly, then selling the stamps off for cash.
Darien/Woodridge—The Next American Idol? Darien Native's Journey Continues—Darien native and Downers Grove South grad Mariah Pulice continues her quest on American Idol. In her audition, she wowed judges with her performance of "Let it Be" and tale of battling anorexia.
Wheaton—Man Suing Warrenville Lifetime Fitness Over Alleged Sexual Abuse By Trainer—A 22-year-old Naperville man who was allegedly sexually abused by a Warrenville Lifetime Fitness trainer is now suing the club, CBS reports.
Naperville—From 'The Worm' to Bookworm: Dennis Rodman Visits Naperville for Children's Book Signing—NBA Hall of Famer turned children's book author Dennis Rodman stopped by Anderson's Bookshop in downtown Naperville to sign copies of his new book, "Dennis the Wild Bull" on Saturday.
La Grange/La Grange Park/Western Springs—Woman Sues Over Sex with Former La Grange Priest—The former member of St. Francis Xavier Parish alleges that her counselor at the church, an assisting priest, "coerced" her into a sexual relationship in 2003.
Oak Park/River Forest/Forest Park—Serial River Forest Peeper Arrested in North Riverside—North Riverside police reported the arrest of Stephan Myslicki Feb. 2 for allegedly looking into a home in North Riverside. This is not the first time Myslicki has been charged for peeping.
Geneva—Aurora Man Gets Life Sentence for '98 Murder of Geneva Resident, Batavia Worker—“The law eventually catches up to killers," Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon says in a prepared statement. Brendon P. Anderson, 21, of Geneva is one of the victims.
Hinsdale/Clarendon Hills/Burr Ridge—Hinsdale ATM Tampering Leads to Fraudulent Withdrawals—Officials from two Hinsdale banks told police that skimming devices that record customer information including PIN numbers were likely placed on their ATMs in recent weeks.
Glen Ellyn—Glen Ellyn, Lombard Men Charged in Weekend Home Invasion—Andrew Cotton and Ryan Berry, of the 300 block of Scott Avenue, Glen Ellyn and Anthony Nutoni, of the 600 block of Edgewood Street, Lombard were charged with two counts of home invasion while armed.
Batavia—Police Name Driver in Fatal Car vs. Truck Crash on Route 38—Here is her identity and how the crash happened.