Archive, February 2013.

An article running in the Beacon-News reports that 23 year old Martell Harris, of Jorstad Lane, has been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of his own father. Police were called to a residence on the 700 block of Jorstad Lane at 10:12 a.m. Monday August 20, 2012.  When the police arrived at the single family home within the Tanner Trails subdivision they found Michael Harris Sr., 41, had sustained a single stab wound to the chest.  Mr. Harris lay on the front porch unconscious and unresponsive.  Just over 30 minutes later, Michael Harris Sr. was pronounced dead at Provena …

Christopher Alan Kemp, 24, of Elgin is being sought by police for robbery.  According to the Elgin Courier, a series of incidents have led to a warrant being issued for his arrest. The first incident occurred on Friday May 25, 2012.  Kemp entered Harper’s Jewelry located at 222 US 290 and proceeded to purchase $2,800 worth of jewelry on a bad credit card.  Less than a week later, on Thursday May 31, 2012 Kemp returned, presumably to repeat the process.  According to store employees Kemp gave them an alternate alias and different address, but when he noticed a firearm within the jewelry…

Connie A. Roberson, Alan K. Roberson, and Kevin H. Roberson have been sentenced following their arrests for felony criminal abuse or neglect of an elderly person.  All three siblings reside on the 1100 block of North Randall Road in Aurora. After being called to the home on North Randall Road on October 2, 2011, paramedics found their elderly mother, now 78, with open sores covering her body.  She had bruising on her tailbone, and a severe three inch deep open wound.  She was immobilized in her own urine and feces.  Scabies and lice covered her head.  Her right calf was black from …