Riverside police received a call at 6:20 a.m. on Nov. 4 from Riverside-Brookfield High School regarding criminal damage done to the indoor pool located at the high school. Sometime during the overnight hours of Nov. 3-4 someone had broken into the pool and threw portable bleachers, swimming equipment, a ladder and a speaker into the water. The police department was then contacted again by school officials saying that information had led to the capture of the four culprits, two of whom were 16-year-olds. One of the underage boys is a resident of Riverside, while the other is a Brookfield resident. Two other boys, Mark Becka, 17, and Daryl Abner, 17, were also charged with criminal damage and criminal trespass. Damage to the property was estimated between $350-$10,000

Outstanding warrants

Deanna Barnett, 24, was arrested by Riverside police on Nov. 3 at 9:30 p.m. on Harlem at 32nd Street when a patrolling officer noticed her license plates did not match the car she was driving.

Barnett initially provided the officer with a false name, but after the officer

ran the name and found it was false, she provided her real identity. The officer then

verified that Barnett had two outstanding warrants, the first for leaving the scene of a traffic accident in Dupage County and the second for a felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance in Cook County.

Barnett was also charged with improper use of registration, having a suspended driver’s license, having no car insurance and obstructing a police officer.


Riverside police charged Madison, Wisconsin resident Jorge Aguilar, 30, with driving under the influence after an officer observed him speeding 58 mph in a 30-mph zone northbound at Harlem and 36th Street on Nov. 7 at 4:19 a.m. The officer reported that Aguilar appeared intoxicated. Aguilar submitted to a Breathalyzer test that showed a blood-alcohol content of .18. Aguilar was also charged with driving without insurance and transportation of an open alcohol container in a vehicle.


Sometime during the overnight hours of Nov. 5-6 Grand Boulevard Hair Design, 3749 Grand Blvd., Brookfield, had its front window smashed out with a rock. A suspect gained access to the building and then stole approximately $65 in cash.

During the overnight hours on Nov. 3 someone broke into a garage in the 9100 block of Sheridan and stole a Dewalt 12-inch compound miter saw, valued at $500, a Porter cable compressor and nail gun, valued at $200, a Mikita 7-inch circular saw, valued at $150 and some tools valued at $100.

Criminal damage to motor vehicles

Four separate incidents of criminal damage to vehicles happened in Brookfield during the overnight hours on Nov. 1.

Three of the incidents occurred in the 3300 block of Sunnyside Avenue. All of the incidents involved parked cars of which the windows were shot out with a BB gun. The fourth incident occurred in the 9000 block of Monroe. The estimated damage for each incident was $200.

These items were obtained from police reports filed by the Riverside, North Riverside and Brookfield police departments from Oct. 31 through Nov. 6 and represent a portion of the incidents to which police responded. Unless otherwise indicated, anyone named in these reports has only been charged with a crime. The cases have not yet been adjudicated.

?”Compiled by Cam Wigton