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Three arrested, charged with multiple offenses

Three people are facing multiple felony charges this week after a gun and drugs were allegedly found inside the parked car they were sitting in.

On Nov.18, at approximately 4:25 p.m., Kendall County Sheriff’s Deputies were in the 4300 block of Klatt Street in Plano and made contact with a parked vehicle occupied by multiple people. An odor of cannabis was allegedly detected coming from inside the vehicle and an investigation was initiated.

During the investigation, a loaded firearm was located within the vehicle, deputies said.

Patricia Spangler, 18, 700 block of S. Lake Street, Aurora, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition without a FOID card, Possession of a Firearm without a FOID card, and Endangering the Life/Health of a Child.

Stephon Cotts, 19, 700 block of S. Lake St., Aurora, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition without a FOID card, Possession of a Firearm without a FOID card, and Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (more than 10 grams but less than 30 grams).

A 16-year-old juvenile from the 1600 block of Park Vista Lane in Aurora was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance with the intent to deliver.

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office was assisted during this investigation by the Yorkville Police Department and the Plano Police Department.

Sheriff’s Office investigates shots fired call

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in obtaining information about a recent Oswego Township shooting.

On Nov. 19, at approximately 8:49 p.m. Kendall County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 0-100 block of Amesbury Road, Oswego Township, for a report of shots fired.

Deputies said the shooting was a targeted incident and no injuries were reported.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who has information regarding this incident should contact the Sheriff’s Office investigation unit at (630) 553-7500, Ext. 1105.

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Oswego Police Department, Montgomery Police Department and the Illinois State Police Department.

Individuals can also provide information and remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at (630) 553-5999.

Senior Lunch Bunch plans December outing

The group will be leaving Senior Services Associates at 908 Game Farm Road, Yorkville on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 10:11 a.m. and head to Shinto Japanese Steakhouse.

After lunch, the group will do a little shopping in Aurora/Naperville. The bus will return to 908 Game Farm Road, Yorkville by 4 p.m. The cost for the bus will be $8. The cost of your lunch is not included.

If you are interested in attending the event, please contact Senior Services Associates, at (630) 553-5777.

Matt Brolley, Montgomery village president


Residents invited to coffee with village president

Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley will host a “Mayor on the Move” on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Montgomery Village Hall, 200 N. River Street. 

In addition to meeting with the mayor, this event will give visitors a sneak peek at the Festival of Trees that will be opening the following day. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

Residents are invited to drop by any time between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to meet the Village President on an informal basis and discuss items of concern with him.  Everyone is encouraged to bring their comments, questions and ideas to the session.

“As Village President, I enjoy visiting with residents and hearing what issues are important to them,” Brolley explained.  “I also hope to tap into some of the great ideas people have on how to improve life in Montgomery.”


SD308 Pride Recognition Winners Announced

Community Unit School District 308 announced the 2017-18 October winners of the PRIDE (Proudly Recognizing Individuals Demonstrating Excellence) Recognition Program on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the Board of Education meeting.

“We are honored to recognize this group of extraordinary employees and volunteers,” said Dr. John Sparlin, superintendent of schools. “Through their magnificent work and commitment, these individuals help support our students and staff to accomplish their highest potential.”

Each month, the program recognizes two individuals from three separate categories: teachers, employees, and volunteers. The winners for the month of October are:

Allied First Bank Teachers of the Month: Elizabeth Hartsock, a literacy specialist and kindergarten liaison at Wolf’s Crossing Elementary School and Shon Keener, a High School Science teacher at Oswego High School.

Employees of the Month: Jeff Rainaldi, assistant principal at Wolf’s Crossing Elementary and Sheri Wurster, secretary for Teaching and Learning at the District Administration Center.

Volunteers of the Month: Sandi Demma Ralston, who serves at Oswego East High School as the spirit wear Chairperson; and Stephanie Thomas, a parent that volunteers in two different classrooms weekly and is a Great Art presenter at Fox Chase Elementary School.

Noelle Fahey the new assistant principal of Prairie Point Elementary School

Prairie Point assistant principal named

Community Unit School District 308 welcomes Noelle Fahey as the new assistant principal of Prairie Point Elementary School. Fahey was approved by the Board of Education at their meeting November 13. She succeeds the previous assistant principal, Janet DeMont, who is now serving as principal at Fox Chase Elementary School.

Fahey joins District 308 after serving over 10 years as a fifth-grade teacher with Yorkville Intermediate School.

“We are happy to welcome Noelle to our leadership team, and embrace her vision to inspire and shape young minds towards educational excellence,” said Melissa McDowell, director of elementary education at SD 308. 

Fahey obtained a bachelor’s of science degree in education in 2004 and a master’s degree in educational administration in 2010, both from Northern Illinois University.

“I am fully committed to the relationship between students, staff, and families, as well as serving the teachers as a collaborative team member and coach,” said Fahey.  “Helping students to reach their full potential is my biggest priority, and I am thankful to be a part of the Prairie Point team.  Go Panthers.”


–Kendall County News Briefs–