DeKALB – DeKalb County Police have arrested a man they believe to have stolen more than $10,000 from the railroad on Suydam Road.
Jeffrey T. Dumke, 40, of the 700 block of Country Line Road in Aurora, was charged Thursday with theft, theft exceeding $10,000 and criminal trespassing to a railroad. The theft charges are punishable by up to seven years in prison and a $25,000 fine. Trespassing at a railroad is punishable by up to a month in jail and a $1,500 fine.
The incident is reported to have occurred May 6, although Dumke is believed to have trespassed at least three times, police said. Stolen items included railroad material and steel.