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Oct. 21 DUI - Around 1:05 a.m., police attempted to stop a vehicle for allegedly speeding in the 300 block of north Main Street. Police say the vehicle did not stop and the driver turned off its lights and made some quick turns to elude them. Police located the vehicle and charged the driver, Phillip M. Deethardt Jr., 47, of Sycamore and Green Bay, Wis., with speeding, fleeing and attempting to elude police, improper lane use, and driving under the influence of alcohol. DUI - Crystal L. Barclay, 22, of Carol Stream was charged with driving under the influence, driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content greater than .08, driving in the wrong lane and driving with no rear registration light around 2:50 a.m. in the 100 block of Primrose Lane. Oct. 25 Theft - Brennan S. Loptien, 21, of Sycamore was charged with felony theft. Police said that following a monthlong investigation, they charged Loptien because he had posted items for sale on eBay, received payment and never mailed the items or made a refund. Oct. 26 Warrant arrest - Tyler W. Nelson, 30, of DeKalb was arrested on a failure-to-appear warrant around 11 a.m. in the 400 block of State Street. Police said Nelson's vehicle was initially stopped for a registration violation. Criminal trespass to land - Gregory J. Smallwood, 37, of Sycamore was arrested on a warrant around 3:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Center Cross Street. He also was charged with criminal trespass to land. Oct. 27 DUI - Teresa A. Griffey, 43, of Sycamore was charged with following too closely, improper lane use, improper display of registration and driving under the influence around 11:25 p.m. in the 800 block of East State Street. Sunday Warrant arrest - Steven M. Dick, 42, of Chicago was arrested on a warrant for harassment through electronic communication around 8:40 a.m. in the 200 block of Plank Road. Warrant arrest - Christopher E. Lee, 41, of Sycamore was arrested on two failure-to-appear warrants around 11 p.m. in the 900 block of West Avenue. No further information was provided.

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