Dinner Smells Like "Dog Food," Leads to Domestic Battery Charge: Police

Reports from the Yorkville Police Department; Jan. 15 – Jan. 20.

Monday, Jan. 20

Domestic battery

Jackalyn S. Watkins, 30, of the 1300 block of Carolyn Court, Yorkville, was arrested at 7:48 p.m. at her residence and charged with domestic battery following a verbal argument, said Yorkville police. Watkins entered into an argument with an adult household member about dinner smelling like “dog food” and turned the argument physical. She reportedly hit and bit the family member on the cheek – no medical attention was needed, but the victim’s glasses were damaged.

Sunday, Jan. 19


Yorkville police took a report for theft that occurred at 6:45 p.m. in the 1600 block of Beecher Lane. The victim misplaced her purse in a cart corral at a business and it was taken by an unknown person. The purse was valued at $350.

Saturday, Jan. 18

DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol

Raul Corral, 29, of the 500 block of Sweet Briar Street, Plano, was arrested at 2:05 a.m. in the 9200 block of Galena Road and charged with driving under the influence following a single0car accident, said Yorkville police. Corral’s vehicle ran off the road and ran into a concrete water well. He was additionally charged for the illegal transportation of alcohol and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Retail theft

Yorkville police took a report for a retail theft that occurred on Jan. 13 in the 1600 block of North Beecher Road. $1,359 worth of electronics were reported stolen.

Friday, Jan. 17

No valid driver’s license

Jorge Vanegas, 46, of the 400 block of South Liberty Street, Elgin, was arrested at 11:09 p.m. at Route 47 and Landmark Avenue following a traffic stop and was charged for driving without a valid driver’s license, said Yorkville police.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

Assist business

Yorkville police assisted a business in the 600 block of Veterans Parkway with a stolen item. The business had purchased an item on a pawn, but found it was reported stolen, which rendered the item unusable.


Dale A. Andorf, 54, of the 900 block of Hampton Lane, Yorkville, was arrested at 3 p.m. at his residence and charged with domestic battery after he was found to have pushed and twisted the victim’s finger, said Yorkville police.   


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