Home Invasion, Battery Charges Filed Against Man In Batavia Incident


BATAVIA, IL — An Aurora man is facing home invasion and domestic battery charges after he entered the residence of someone with whom he was previously in a relationship and battered two people, according to Batavia police.

Police responded at about 8:19 a.m. Thursday to the 400 block of Mill Street after receiving a report of a burglary in progress. After warning residents of heightened police presence in the area, officers determined the incident to be a domestic disturbance, localizing it to one residence, Patch reported.

As a precautionary measure, Batavia High School and H.C. Storm Elementary School were placed on lockdown.

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Following an investigation, detectives identified the suspect as Miguel A. Reyes-Garcia, 33, of Aurora. The man entered the home of the person he was once in a relationship with without permission and battered them and another person, Batavia police said in an update Friday.

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Reyes-Garcia fled the scene before police arrived, officials said.

The Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office issued a warrant for Reyes-Garcia’s arrest and approved five charges against the man:

  • Home invasion, a Class X felony
  • Criminal trespass to residence, a Class 4 felony
  • Domestic battery, bodily harm, a Class A misdemeanor
  • Domestic battery, insulting/provoking physical contact, a Class A misdemeanor
  • Battery, insulting/provoking physical contact, a Class A misdemeanor

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