The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of victims. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named.

Disorderly conduct, disturbance, domestic battery

Feb. 24

Police said officers responded to the 200 block of E. Wrightwood at around 10:19 p.m. for the report of a domestic disturbance. The reporting officer met with the victim who stated the suspect shattered a bowl and inadvertently scratched him. The victim does not believe the suspect intended to injure him.

Feb. 20

A complainant in the 600 block of N. York told police at around 5:06 p.m. that an unknown suspect was very close to him, stepped on his sandal, and an argument ensued. As they were arguing the suspect followed the victim to his car in an attempt to get him to fight. The complainant did not wish to pursue charges.

DUI, DUI-drugs, illegal transportation of alcohol

Feb. 25

Justean Morgan, 44, of Hoffman Estates, was charged with DUI and improper lane usage subsequent to a traffic stop near N. Route 83 and W. Lake at around 12:46 a.m.

Feb. 21

Shawn M. King, 50 of Villa Park, was charged with DUI, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, speeding and improper lane usage subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Highland at around 1:59 a.m.

Feb. 20

Evelyn D. Dobbs, 35, of Calumet City, was charged with DUI, transportation of open alcohol, disobeying a traffic control signal, aggravated driving while license revoked, tinted windows and no registration plate light subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Route 83 at around 5:04 a.m.

Edward P. Rivera, 38, of Chicago, was charged with two counts of DUI, driving while license revoked, stopping/parking on a roadway and no insurance subsequent to investigation of a suspicious vehicle which was stopped in the roadway in the 300 block of E. St. Charles at around 4:34 a.m.

Feb. 19

Raul Veliz Florez, 32, of Zion, was charged with transportation of open alcohol by the driver, no valid driver’s license, failure to signal when required and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near Lake and Grand at around 10:46 p.m.

Feb. 18

Brianna Miller, 26, of Willowbrook, was charged with DUI-drugs while Dylan Vaughn, 23, of Darien, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia near N. York and E. First at around 8:16 p.m. 

Fleeing, eluding

Feb. 23

Police said while an officer was on patrol near North and I-290 at around 12:24 a.m., the officer observed a vehicle which was reported stolen. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled from officers at a high rate of speed. Investigation pending.

Police said while an officer was on patrol near York and Crestview at around 12:30 a.m., the officer observed a suspicious vehicle. The officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop for speeding, but the vehicle accelerated and refused to stop. An ISPERN message was broadcast.

Harassment, threats

Feb. 23

Police said that subsequent to several online conversations, a victim in the 300 block of W. Van Buren provided an unknown suspect with his bank account information and credit card information. The suspect electronically deposited funds into the victim’s bank account and paid the balance on the victim’s credit card. After freezing his accounts, the victim received threatening messages from the suspect. The victim told the suspect to no longer contact him.

Feb. 17

A reporting officer spoke with a complainant in the 800 block of S. York at around 8:17 a.m. who reported a harassing video involving a student was posted on Snapchat. An investigation is pending.

Obstruction

Feb.  24

Joshua A. Samayoa, 24, of Elmhurst, a passenger in a vehicle, was charged with obstructing identification subsequent to a traffic stop near E. North and Melrose at around 2:04 p.m. Police said Samayoa provided a false name and date of birth, and also was found to have six active warrants. Amanda Jacquez, 25, of Elmhurst, was charged with driving while license suspended and no insurance. Police said Jacquez also was found to have an active warrant.

Feb. 20

Arkevia N. Candler, 18, of Chicago, was charged with obstructing identification, resisting arrest and no seat belt subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Villa at around 7:11 p.m. Police said Candler provided a false name to the officers, and as officers attempted to take Candler into custody, she refused to place her hands behind her back and resisted arrest. Police said Candler also was found to have a valid warrant from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.

Possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance

Feb. 22

Dexter L. Thomas, 30, of Glendale Heights, was issued citations for possession of cannabis by the driver and tinted windows subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Route 83 at around 12:56 a.m.

Feb. 21

A juvenile suspect was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis by the driver, no valid driver’s license and no insurance in the 300 block of N. Route 83 at around 9:43 a.m.

Feb. 20

William A. Tsanakas, 48, of Chicago, was issued citations for possession of cannabis in a vehicle and no seat belt subsequent to a traffic stop near Route 83 and Second at around 4:35 p.m.

Feb. 19

Ethan D. Figueroa, 19, of Chicago, was issued citations for possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding and tinted windows subsequent to a traffic stop near St. Charles and Fair at around 11:34 p.m.

Dominic Gonzalez, 21, of Chicago, was issued citations for possession of adult use cannabis in a vehicle and unlawful possession of an electronic communication device subsequent to a traffic stop near North and West at around 8:20 p.m.

Suspicious circumstances

Feb. 24

A complainant near N. West and W. Grantley told police at around 8:52 a.m. while driving near the above location, he was waived down by an unknown female subject. The complainant pulled over and the unknown female entered his vehicle and requested a ride. The complainant refused and stated the female subject exited his vehicle and waived down a white van; the complainant then left the area. Officers checked the area but were met with no results. She is described as a white female, approximately 40-50 years of age, last seen wearing a dark colored jacket. The complainant reported the subject had visible injuries to her face and appeared intoxicated.

A reporting officer met with a complainant in the 500 block of W. Grand at around 7:40 p.m. The complainant stated she met the suspect at a hotel. When she entered the hotel room, she observed suspected drugs in the room. The complainant stated she left the hotel room and called to report the suspect. The case is pending investigation.

Feb. 19

A victim in the 400 block of Argyle advised at 12:54 p.m. that he sent numerous digital images to an unknown suspect on Snapchat. The unknown suspect took screenshots and demanded money or the images would be disseminated. The victim does not wish to pursue complaints.

Theft/burglary/attempted theft or burglary/identity theft/fraud/forgery/deceptive practice/obstruction/robbery

Feb. 21

Retail theft was reported at a store in the 900 block of S. York at around 11:07 a.m. Police said that upon arrival, a complainant related that three suspects described as black males between the ages of 40 and 60 concealed numerous

bottles of liquor in their coats and exited the store without paying for the merchandise. Officers checked the area with no results. An investigation is pending.

Feb. 20

Juan Rodriguez Pardo, 25, of Glendale Heights, was charged with forgery, transportation of open alcohol, unlawful delivery of alcohol to a minor, no valid driver’s license, unsafe tire and no insurance while Juan F. Mantilla-Gonzalez, 19, of Carol Stream, was charged with consumption of alcohol by a minor near North and Highland at around 4:41 p.m.

Feb. 19-Feb.  20

Burglary to a vehicle was reported in the 500 block of N. Michigan. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked Toyota Sequoia and removed cash sometime between the above dates.

Feb. 19

Theft of a vehicle was reported in the 500 block of W. Grand at around 6:04 p.m. A victim told police that while a 2010 Acura MDX was being detailed, it was left running and unattended in the parking lot. Video surveillance showed the suspect entering the vehicle and driving away. The vehicle was subsequently located in Chicago with no suspect on scene. Through investigation, officers located and arrested the suspect.

Theft was reported in the 100 block of N. York at around 3:47 p.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect used another customer’s loyalty points to complete a purchase, which was subsequently delivered by Door Dash. The listed suspect was contacted and stated he would go to Buffalo Wild Wings and pay the difference. An investigation is pending.

Feb. 18

Identity theft was reported at Elm Creek Drive at around 5:09 p.m. A victim told police that he was contacted by an agent with the U.S. Department of Labor regarding an identity theft investigation. The agent advised while investigating an identity theft, he came across an individual using the victim’s information.

Theft by deception was reported in the 400 block of W. Butterfield at around 7:30 p.m. A victim told police that he received a notification advising him that his computer had been hacked. The victim contacted the phone number listed on the notification and spoke to a suspect purporting to be with tech support. The unknown suspect instructed the victim to purchase gift cards to resolve the issue. The victim purchased the gift cards and provided the unknown suspect with the card numbers.

Unemployment benefits identity theft

According to information provided last week by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported 11 incidents of identity theft with the intention of using a victim’s personal information to fraudulently apply for unemployment benefits through the Illinois Department of Employment Security.

Warrant arrest

Feb. 23

Police said a reporting officer made contact with a pedestrian that had an active warrant from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office in the 700 block of S. York at around 10:39 a.m. According to police, Joshua M. Temen, 25, was taken into custody and was transported to the police station where he was fingerprinted and photographed.

Feb. 22

Police said Vincent R. Rosinski, 21, of Northlake, turned himself in on a warrant at around 7:40 p.m. According to police, Rosinski was found to have a valid warrant from the Northlake Police Department.

 

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