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.

Battery

Jan. 4

Kevin Stilwell, 45, of Hayward, Wis., was charged with battery to a police officer, attempted battery and disorderly conduct at Elmhurst Hospital at 9:18 a.m. Police said a reporting officer met with hospital security who reported Stilwell spit at staff while being escorted out of the hospital. While outside of the hospital Stilwell allegedly kicked the reporting officer in the left shin.

Dec. 31

Patrick M. Harken, 52, of Elmhurst, was charged with battery near York and Park at 12:04 a.m. Police said a reporting officer met with the victim who reported Harken slapped him in the face. Harken denied the incident took place and denied any involvement with the victim, according to police.

Criminal damage, criminal trespass

Jan. 3

A complainant in the 300 block of Poplar told police at 11:51 p.m. that an unknown suspect(s) threw a rock through the front window of the residence.

Dec. 26-Dec. 27

A victim in the 100 block of Cayuga told police that while she was out of town, her residence was egged sometime between the above dates. An investigation is pending.

Domestic battery, domestic incident, disorderly conduct, disturbance

Jan. 3

A 32-year-old Chicago woman was charged with domestic battery in the 700 block of W. Lake. Police said a reporting officer met with the complainant who stated the suspect battered him on Dec. 13.

Jan. 1

A 52-year-old Elmhurst woman was charged with two counts of domestic battery in the 800 block of Prospect at 3:09 a.m. Police said while the victim was asleep on a sofa, the suspect struck the victim and asked him to leave the residence. The victim pushed the suspect away causing an injury.

Police said an officer responded to the lobby of the police department at 11:23 a.m. for a domestic battery report. The complainant related her boyfriend grabbed her and struck her, causing injury. The suspect related the complainant grabbed him and struck him. Due to conflicting statements and visible injuries to both subjects, no arrests were made.

Dec. 30

Police said officers responded to the 200 block of E. South at 5:59 p.m. for a report of a disturbance. The reporting officer met with the complainant who reported the suspect caused damage to several windows to the residence. This case is pending investigation.

Police said a reporting officer met with the complainant in the 100 block of N. Addison who reported the suspect became irate and was asked to leave the establishment. The suspect left the business but moments later returned with a wooden board in hand. The suspect left the scene prior to officers’ arrival. This case is pending investigation.

DUI, transportation of open alcohol, possession of open alcohol

Jan. 2

Byron C. Dodd, 31, of Addison, was charged with DUI-drugs, driving while license revoked, using an electronic communications device while operating a vehicle, stopping/standing in roadway and no insurance subsequent to a report of a driver passed out behind the wheel near Lake and Route 83 at 8:38 p.m.

Charles R. Fiebrandt, 51, of Elmhurst, was charged with DUI and no insurance near First and York at 1:49 a.m.

Jan. 1

Charles J. Gloor, 18, of Western Springs, and Nolan A. Morris, 18, of Lyons, were issued citations for consumption of alcohol by a minor in the 400 block of N. York at 12:54 a.m.

Gregory Jaudon, 58, of Chicago, was charged with DUI, improper lane usage and possession of cannabis by a driver subsequent to a report of a vehicle in a ditch and the driver passed out behind the wheel near Roosevelt and York at 2:43 a.m.

Dec. 30

Yessenia Ramirez, 28, of Addison, was charged with DUI-drugs and unlawful possession of a controlled substance, while Michael Nutting, 29, of Addison, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance subsequent to a suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of N. Robert Palmer at 2:09 a.m.

Fleeing, eluding

According to information provided last week by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported one incident of fleeing and eluding in which drivers of a vehicle or a motorcycle reportedly fled after a traffic stop was conducted.

Harassment, threats

Nov. 25-Jan. 2

A complainant in the 200 block of Addison told police that he has been receiving numerous harassing text messages from his former girlfriend between the above dates. The reporting officer contacted the suspect and advised her to cease all contact with the complainant.

Nov. 1-Jan. 2

A reporting officer responded to the lobby of the police department for a harassment report. The complainant related that the suspect continues to post false claims and

threats against him on her social media platforms. An investigation is pending.

Dec. 30

Police said a reporting officer met with a complainant in the 400 block of S. Argyle at 9:30 p.m. who reported her ex-boyfriend has been harassing her. The complainant stated the suspect has been texting both her personal and work phones regarding their recent break-up. The reporting officer spoke with the suspect who agreed to cease further contact with the complainant.

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

Dec. 31

Police said officers responded to Elmhurst Hospital at 8:33 p.m. for the report of a subject who was using drugs in the hospital’s bathroom. The suspect was found in possession of hypodermic needles and suspected heroin. The reporting officer took possession of the needles and suspected heroin and placed them into evidence. Due to the suspect’s physical ailment, she was not able to be transported to the DuPage County Jail. A warrant will be sought. The suspect was served with a no-trespass notice.

Possession of cannabis by a driver of a vehicle

Dec. 30-Jan. 2

Between the above dates, Javon Nicholson, 26, of Berwyn; Jose Perez, 18, of Berwyn; Alex Tovar, 21, of Chicago; Kevin Valenzuela, 18, of Matteson, were issued citations for unlawful possession of cannabis by a driver.

Suspicious circumstances

Jan. 1-Jan. 2

A complainant in the 100 block of N. Garfield observed footprints in the snow at her front door and around her home to the rear sliding glass door. The reporting officer checked the home’s exterior and did not observe any tampering or damage to the home.

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

Dec. 26-Jan. 3

Identity theft was reported in the 300 block of S. Route 83. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) used her personal information to attempt to open a bank account. Wells Fargo Bank denied the account due to lack of identification.

Dec. 31-Jan. 2

Identity theft was reported in the 400 block of N. York. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) gained access to her bank account information and used her debit card account number to fraudulently make purchases sometime between the above dates. The victim contacted the bank and canceled her debit card.

Jan. 1

Identity theft was reported in the 200 block of Emory at 8 p.m. A victim reports an unknown suspect(s) used her debit card information to complete several fraudulent charges.

Dec. 31

Theft of vehicle parts was reported at a business in the 100 block of Industrial at 3:30 a.m. A reporting officer met with the complainant who reported an unknown suspect(s) removed six catalytic converters from three box trucks. This case is pending investigation.

Theft of vehicle parts was reported at Elm Creek Drive at 8:52 p.m. An unknown suspect(s) removed the front license plate from the victim’s vehicle. The license plate was entered into LEADS.

Identity theft was reported in the 900 block of Bryan at 3:02 p.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) used his personal information in an attempt to open an online account with Wells Fargo Bank. Wells Fargo denied the account due to lack of identification. The victim reported the fraud to Wells Fargo.

Identity theft was reported in the 800 block of S. Stratford at 1:47 p.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) used her personal information in an attempt to open an account with Wells Fargo Bank. The bank denied the application due to lack of identification.

Dec. 30

Attempted residential burglary was reported in the 500 block of N. Kenilworth at 7:01 p.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect approached the residence claiming he was sent to remove a tree branch from an electrical line. When the victim exited the residence to look for the damage, two unknown suspects entered the residence through a side door. The unknown suspects left the residence and fled the area in a white SUV. Nothing appeared to be taken at this time. The suspects were described as white males in their early 20s.

Theft of vehicle parts was reported at York High School at 4:10 p.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) removed the catalytic convertor from his vehicle which was parked in the west parking lot.

Dec. 27

Identity theft was reported in the 400 block of W. Third at 1:10 p.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) attempted to open a Wells Fargo account using her personal information.

Warrant arrest

Dec. 31

Police said that subsequent to a suspicious person call near York and Roosevelt at 8:15 a.m., Patrick A. Bellezza, 33, of Downers Grove, was found to have a valid warrant, which was issued by the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office.

 

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