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

Oct. 28

Police said officers responded to the 100 block of S. West at 9:25 p.m. for a report of a fight in progress. The callers relayed that a male and a female were physically fighting in the street. Upon arrival, officers checked the area with no results. An investigation is pending.

Domestic battery, disorderly conduct

Nov. 2

Police said that subsequent to a verbal argument between patrons over exercise equipment in the 100 block of S. West, one of the individuals threw a cleaning towel in the direction of the other. Due to conflicting stories, no charges were filed.

Nov. 1

A 19-year-old Chicago woman was charged with domestic battery in the 200 block of S. Route 83 at 10:47 p.m.

Oct. 31

A complainant in the 400 block of N. Highview reported at 8:39 p.m. that unknown subjects were banging on his windows. The complainant reviewed Ring doorbell camera footage, which shows two juveniles banging on his window before running away. The complainant wishes to sign complaints if the suspects are located.

Oct. 30

A 20-year-old Elmhurst man was charged with two counts of domestic battery, theft and aggravated assault in the 300 block of S. West at 10:07 a.m. Police said officers responded for a fire alarm at the above location when the victim came out reporting his ex-fiancé was physically abusing him. The victim stated that the suspect struck him and attempted to strike the victim in the head with a wine bottle. The suspect also took the victim’s phone and used it to transfer cash to herself.

Oct. 27

A 31-year-old Lombard man was charged with two counts of domestic battery and interfering with the reporting of domestic violence in the 400 block of W. Butterfield at 1:35 a.m. A victim told police that while in her residence with a friend, the suspect entered the residence and battered both victims.

Police said officers responded to a bank in the 900 block of N. York for a customer dispute. The complainant related the suspect was very irate and shouted obscenities at her through the drive-up window. The suspect was issued a no-trespass notice.

DUI, DUI-drugs, transportation of open alcohol, possession of open alcohol, consumption of alcohol by a minor

Nov. 1

Isaac Flores, 42, of Elmhurst, was charged with DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident in the 500 block of W. Babcock at 1:12 a.m.

Alexis Lopez, 24, of Chicago, was charged with DUI-drugs, no valid driver’s license, improper lighting,  improper display of license plates, illegal transportation of open alcohol and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near Myrtle and North at 12:16 a.m.

Oct. 29

Raymond Smith, 50, of Maywood, was charged with DUI, obstructing identification, speeding and illegal transportation of alcohol subsequent to a traffic stop near Route 83 and North at 2:16 a.m.

Fleeing, eluding

According to information provided last week by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported two incidents of fleeing and eluding during which the driver of a vehicle fled the scene after being stopped for a traffic stop by police.

Identity theft, fraud, forgery

According to information provided by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported three incidents of identity theft or fraud in which a victim’s identity was fraudulently used either to make charges on a credit card, open a business, bank or credit account, receive unemployment benefits—or a victim was convinced by a subject to deposit money into an account, send a check, or to buy gift cards.

Possession of cannabis in a vehicle

According to information provided last week by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported two incidents of possession of cannabis by either the driver of a vehicle or a passenger: Mohammed A. Riaz, 29, of Woodridge, near Robert Palmer Dr. and York St. at 2:06 a.m. Oct. 29; and Marlen Rodriguez, 21, of Wood Dale, in the 900 block of N. York at 8:40 p.m. Nov. 1.

Suspicious circumstances

Oct. 30

While on patrol in the 400 block of S. Cottage at 8:04 a.m., an officer discovered a makeup bag in the roadway. The officer made contact with the owner and discovered her unlocked vehicle had been rummaged through overnight. No other items were reported missing.

Oct. 25-Oct. 27

Police said a victim’s son reports the suspect (his brother) is abusive with their mother for whom they care. The suspect denies being abusive to her. An investigation is pending.

Theft or burglary /retail theft/forgery/deceptive practice/obstruction/

robbery

Nov. 2

Theft was reported in the 100 block of W. Arthur at 8:45 a.m. A complainant related that the “Do Not Enter” sign had been stolen from the yellow barricades at Hawthorne School by an unknown suspect(s).

Oct. 29-Oct. 31

Theft of vehicle parts was reported in the 700 block of N. York. A complainant reported an unknown suspect(s) forced entry to their secured storage lot and removed numerous tires from parked semi-tractors. This case is pending investigation.

Oct. 30

Attempted burglary to a vehicle was reported in the 400 block of S. Washington at 7:18 a.m. A victim reported an unknown suspect pulled on her parked vehicle’s locked door handle. This incident was captured on the victim’s Nest Camera surveillance video. The suspect was last seen walking north on Washington to a vehicle.

Theft of a vehicle was reported in the 100 block of E. Oneida at 8:46 a.m. A victim related that an unknown suspect(s) stole his black 2018 Jeep Cherokee that was parked in his garage overnight. The suspect(s) used the garage door opener inside the victim’s unlocked car to enter the garage. The vehicle was later recovered abandoned in Chicago. An investigation is pending.

Burglary to a vehicle was reported in the 100 block of E. Crescent at 3:41 p.m. A complainant related that an unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked vehicle while it was parked overnight and stole her wallet. Nothing else was reported missing.

Oct. 29-Oct. 30

Residential burglary was reported in the 300 block of Holly. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) entered his garage and stole his wallet containing his Illinois driver’s license, and several credit/debit cards from his vehicle. The unknown suspect then made multiple unauthorized transactions. An investigation is pending.

Oct. 27

Theft was reported in the 100 block of S. Prospect at 7:39 p.m. A victim related unknown suspect(s) stole her unattended wallet that was left on her desk in her office and withdrew funds from her Chase Bank account. An investigation is pending.

Oct. 20-Oct. 27

Theft was reported at an animal care center in the 800 block of S. Riverside. The manager of the center told police that upon returning from a trip, several deposits were discovered to be missing. An investigation is missing.

Feb. 21

Theft was reported at a company in the 300 block of W. Lake. A complainant reported the suspect was using the company’s fuel card without authorization for non-work-related vehicles since the above date. This case is pending investigation.

 

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