The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. 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


Jan. 9

     Brian Reedy, 46, of Bensenville, was charged with disorderly conduct at a store in the 200 block of S. Route 83 at around 5:21 p.m. An employee told police that Reedy entered the store and allegedly created a disturbance by shouting at the employee who was working at the meat counter. Police said Reedy then chased the employee to the back of the store. A manager escorted Reedy from the store, and he was contacted and later surrendered himself to police, according to police.


Jan. 8

     Tristan S. Clanton, 32, of Bellwood, was charged with disorderly conduct in the 100 block of E. Lake at around 10: 05 a.m. Police said officers responded to the report of a male threatening a victim, who related that she told Clanton he would not be able to see their daughter, which caused Clanton to drive around the victim’s apartment building looking for her. Clanton was located and charged.


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


Jan. 10

     Oliver Boryszewski, 25, of Northbrook, was charged with DUI and improper lane usage subsequent to a traffic stop near North and York at around 12:45 a.m.


Harassment, threats


Jan. 8-Jan. 9

     A victim in the 600 block of N. County Line Road told police that she and her brother had been having a custody dispute over the care of their mother. The victim was recently made court-appointed guardian over their mother’s well-being. After that court date, her brother has allegedly been making false police reports about the victim stealing money from their mother, and then sending copies of the police reports to her employer. Attempts to contact the suspect were unsuccessful to date.


Feb. 23-Nov. 7, 2017

A victim in the 400 block of S. Argyle told police at around 8:50 p.m. she was being harassed through text messages from the online app Pinger. The victim related she has received texts from 17 different phone numbers between the above dates which she believes were all created by the suspect in order to harass her. The victim is willing to pursue complaints if a suspect is identified.


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


Jan. 8

     Kyle D. Conway, 23, of DeKalb, was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis subsequent to a traffic stop near York and Crestview at around 3:58 p.m.


Suspicious circumstances


Jan. 8

     A complainant in the 200 block of S. Pick told police at around 7:17 p.m. that she observed a vehicle parked in front of her house playing loud music. An unknown suspect described as a white male, between 40 and 50 years old, around 6’3” and 170 pounds, with dark colored stubble on his face, wearing a black ski cap and a purple jacket with gold trim, reportedly exited the vehicle and approached her and her 9-year-old daughter. The suspect did not say anything and left the area once the complainant’s dog started barking. Neighborhood interviews were conducted, and a neighbor told police she has seen the vehicle on several occasions.


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


Jan. 9-Jan. 10

     A reporting officer responded to the report of a burglary to a construction storage trailer in the 900 block of N. York. A company employee arrived at work at 7 a.m. Jan. 10 and found the company’s construction trailer was broken into. An unknown suspect(s) cut the lock to the trailer’s side door and stole a yellow Home Depot rigid chop saw and an orange Dewalt® hammer drill with drill bits.


Jan. 9

     Identity theft was reported in the 200 block of Monterey at around 8:32 a.m. A victim told police she was notified by Credit Karma that an unknown suspect(s) attempted to use her Social Security number to open a Comcast account and attempted to change the password on her account.

A victim in the 600 block of N. York told police at around 4:34 p.m. that an unknown suspect tampered with his locked gym locker and removed a Chase Visa card from his wallet. The victim contacted his bank and learned three fraudulent charges were made with the card.


Jan. 8

     Piotr Grabowiecki, 32, of Chicago, was charged with theft at a restaurant in the 400 block of S. Spring at around 9:26 p.m. Police said a victim reported that Grabowiecki attempted to leave the restaurant after he was unable to pay his bar tab of $48.18.

Retail theft was reported at a store in the 300 block of S. Route 83 at around 2:20 p.m. A victim told police that two unknown female suspects allegedly stole a display iPhone X valued at $1000. Police said one of the suspects used a screwdriver to unlock the phone from the display, ran out of the store toward a restaurant, entered a white hatchback vehicle and fled the scene northbound on Route 83. The first suspect was described as a black female with shoulder-length braided hair, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. The second suspect was described as a black female with curly hair wearing a black leather jacket.


Jan. 6-Jan. 7

A reporting officer responded to a fire alarm at a school in the 300 block of E. St. Charles at around 8:50 a.m. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown suspect(s) entered the school through an unsecured door. Once inside, it appears that the suspect(s) turned the water faucets on for all the sinks located in a science class room, causing extensive water damage to two classrooms. Fire department personnel were able to turn off all faucets, and school maintenance personnel responded to the scene. An investigation is pending.


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