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.

 

Battery

 

March 10

Police said that while an officer was on patrol in the 400 block of Spring at around 7:26 p.m., the officer was advised by a witness, “There is a naked man in the window, and there are kids walking around.” According to police, the officer located the completely undressed individual, Glenn C. Williams, 57, of Elmhurst, standing in front of the first floor public vestibule window. Police said Williams resisted arrest, struck an officer with an object, was subsequently tased, and then was apprehended by officers. He was charged with battery, resisting a police officer and public indecency.

 

Criminal damage, criminal defacement

 

March 10-March 11

Criminal damage to a vehicle was reported in the 400 block of E. Butterfield at around 11:59 a.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) sprayed blue spray paint on the back of his vehicle while parked in his driveway.

 

Domestic battery, domestic incident, disturbance

 

March 13

Police said officers responded to the 200 block of N. Glenview at around 3:30 p.m. for the report of a disturbance. The victim reported the suspect was outside his house yelling and banging on his door and windows. The victim did not wish to pursue charges but no longer wants the suspect on his property. The suspect was served with a no trespass notice.

Police said officers responded for the report of a domestic in the 100 block of E. Hale at around 8:50 p.m. Upon arrival, the victim stated the suspect had been drinking, arguing and punching the walls in the basement. No damage was done to the walls and no physical contact was made.

 

March 12

A victim in the 300 block of W. Lake told police at around 8 a.m. that she and her boyfriend had been in a verbal argument during their car ride. The victim related the argument escalated and the suspect slapped the victim in the face. The suspect also pushed her against the side of the vehicle, according to police. The suspect left the area prior to an officer’s arrival. An investigation is pending.

 

March 11

A complainant in the 500 block of W. St. Charles told police at around 9:16 p.m. that following an argument, she asked the subject to leave the house for the evening. While he was putting on his coat, he allegedly continually bumped into her. There were no arrests made due to conflicting stories and no injuries. The suspect left the house for the night.

 

March 8

Police said two suspects were each charged with two counts of domestic battery in the 1000 block of Euclid at around 3:17 p.m. One of the suspects was additionally charged with driving while license suspended.

 

Disorderly conduct

 

March 11

Police said officer responded to a call of a fight in progress at a store in the 100 block of N. York at around 3:08 a.m. According to police, Trevor Cook, 22, of Lombard, was located hiding behind the building. Cook was charged with disorderly conduct/fighting in public.

A complainant in the 100 block of S. Prospect told police at around 12:37 a.m. that she arrived home to find an unknown male passed out on her couch. It was learned the suspect attended Elmhurst College in the past, and used to live at this address, according to police. Police said the suspect, Zachary N. Urbanski, 23, of Downers Grove, was highly intoxicated and could not comprehend that he no longer lived at the address. Urbanski was issued a citation for disorderly conduct/public intoxication.

 

March 10

Police said that while an officer was on patrol in the 400 block of Spring at around 3:12 p.m., they observed Michael A. Jedrzejewski, 29, of Elk Grove Village, urinating on the front of businesses in the area. The officer made contact with Jedrzejewski, who was intoxicated, according to police. He was charged with disorderly conduct/befouling property, and disorderly conduct/public intoxication.

Claire E. Sexton, 20, of Elmhurst, was issued a citation for disorderly conduct/public intoxication in the 400 block of S. Spring at around 3:15 p.m.

Officers responded for a disturbance in the 100 block of N. Addison at around 8:39 p.m. where a person reportedly punched someone. The subject had allegedly been drinking all day, was cut off at the bar, and asked to leave the establishment. The suspect was escorted out, and reportedly attempted to punch two people. There were no injuries, nor complaints.

 

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

 

March 11

Edwin J. Karges, 29, of Villa Park, was charged with DUI, improper lighting and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near Lake and Route 83 at around 11:58 p.m.

 

March 10

Police said that subsequent to a call for a vehicle which was blocking the street near Madison and Cambridge at around 9:29 p.m., a responding officer initiated a traffic stop. According to police, the officers detected an odor of alcohol coming from inside of the vehicle, and the occupants all appeared to be under the age of 21. Laila A. Dennis, 19, of Battle Creek, Mich.; Stephanie Diaz, 18, of Highwood, Ill.; Gabriel N. Franco, 18, of Maywood; Brianna G. Gray, 18, of Elmhurst; Trinity Key, 19, of Broadview; and Treston P. Womack, 20, of Hewitt, Texas, were each issued citations for consumption of alcohol by a minor.

 

March 9

Tomisalv Lazarevich, 57, of Del Ray, Calif., was charged with DUI subsequent to a hit and run accident near First and Clara at around 10:02 p.m. Police said Lazarevich was located, admitted to drinking alcohol and had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath.

 

Fleeing, eluding

 

March 12

A reporting officer attempted a traffic stop on a silver Audi near Lake and York at around 11:13 p.m. The vehicle failed to yield and increased speed fleeing eastbound on I-290. The traffic stop was terminated, and the vehicle’s license plate was reported stolen out of Schaumburg.

 

Harassment, threats

 

March 11

A complainant in the 100 block of Avon Road told police at around 8:50 p.m. that a suspect sent harassing text messages to both her and her son. An officer left a voicemail for the suspect advising him to discontinue contact with the complainant and her son.

 

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

 

March 14

Lamarcus Mims, 32, of Bellwood, was charged with possession of cannabis, driving while license suspended and disobeying a traffic control device near Robert Palmer and Marion at around 5:20 p.m.

Mackenzie Pelosi, 18, of Elmhurst, was issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia in the 300 block of W. St. Charles at around 10:30 a.m.

 

March 13

Noel Salicido-Sariome, 20 and Leslie Frusto, 18, both of Berkeley, were both issued citations in the 500 block of S. York at around 12:23 a.m.—Salicido for possession of cannabis and Frusto for possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

March 11

John Aleman, 49, of Chicago, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding near York and Butterfield at around 3:34 p.m. Police said that subsequent to a traffic stop, Aleman was found to be in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia.

 

March 8

Ahmad Abdallah, 28, of Palos Hills, was cited for possession of cannabis subsequent to a suspicious vehicle near St. Charles and Route 83 at around 10:22 p.m.

Police said that subsequent to investigating a stopped car in the roadway near Vallette and Cedar at around 1:42 p.m., Darius Harris, 21, of Berkeley, was found to be in possession of cannabis and shotgun shells. According to police, Harris did not possess a valid Firearm Owner’s Identification Card. He was charged with possession of ammunition without a FOID, then released. Police said Noah Virola, 21, of Hillside, walked away from the scene and was later located by officers. He was found to be wanted by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant, which was confirmed.

Leo Ortiz, 20, of Chicago, was issued citations for possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia subsequent to investigating a suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of S. Prospect at around 5:24 p.m.

Robert James, 37, of Chicago, was issued citations for possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia subsequent to investigating a suspicious vehicle in the 600 block of N. York at around 8:32 p.m.

 

Suspicious circumstances

 

Feb. 21

A complainant in the 200 block of N. Maison Court told police at around 1:58 p.m. that he received five mailings which were addressed to persons not known to him, nor living at his home. The mailings were application denials for credit accounts. The complainant has a credit monitoring service and has not seen any unauthorized use of his name or Social Security number.

 

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

 

March 12

Forgery was reported in the 300 block of S. Route 83 at around 8:43 p.m. Police said that subsequent to investigating an ATM alarm at Wells Fargo, a suspect was found be in the area of the ATM and in possession of a fake driver’s license. Inside the suspect’s vehicle, two forged checks were located, police said. The suspect was arrested and subsequently released without charges at this time pending further investigation.

 

March 1-March 12

A victim in the 100 block of E. Park told police at around 5:34 p.m. that an unknown suspect(s) attempted to open several credit card accounts using her information between the above dates which were unsuccessful. The victim also related one of her existing cards was used to purchase groceries. The victim has placed a hold on her credit.

 

March 11

Retail theft was reported at a store in the 100 block of E. Schiller at around 12 noon. Officers responded to the store for a report of a shoplifting that just occurred. The complainant stated she was outside when she noticed a male walking out with a gift bag that appeared to be full of liquor. The complainant told police the male entered a red Nissan Rogue, placed the bag in the car, and left the parking lot.

 

March 10

Victor K. Ogbebor, 21, of Country Club Hills, was charged with retail theft at a store in the 300 block of S. Route 83 at around 2:47 p.m. Police said a reporting officer responded to the store, where two suspects removed earrings from the store and left. The store’s loss prevention officer provided the vehicle information, and the officer was able to make contact with the owner. At approximately 5 p.m. one of the suspects, Ogbebor, came into the police station and admitted to taking the earrings, according to police.

Theft was reported in the 700 block of S. Saylor at around 7:05 p.m. Victims told police they had an estate sale and two suspects were seen in a room where they should not have been and were requesting to purchase jewelry boxes that were not for sale. They purchased some records and left in a white sedan. It was later discovered that cash and other property were missing from one of the jewelry boxes. The first suspect was described as a white male, approximately 30 years old, around 5’6” and 160 pounds, wearing a Cubs baseball hat, rose-gold glasses and two gold chains. The second suspect was described as a white male around 5’8”, 180 pounds wearing a Cubs baseball cap.

Forgery was reported at a gas station in the 600 block of W. North at around 10 a.m. Police said two suspects purchased $20 of gas and $7 for cigarettes using a $100 bill, which was found to be fraudulent. The first suspect was described as a black male between 40 and 50 years old, around 6’ and 200 pounds with gray stubble on his face, wearing black pants, a black T-shirt, a skull cap and a tan coat with writing on the left chest. The second suspect was described as a black female around 5’3” 230 pounds wearing a blue and gray seat suit.

 

March 9

Kinjal Patel, 32, of Addison, was charged with retail theft an issued a no-trespass notice at a store in the 300 block of S. Route 83 at around 9:16 p.m. Police said Patel admitted to taking sunglasses, cosmetics and tweezers.

A witness at a bank in the 100 block of S. York told police at around 5:44 p.m. of finding a skimming device attached to the outside drive-through ATM at the bank. The witness used the same ATM on March 7 at 5 p.m. and did not notice the device at that time. The bank was able to remove the skimming device which was recovered as evidence.

 

March 8-March 9

Attempted commercial burglary was reported at a school in the 400 block of W. Madison between the above dates. A complainant told police that an unknown suspect attempted to gain entry to the school building through a window on the southwest corner of the building. The metal casement window was found cracked and an interior screen was pushed inward. It does not appear that the suspect made entry into the building.

 

March 8

Vanessa Jaquez, 38, of Addison, was charged with retail theft at a store in the 300 block of S. Route 83 at around 4:41 p.m. Police said store security reported Jaquez was observed hiding merchandise inside an oversized purse and exiting the store without paying for the merchandise. The suspect was returned to the security office where the merchandise was recovered, according to police.

Attempted theft was reported in the 500 block of N. Willow at around 2:30 p.m. A victim told police they received a phone call where the caller claimed to be a computer repair person and needed access to the victim’s computer. The victim reports the caller was able to access the victim’s computer. As of this report there is no dollar loss.

 

March 7

Corey Dixon, 24, of Chicago, was charged with felony identity theft and misdemeanor resisting arrest in the 200 block of W. Grand at around 5:56 p.m. According to police, an auto dealership reported that Dixon was purchasing a vehicle and attempted to use a credit card that did not belong to him. Officers responded, and Dixon allegedly fled the scene on foot. He was apprehended at York and Grand, according to police.

Theft was reported at a company in the 900 block of Oaklawn at around 12:12 p.m. The operations manager for the company reports an unknown suspect used the company’s business code and password to cash six Com Cheks at several locations.

Identity theft was reported in the 100 block of E. Cayuga at around 5:12 p.m. A victim told police she was notified by her bank that a suspect using her personal information was attempting to finance a vehicle purchase. A further investigation into the victim’s credit report revealed two additional fraudulent purchases.

 

March 1

Identity theft was reported in the 600 block of Colfax at around 6 p.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect filed for unemployment benefits and a change of address using the victim’s personal information. The victim reported the fraud to the Illinois Department of Employment Security which will initiate a fraud investigation.

 

Oct. 6, 2017-Dec. 22, 2017

Forgery was reported in the 200 block of N. Highland between the above dates. A victim told police that she received a phone call from a debt collector stating she owed money on a Comcast account opened in her name. The victim reported the account was fraudulently opened. The victim was advised she contact her credit companies and freeze on her credit.

 

Oct. 3, 2017

Forgery was reported at Elmhurst College. A complainant told police that a check was sent to a paving company but was never received. The complainant contacted the bank and it was learned that the recipient’s name on the check was changed. The case is pending investigation.

 

Warrant arrest

 

March 14

Police said a reporting officer located Barry Hartmann, 63, of Elmhurst, and found he had a valid arrest warrant out of Washington state. He also was charged with being a fugitive from justice.

 

March 8

Police said Jonathan Herrera, 26, of Bellwood, was wanted out of DuPage County subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Route 83 at around 12:19 a.m. Herrera also was charged with no valid driver’s license and tinted windows.

Police said Vanessa Sosa, 33, of Aurora, came into the police station to surrender on a DuPage County warrant at around 2:01 p.m. The warrant was confirmed and Sosa was taken into custody.

 

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