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.

Assault, battery

May 7

Chris Murphy, 27, of Elmhurst, was charged with assault and resisting in the 100 block of Hale at around 7:42 p.m. Police said that upon arrival, Murphy was found to be intoxicated. The victim reported that Murphy grabbed him by his throat, and was observed raising his fists as to hit the victim, according to police.

May 4

Garcia Sergio Hernandez, 19, of Bensenville, was charged with battery in the 300 block of W. St. Charles at around 12:20 p.m. Police said Hernandez followed the victim into a stairwell and grabbed both of her arms. The victim asked Hernandez to let go of her, but he refused, according to police. The victim states Hernandez was squeezing her arms, police said.

Criminal damage, criminal defacement

 

May 9

Police said officers responded to the report of a large tree limb lying across the front windshield of a vehicle near St. Charles and York at around 8:53 p.m. A reporting officer made contact with the victim who stated the limb had fallen from a tree, located on private property while he was driving eastbound on St. Charles Road.

A victim in the 500 block of S. Fairfield told police at around 6:14 p.m. that a large tree fell from the parkway and landed on his front porch, causing damage to the porch railing.

May 8

A victim in the 100 block of S. West told police at around 7:25 p.m. that an unknown suspect(s) scratched his white BMW with an unknown object while it was parked in the lot.

May 6

A victim in the 300 block of N. Route 83 told police at around 9:58 a.m. that an unknown suspect damaged her motor vehicle while it was parked in the rear lot at a hotel. The damage consisted of a scratch on the rear tailgate.

May 4

A complainant in the 500 block of N. Walnut told police at around 11:45 p.m. that a suspect backed into three of his shrubs with a vehicle, partially pulling them out of the ground. He yelled out to the suspect to alert him that he had backed into the shrubs. The suspect then allegedly backed into the bushes deliberately a second time.

May 3

The brother of a victim in the 200 block of Oak told police at around 9:14 a.m. that a suspect broke out the rear right window of the victim’s vehicle while it was parked on the street overnight. The suspect advised an officer that she was upset and decided to break the car window. The victim declined to sign complaints.

Domestic battery, domestic incident

May 6

A complainant in the 300 block of S. West told police at around 11:35 a.m. that she and suspect were arguing. The complainant stated she told the suspect to leave and he pushed her aside when he was leaving. The suspect stated he was going to stay with a friend. No complaints to be signed.

May 4

A 32-year-old Elmhurst man was charged with domestic battery in the 600 block of Linden at around 11:46 a.m. A victim told police the suspect was beating her up. Officers located the suspect, who told officers he punched the victim.

May 3

Police said an officer responded for a suspect who was yelling and out of control. The complainant told police the suspect grabbed both of her arms and was yelling at her. The suspect apologized for her behavior. The Family Shelter hotline was notified of the incident.

DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol

May 8

Keith G. Knazze Jr., 27, of Oswego, was charged with DUI, open alcohol, resisting arrest and no insurance in the 400 block of W. Butterfield at around 8:48 a.m.

May 7

Erica Fox, 40, of Chicago, was charged with DUI drugs, driving while license suspended and no insurance near St. Charles and Poplar at around 6:18 p.m.

May 6

Raymond Moore, 42, of Maywood, was charged with DUI and improper parking on a roadway subsequent to a well-being check near Route 83 and North at around 5:48 a.m.

Rodolfo Diaz-Salgado, 32, of Addison, was charged with aggravated DUI, driving while license suspended, illegal tinted windows and improper lane usage subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Highview at around 3 a.m.

May 4

Nicholas J. Page, 37, of Elmhurst, was charged with DUI, making an improper U-turn and no insurance near Spring and Montrose at around 6:12 p.m. Police said Page attempted to complete a U-Turn directly in front of a reporting officer’s vehicle. The officer had to brake hard to avoid crashing into the SUV, according to police.

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

May 8

Triniti Key, 19, of Broadview, was issued a citation for possession of cannabis at Elmhurst College at around 1:12 a.m.

May 7

Rosemarie Desantis, 47, of Lombard, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to signal near York and Grand at around 6:20 p.m. Police said that subsequent to a traffic stop, Desantis was found to be in possession of a pipe which tested positive for a controlled substance.

Michael Pointer, 30, of Carol Stream, was issued a citation for possession of cannabis near St. Charles and York at around 11:52 p.m.

May 3

Razi R. Siddiqui, 25, of Naperville, and Osman M. Latif, 29, of Streamwood, were issued citations for possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia, while Siddiqui was additionally charged with driving without headlights when required, subsequent to a traffic stop near Route 83 and St. Charles at around 8:32 p.m.

Suspicious circumstances

May 3

A complainant in the 200 block of Claremont told police at around 2:33 p.m. that he found two empty paper coffee cups and an opened bottle of PowerAde on his back porch. On the above date, his security camera recorded a female, possibly Hispanic, between 40 and 50 years old with dark shoulder-length hair and last seen wearing a long-sleeve shirt and a black vest, standing at the back door to his residence. The female was looking at his house and yard. She left the area in an unknown direction.

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

May 8

Retail theft was reported at a store in the 600 block of N. York at around 2:59 p.m. A complainant told police that two suspects described as white males were loading up a vehicle with unpaid merchandise. One of the suspects loaded his cart with bottles of alcohol and left the store without paying. The first suspect was wearing a dark colored polo type shirt, jeans and glasses. The second suspect was described as bald, between 50 and 55 years old, wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans.

May 7

Two instances of theft were reported in the 300 block of Webster at around 7:53 and 8:32 a.m., respectively. In the first incident, a victim told police that an unknown suspect entered her unlocked vehicle and removed a backpack and shoes from the vehicle. In the second incident, a victim told police that an unknown suspect entered her unlocked vehicle while it was parked in her driveway overnight. No items were missing from the victim’s vehicle.

May 6-May 7

Burglary to a vehicle was reported in the 400 block of Stratford. A victim told police that an unknown suspect entered her unlocked vehicle between the above dates and removed $2 from the center console. A second vehicle was entered but nothing was noted missing.

Burglary to a vehicle was reported in the 200 block of E. Adelia. A victim reported an unknown suspect entered his unlocked vehicle while it was parked in his driveway overnight. The victim stated he discovered the glove compartment and center console were both open; however, nothing appeared missing or damaged.

May 6

Theft was reported in the 900 block of S. Parkside at around 7:59 a.m. A victim told police she observed a suspect walk up the driveway to her house and remove two brick wall pavers from her landscaping. The suspect carried the bricks to his vehicle which was parked on Butterfield Road. The suspect placed the bricks in the trunk of his vehicle then drove westbound on Butterfield A second suspect was a passenger in the vehicle. The area was checked with no results. The first suspect was described as a white male, between 30 and 35 years old, around 5’11” with light short hair and wearing a blue suit. The second suspect was described as a white male between 30 and 35 years old, around 5’11” and wearing a black T-shirt.

Theft from a vehicle was reported in the 900 block of N. York at around 9:55 a.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect removed the right rear tire and rim from her vehicle while it was parked in the parking lot overnight.

May 5

Theft was reported in the 100 block of E. Schiller at around 1 p.m. A victim told police while at work, she noticed her iPhone was missing.

Theft was reported in the 800 block of Riverside at around 1:53 p.m. While at work, the victim went on break and noticed she was missing cash from her purse. Further investigation is pending.

May 4

Theft was reported at York High School at around 4:25 p.m. A victim told police she changed in the girl’s locker room and placed her silver iPhone underneath her clothing. When she returned, her iPhone was gone.

Identity theft was reported in the 900 block of S. Hawthorne at around 8:10 p.m. A victim told police her PNC bank account had received multiple deposits from personal loan vendors. The victim informed PNC she did not apply for the loans and PNC froze her account for fraud. The victim was advised to contact one of the credit bureaus and place a fraud alert on her credit.

May 3

Theft was reported at a business in the 800 block of Riverside Drive at around 7:14 a.m. A complainant told police she left her brown bag on the floor next to a table in the common area. When she returned she noticed she was missing cash.

May 2-May 3

Theft was reported at a business in the 600 block of W. Lake. A complainant told police that approximately 20 pallets were taken from the property without authorization sometime between the above dates. The suspect was described as an Hispanic male in his 30s, around 6’ tall, 185 pounds.

April 10

Retail theft was reported at a store in the 200 block of S. Route 83 at around 12:06 p.m. A complainant told police that an unknown suspect described as a black male, in his 60s, balding, around 5’10”, 250 pounds, stole two bottles of tequila. The suspect reportedly rides a black or gray mountain bike with a red bag on the side of it.

Warrant arrest

May 7

Police said Arminda Flores, 38, of Chicago, came into the police station at around 2:58 p.m. to turn herself in on two outstanding warrants. The warrants were confirmed with the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office.

May 5

Police said that subsequent to a traffic stop near North and River Glen at around 8:54 p.m., Tracy Orozco, 38, of Addison, was found to be wanted out of Will County. She was additionally charged with no rear registration plate light, no valid driver’s license and no insurance.

 

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