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

Dec. 12

A victim in the 900 block of S. York alleges that she was slapped across the face by a suspect, and then subsequently burned her hand during the scuffle. The suspect denied any physical altercation. Due to lack of corroborating evidence, no arrest was made.

Disorderly conduct

Dec. 8

Police said officers responded to the report of an allegedly intoxicated female walking around inside a store in the 300 block of S. Route 83 at around 3:01 p.m. Maria Jimenez, 42, of Addison, was located, arrested and charged with disorderly conduct/public intoxication.

Domestic battery, domestic incident

Dec. 12

Police said officers responded to a report of domestic at around 8:35 a.m. The victim took the suspect’s phone from her and allegedly pushed a couch into the victim in an attempt to take back her phone.

Dec. 8

Police said officers responded to a domestic investigation in the 500 block of W. St. Charles at around 10:37 p.m. Upon arrival, it was learned the suspect was upset over having a bad hockey game. The suspect threatened the victim with a hockey stick. The victim will follow up with health care providers in the morning.

DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol, open alcohol in public, consumption of alcohol by a minor, public intoxication

Dec. 10

Beatriz I. Flores Lopez, 25, of Melrose Park, was charged with DUI, improper lane usage, speeding and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near North and West at around 12:34 a.m.

Dec. 9

Juan Huerta, 29, of Chicago, was charged with DUI, improper lane usage and no rear registration plate light subsequent to a traffic stop near Lake and West at around 4:21 a.m.

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

controlled substance

Dec. 12

Monique Hampton, 28, of Plano, was issued citations for possession of drug paraphernalia, expired registration and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near York and Lake at around 11:12 p.m.

Iyad Oweineh, 26, of Bensenville, was charged with possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license suspended, no valid insurance, suspended registration for non-insurance, failure to signal and no seat belt subsequent to a traffic stop near Route 83 and Quarry at around 5:23 p.m.

Dec. 11

Shahed Kahn, 57, of Elmhurst, was charged with possession of a controlled substance near Third and West at around 2:47 p.m. Police said officers responded for the report of a hit and run traffic crash. Kahn was located and, according to police, was found to be in possession of cocaine, suspected cannabis, cannabis grinders, razor blades and a dollar bill covered with a white powdery substance.

Felix O. Rodriguez, 27, of Chicago, was issued citations for possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license suspended, speeding and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near North and York at around 2:46 a.m.

Dec. 7

Brandon M. Glover, 36, of Gary, Ind., was charged with possession of cannabis, no valid driver’s license and no registration subsequent to a traffic stop near North and I-290 at around 12:24 a.m.

Dec. 6

Police said that subsequent to a traffic crash near S. York and S. Palmer Drive at around 3 p.m., Demetrius C. Orr, 20, of Villa Park was found to have a warrant. During a search of the vehicle, a plastic baggie containing 66 tablets of Xanax® was located, according to police. Police said Orr admitted to purchasing, consuming and selling the Xanax. He was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession with intent to deliver.

Suspicious circumstances

Dec. 7

A complainant in the 300 block of N. Ferndale told police at around 11:34 a.m. that an unknown suspect described as a white male came to her door asking if he could check to see if her pipes were frozen. The unknown male attempted to push his way into the house; however, the complainant was able to push the door closed before entry was made. The suspect left the area in a dark gray sedan.

Dec. 1-Dec. 7

A victim who resides in Montana, told police at around 9:30 a.m. that he recently sent a $5,000 cashier’s check after receiving an email that he would receive $800,000 in return. The victim also reported he has sent $10,000 in Amazon Gift Cards to that same address over the past week. He now believes he is being scammed.

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

Nov. 27-Dec. 12

Identity theft was reported in the 200 block of N. Willow at around 4:38 p.m. Police said a victim was notified by Fed-Ex that a package addressed to him was scheduled to be shipped to a Walgreens instead of his residence. The victim was not expecting any packages. When the victim inspected his credit card statement, he discovered eight fraudulent charges.

Dec. 11

Theft was reported in the 300 block of Yorkfield at around 10:39 a.m. A victim told police that after leaving a party, he was unable to locate his cell phone. The following morning, he was able to track his phone using an application, which showed it was in Palos Hills.

Identity theft was reported in the 900 block of S. Prospect at around 5:12 p.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) used a fraudulent photo ID and the victim’s Social Security number to make an unauthorized purchase on her credit card.

Dec. 8-Dec. 10

A victim in the 600 block of Edgewood told police that when he returned home from school, he found his money box was left open and cash was missing. An investigation is pending.

Dec. 8

Theft was reported in the 800 block of Swain at around 8:28 p.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect fraudulently used her credit card information and purchased merchandise.

Nov. 14-Dec. 10

Identity theft was reported in the 400 block of S. Kenilworth. A victim told police that an unknown suspect used her personal information to open a fraudulent Sprint cell phone account sometime between the above dates.

Nov. 1-Dec. 10

A complaint at a restaurant in the 600 block of W. North told police that the business had 11 suspicious orders from two similar addresses in Bellwood between the above dates. The suspect(s) used multiple credit card numbers and requested the delivery driver to provide cash back, in exchange for a large tip to be left on the credit card. On two separate occasions, a delivery driver gave cash to the suspect(s). One of the suspects was described as a black male in his early 20s, 5’11”, average build with a short afro and wearing a home arrest ankle monitor.

Dec. 7-Dec. 9

Theft was reported in the 800 block of S. Route 83. A victim told police that he parked his trailer at the storage facility and an unknown suspect(s) removed it from the property without his permission sometime between the above dates. The trailer was located parked off a roadway in Oakbrook Terrace and the trailer’s harness was damaged.

Dec. 8

Police said officers responded to a report of identity theft in the 200 block of S. Cottage Hill at around 11:34 a.m. The victim told police her personal information was used to open a “Smartpay leasing” phone service line. The victim was notified by Life Lock that an AT&T account was also opened in her name.

Dec. 7

Police said officers responded to a deceptive practice report in the 600 block of W. North at around 1:28 p.m. The complainant told police that a suspect had cashed a check in 2016 with insufficient funds and was now in the business attempting to cash another check.

Police said a reporting officer at a pharmacy in the 100 block of W. North observed the suspects in a vehicle at the above location. One suspect went inside and was then followed out by the store manager. The vehicle left and was stopped by the reporting officer. The pharmacy was contacted and stated it believes the suspects attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill. An investigation is pending.

Dec. 6

Identity theft was reported in the 700 block of S. Bryan at around 3:06 p.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect removed cash out of her Chase savings account from a Chase bank in Florida.

The bank account has since been closed and Chase Bank has opened an investigation.

Dec. 3

Theft was reported at York High School. Police said that at around 2:30 p.m., a juvenile suspect was questioned by school administration regarding stolen jewelry from a victim’s backpack located in the girls’ locker room. Proceeds were discovered on the suspect by school staff. The suspect was issued a citation for theft and released on scene.

Nov. 14

Forgery was reported in the 100 block of E. First at around 12:18 p.m. A victim told police his business account had three checks written that the company secretary related she did not write. The victim notified the bank and they have since frozen the companies’ account until their investigation is completed.

 

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