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.

 

Criminal damage, criminal trespass, criminal defacement

 

May 29

Joseph Kurian, 65, of Elmhurst, was charged with criminal trespass to property and carrying a concealed weapon in a prohibited area at a church in the 100 block of W. North at around 5:50 p.m. Police said an agent for the church reports that Kurian refused to leave church property after being given notice. Upon the officers’ arrival, Kurian refused to leave the property, according to police, and was found to possess a concealed firearm in a prohibited area.

 

May 25-May 28

Police said a reporting officer responded for a criminal damage to property report in the 200 block of W. Lake at around 7:04 a.m. Upon arrival he observed the front window of the business to be broken with a large hole through the window. The business was checked and nothing appeared to be missing.

 

May 24

A victim in the 600 block of W. North told police at around 9:50 p.m. that an unknown suspect(s) shattered the rear driver’s side window of his vehicle. Nothing was disturbed or missing from the vehicle’s interior. The damaged window is valued at approximately $150.

 

Domestic battery, domestic incident, disturbance

 

May 29

Police said Subject 1 reported that Subject 2 threatened him in the 400 block of Argyle at around 8:31 p.m. Subject 2 related that Subject 1 became upset and started to yell. Subject 1 elected to leave for the evening.

 

May 26

A 39-year-old Elmhurst man was charged with domestic battery in the 500 block of W. Grand at around 7:16 a.m. Police said a victim and the suspect had a verbal argument which turned physical. The victim’s mother observed the victim pinned down on the floor by the suspect, according to police.

 

May 24

A complainant at a business told police at around 3:51 p.m. that the suspect often comes into the business and sits in the front lobby. The suspect became agitated after he was asked why he was there. The suspect was served with a no trespass notice and was released from the scene.

 

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

 

May 26

Fredy Garcia, 22, of Addison, was charged with DUI, transportation of open alcohol, improper lane usage and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident subsequent to a traffic crash near Grand and Industrial at around 8:46 p.m.

Police said that subsequent to a report of a subject passed out on the parkway near Hawthorne and St. Charles at around 12:27 a.m., an unnamed suspect was found to be under the age of 21 and intoxicated. The suspect was cited for consumption of alcohol by a minor and was transported by the medics to the hospital for treatment. The suspect’s parent was advised.

 

May 25

Police said officers on patrol at around 2:34 a.m. heard several subjects in the York High School football field. The suspects were located and found to be drinking and underage, according to police. One of the suspects was found to be in possession of cannabis, Xanax®, and Adderall®. That person was placed under arrest, processed and released without charges pending lab results. Mateusz Bujno, 20 of Algonquin, was cited for possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of alcohol by a minor and consumption of alcohol by a minor. Sydney Wormsley, 20, of Carbondale, was cited for consumption of alcohol by a minor. Police said Adam Froeschke was found to be in Possession of cannabis. Froeschke, 20, of Elmhurst, was cited for consumption of alcohol by a minor and possession of cannabis.

Arnoldo Garsia, 31, of Bensenville, was charged with DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and no valid driver’s license subsequent to a traffic crash near Grand and Oaklawn at around 10:20 p.m.

 

May 24

Police said officers responded for the report of loud music and subjects in the backyard of a vacant home in the 200 block of N. Addison at around 8:20 p.m. Ten suspects under the age of 21 were found to have consumed alcohol, according to police. Each suspect—six juveniles and Sebastian C. Davenport, 18, of Elmhurst; Jack R. Doyle, 18, of Elmhurst; Julia B. Jumara, 18, of Bensenville; and Ian A. Sandstrom, 19, of Elmhurst — was issued a citation for consumption of alcohol by a minor and released on scene. One juvenile suspect and Davenport were found to be in possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia, police said. The juvenile and Davenport each received two additional citations for possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia and were released on scene. The juveniles were released on scene to their parents.

 

Harassment, threats

 

April 1-May 28

A victim in the 500 block of W. Third told police at around 7:18 p.m. of receiving telephone calls from the suspect. The victim has an active order of protection prohibiting the suspect from contacting the victim. The suspect admitted to leaving a voicemail for the victim, according to police. An investigation is pending.

 

Nov. 1, 2018-May 22

A complainant in the 100 block of S. Prospect told police that the suspect is a former friend and has texted and called her numerous times. The complainant blocked the suspect from all of her social media outlets and blocked his incoming calls and texts. The suspect approached the complainant at work and told her he was done with their relationship and would make her life miserable. The complainant felt threatened by the suspect and would like him to no longer have contact with her. An investigation is pending.

 

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

controlled substance, possession of alternative nicotine product

 

May 28

Kevin Koziar, 21, of River Grove, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, speeding and no seat belt subsequent to a traffic stop near Grand and County Line at around 7:13 p.m. Police said Koziar was found to be in possession of cannabis, cocaine and an oxycodone pill.

 

May 26

Alexander M. Lewis, 23, of Round Lake Beach, and Marisa A. Pacheco, 26, of McHenry, were charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of hypodermic syringes in the 400 block of N. York at around 1:01 a.m. Police said that subsequent to a suspicious vehicle investigation, officers observed suspected heroin in plain view. The vehicle and its occupants were searched. Lewis and Pacheco were found to be in possession of heroin, drug paraphernalia, and used hypodermic syringes, according to police.

Demaya Young, 20, of Broadview, was issued a citation for possession of cannabis in the 900 block of N. York at around 10:47 a.m.

 

Suspicious circumstances

 

May 24

Police said a reporting officer responded to the 100 block of S. Prospect at around 7:24 p.m. for the report of a suspicious suspect. The complainant related that the suspect was acting unusual. The suspect was served with a no-trespass notice and was released on scene.

 

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

 

May 29

Attempted forgery was reported at a business in the 500 block of W. Lamont at around 8:38 a.m. A complainant told police that the business issued a check to Orkin. The business received notification from their bank that the check was presented with an altered payee and an altered amount. The check was not successfully cashed and no money was lost.

 

May 22-May 29

Forgery was reported in the 200 block of N. York. A complainant related that a check was issued to the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce. A complainant told police that they subsequently received a notification from Positive Pay Service that the check was flagged “Return Item-Fraud.” Upon review, it was found that the payee information was altered to show the suspect as the payee.

 

May 28

Theft was reported at a store in the 600 block of N. York at around 4:10 p.m. A victim told police that while she was shopping at the store, a suspect stole her wallet out of her purse. The suspect was seen on video surveillance leaving the store and entering a blue Dodge. The suspect attempted to use the victim’s credit card at two locations. An investigation is pending.

Retail theft was reported at a store in the 200 block of S. Route 83 at around 5;04 p.m. A store employee reported to police observing two suspicious subjects in the liquor aisle. The employee later noticed two whiskey bottles missing from the shelf. Upon

reviewing surveillance video, the suspect is seen concealing two bottles of Maker’s Mark whiskey under his sweatshirt and leaving the store without paying for the items. The suspect was described as an Hispanic male, in his late 30s, around 5’8”, 185 pounds, wearing a black baseball cap, a dark blue zip-up hooded sweatshirt with a red logo on the chest, dark cargo pants and black shoes.

 

May 24-May 28

Burglary to a vehicle was reported in the 600 block of W. Grand. A reporting officer located the vehicle with the rear latch broken. The unknown suspect removed tools and equipment. The case is pending investigation.

 

May 4-May 28

Identity theft was reported in the 600 block of Saylor. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) used her personal information and opened a Saks Fifth Avenue credit account. The victim contacted Saks and froze the

account. A suspect attempted to use the account on May 28, but the charge was denied.

 

May 27

Theft was reported at Elmhurst Hospital at around 11:28 a.m. A complainant told police that her daughter was discharged from the hospital and inadvertently left her cell phone in the hospital room where she was treated. When she returned to retrieve the phone, it was missing. Security was contacted and the area was checked with no results.

 

May 26

Retail theft was reported at a store in the 100 block of E. Butterfield at around 6:51 p.m. Police said a store employee reports that a suspect removed a bottle of liquid tobacco from a display case and left the store without paying for the item. The suspect left the store parking lot in a black Mercedes Benz.

A complainant at a store in the 900 block of S. York told police at around 7:30 p.m. that a suspect described as a black female in her 30s, 5’5”, 200 pounds, wearing a multi-colored summer style dress, exited the store with four bottles of tequila without paying for the items. The complainant followed the suspect, and confronted her when she exited a neighboring business. The suspect relinquished a shopping bag which contained the bottles of liquor and several gift and credit cards.

 

May 25

Octavya Feazell, 24, of Hillside, was charged with credit card fraud and theft of mislaid property at Elmhurst Hospital at around 5:40 p.m. According to police, a victim stated she lost her credit card and discovered Feazell attempted to use it at a gas station in Lombard. The reporting officer made contact with Feazell, whom police said admitted that she found the credit card and attempted to use it, but was unsuccessful.

Samantha Pellegrino, 22, of Villa Park, was charged with retail theft and criminal trespass to property at a store in the 300 block of S. Route 83 at around 5:50 p.m. Police said a reporting officer met with loss prevention who stated that Pellegrino placed a makeup palette in her purse and proceeded past the last point of sale. According to police, Pellegrino had been served with a no-trespass notice following a previous retail theft and was aware she was not to return to the property.

Retail theft was reported at a pharmacy in the 100 block of W. North at around 2:12 a.m. A complainant told police that a suspect described as a white male around 30 years old with short, spiky hair, around 6’2”, 180 pounds wearing a brown jacket, jeans and a white T-shirt, was observed unboxing pain relief medication and personal care items and placing the items into his pockets. The suspect then exited the store without paying for the items.

 

July 10, 2018-May 25

Identity theft was reported in the 700 block of S. Bryan at around 9:33 a.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) used his personal information to open a fraudulent Verizon account between the above dates. The victim notified the credit bureaus.

 

May 24

A complainant related that the suspect was observed unboxing pain relief medication and personal care items and placing the items into his pockets. The suspect exited the store without paying for the items. stolen vehicle was reported in the 300 block of E. Parkview at around 7:18 a.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) stole his Dark Blue Infiniti and his brother’s black Infiniti while they were parked in the driveway. The vehicles were left unlocked with the key fobs inside. The vehicles were entered into LEADS as stolen. The unknown suspect(s) also entered an unlocked white Acura that was parked in the driveway and stole a wallet. At approximately 6:06 p.m., the black Infiniti was recovered abandoned in Chicago.

Unlawful entry to a vehicle was reported in the 300 block of E. Webster at around 8:28 a.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked 2007 Light Blue Honda Accord and went through the center console and glove box. Nothing appeared to missing from the vehicle.

Retail theft was reported at a store in the 100 block of S. Route 83 at around 5:05 p.m. A reporting officer spoke to an employee who related that two female suspects ran out of the store with unpaid merchandise. Both suspects fled the scene in a black Acura SUV, last seen heading southbound on Route 83.

Identity theft was reported in the 200 block of E. Wilson at around 12:20 a.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) fraudulently used her credit card number and made purchases. An investigation is pending.

 

May 23-May 24

Burglary to a vehicle was reported in the 300 block of Webster. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked vehicle and removed her Illinois driver’s license, a wallet, and a garage door opener. The victim’s driver’s license was entered into LEADS as stolen.

 

May 23

A complainant in the 200 block of N. Oak told police at around 7:12 p.m. that he received a phone call from a subject stating he was an officer in charge with the “county of Elmhurst, Illinois.” The subject related he was notifying the complainant of fraudulent credit activity associated with the complainant’s Social Security number. The complainant did not provide the subject with any personal or sensitive information. The complainant was provided information to protect himself from identity theft.

Identity theft was reported in the 200 block of E. Second at around 7:30 p.m. A victim told police he received a call from a subject posing as a customer service representative from Verizon who stated his account was to receive a refund. The victim provided his account password and later received an email from Verizon confirming the purchase of six new iPhones. The victim did not authorize the purchase of any cell phones and believes his account was compromised. He was provided information to protect himself against identity theft.

 

May 22-May 23

Instances of attempted commercial burglary were reported at several business suites at Elmhurst Hospital between the above dates. At 7:56 a.m., Pry marks were located on the main entry door, but no entry was gained. At 11:15 p.m., pry marks were located on the main entry door and the rear entry door. It appears that no entry was made to either business. At. 11:16 a.m., pry marks were located on the main entry door and the rear entry door. It appears that no entry was made to either

business.

 

May 13

Theft was reported in the 100 block of Victory Parkway at around 7:53 a.m. A reporting officer was contacted by the food services coordinator at York High School, reference cash that had gone missing at Churchville Middle School. It was reported money was placed in an office and later turned up missing.

 

Warrant arrest

 

May 25

Police said that during a patrol of the Addison parking deck, an officer observed Cinque D. Grant, 29, of Bensenville, sleeping in the sixth-floor elevator vestibule. Subsequent to a LEADS inquiry, police said Grant was found to have a valid warrant from the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office.

 

May 24

Police said an officer, while on patrol in the 300 block of N. York at around 1 a.m., observed several suspects with illuminated flashlights inside the building which was closed. Officers gained entry and located four suspects. The suspects related they were hanging out after hours with their friend who was an employee of one of the businesses. The property manager declined to press charges. Subsequent to an inquiry, police said Patrick Olynski, 23, of Franklin Park, was found to have a valid warrant from the McDonough County Sheriff’s Office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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