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.

 

Assault, battery

 

July 19

A victim at a restaurant in the 100 block of E. Schiller told police at around 1:31 p.m. that while working at the restaurant, she was verbally abused and shoved by a coworker. The suspect denied pushing the victim. The victim left work to avoid any further altercations.

 

Criminal damage, criminal trespass to property

 

July 22

A victim in the 100 block of W. Industrial told police at around 7:01 p.m. that an unknown suspect damaged the left and right side-view mirrors on her car while it was parked in a store parking lot. There is no suspect information.

 

July 19-July 20

A victim in the 100 block of N. Willow told police that her vehicle had been scraped while parked near her apartment building sometime between the above dates.

 

Disorderly conduct

 

July 23

Goldie Hill, 37, of Chicago, was charged with disorderly conduct in the 300 block of E. Lake at around 7:46 p.m. Police said that subsequent to a verbal argument, Hill chased the victim around the business.

 

Domestic battery, domestic incident

 

July 21

A victim told police at around 3:24 a.m. that the suspect became upset over a statement that the victim made. The suspect drove the victim to Elmhurst Hospital, allegedly held onto the victim, and forced her through the hospital’s doorway, striking her. The suspect left prior to police arrival. An investigation is pending.

 

July 20

A 44-year-old Elmhurst woman was charged with domestic battery in the 900 block of S. Hillside at around 6:06 p.m. Police said a victim came into the police station to report the suspect had battered him.

 

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

 

July 22

Carl Madaris, 40, of Plainfield, was charged with aggravated DUI, aggravated driving while license revoked, aggravated driving while license suspended, no insurance and speeding subsequent to a traffic stop near Lake and York at around 1:20 a.m.

 

July 21

Brandon W. Kelso, 33, of Elmhurst, was charged with DUI, improper lane usage, improper turn and disobeying a stop sign subsequent to a traffic stop near Cayuga and York at around 4:14 a.m.

Eric R. Spitelli, 31, of Mount Prospect, was charged with DUI, improper lane usage and driving without lights when required subsequent to a traffic stop near North and York at around 1:36 a.m.

 

July 20

Sutorris J. Hardin, 28, of Elmhurst, was charged with was charged with DUI, driving while license suspended, endangering the health/life of a child, no seat belt, failure to secure a child under 8 in an appropriate child restraint system and illegal transportation of alcoholic liquor subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Melrose at around 11:14 p.m. Police said a reporting officer observed open alcohol in plain view inside of the vehicle and Hardin admitted to consuming vodka.

Mary G. Rocco, 63, of Cave Creek, Ariz., was charged with DUI and improper lane usage near Quincy and York at around 12:01 a.m.

 

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

controlled substance, possession of alternative nicotine product

 

July 24

Police said that subsequent to a traffic stop near Route 83 and I-290 at around 5:40 p.m., the suspects were found to be in possession of cannabis and heroin. The suspects were arrested and transported to the police station. One of the suspects, Tyshaun Manning, 21, of Chicago, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, improper use of an electronic communication device and tinted windows. The second suspect, Tahavis Martin, 24, of Berwyn, was issued citations for possession of cannabis and no seat belt.

Nelson Perez, 20, of Northlake, was issued citations for possession of cannabis and no seat belt subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Melrose at around 12:46 a.m.

 

July 23

Jorge Perez, 37, of Hillside, was charged with possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Melrose at around 11:51 p.m.

 

July 21

Christopher A. Dalton, 26, of Richton Park, was charged with possession of cannabis, driving while license suspended and speeding subsequent to a traffic stop near Grand and York at around 8:30 a.m.

 

July 20

Douglas Jennings, 30, of Bellwood, was issued citations for possession of cannabis, illegal transportation of alcoholic liquor and illegal window tint subsequent to a traffic stop near Roosevelt and Route 83 at around 4:44 p.m.

Vincent Williams, 28, of Elmhurst, was issued citations for possession of cannabis, tinted windows and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Myrtle at around 9:46 p.m.

 

July 18

Daniel Sipp, 41, of Chicago, was charged with charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, illegal transportation of alcohol, tinted windows and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near St. Charles and North at around 10:05 p.m. Police said a reporting officer detected an odor of cannabis coming from inside of the vehicle. According to police, Sipp admitted to being in possession of cannabis, which he handed to officers. Sipp also was found to be in possession of crack cocaine, police said.

 

Suspicious circumstances

 

July 24

Police said the assistant manager of a car leasing company in the 800 block of S. York told police they rented a black Ford truck to a suspect. The suspect missed several payments, and attempts to contact him were met with no results. The vehicle was located in Bensenville and was towed back to the business. Damage to the vehicle was noted.

 

July 5-July 24

A complainant in the 200 block of N. Addison told police she has been receiving suspicious emails between the above dates from an unknown person claiming to be the leasing specialist at a business.

July 20

A subject in the 100 block of E. First came into the police station at around 9:15 a.m. to report he was visiting the area until July 23 and is a registered sex offender in the state of California. A condition of his probation in California is to report his location to local authorities while outside of his home state. The subject was staying at a hotel on Riverside Drive.

 

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

 

July 24

Police said that subsequent to a traffic crash near Berkley and St. Charles at around 1:51 p.m., Argelio Garcia-Lopez, 20, of Addison, was found to be driving without a driver’s license and was in possession of a fraudulent Social Security card. The suspect was charged with felony possession of fictitious ID, no valid driver’s license and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident,

Theft was reported in the 500 block of W. Comstock at around 12:21 p.m. A victim told police that he had cash missing from his wallet which is kept in his work truck. The suspect denied taking the money. The victim did not wish to sign complaints.

 

July 23

Theft of services was reported at a business in the 100 block of S. Route 83 at around 5:26 p.m. The manager of the business told police that a suspect came into the store to have her nails done and left without paying for the service. The suspect was located and escorted back to the salon to pay for her nails. She was served a no trespass notice for the business.

 

July 21-July 23

Seven incidents of burglary to a vehicle were reported between the above dates. The incidents occurred in the 200 block of S. Rex, the 100 block of N. Myrtle, the 100 block of N. Oak (three incidents), the 200 block of N. Larch and the 100 block of N. Highland. In each case, an unknown suspect(s) entered unlocked vehicles. No items were stolen from the vehicles except in two instances: cash was stolen form a vehicle in the 200 block of S. Rex and a garage door opener was stolen from a vehicle in the 100 block of N. Oak.

 

July 22

A victim in the 500 block of S. York told police at around 12:35 p.m. that she received an email from whom she believed was her manager asking her to purchase Google Play gift cards. The victim purchased the gift cards, but did not provide any of the info to the unknown suspect. The victim requested a police report in order to obtain a refund from Google.

 

July 20

Burglary to a vehicle was reported in the 100 block of S. West at around 9:49 p.m. A victim told police that she left her purse on the front seat of her unattended vehicle while she attended a baseball game. Upon returning to her vehicle, she observed her front passenger window was shattered and her purse was missing.

Suspected theft was reported at a restaurant in the 100 block of E. Schiller at around 10:16 p.m. A victim told police that she placed her iPhone on a table and left it unattended while assisting a customer. Video surveillance showed one of the suspects pick the phone up and walk out of the camera’s view. The victim confronted the suspects who related they were unable to wait for the police and left the area in the suspect vehicle. The suspects received notification to contact the Elmhurst Police and subsequently responded to the police station and relinquished the cell phone stating it was taken by accident after believing it was their phone. The victim did not wish to pursue charges.

 

July 18-July 20

Burglary was reported at a school in the 100 block of W. Madison. A witness told police that a plastic storage shed on school district property had been found standing open. The reporting officer inspected the shed and observed signs of forced entry to the shed doors.

Residential burglary was reported in the 100 block of W. Butterfield. A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) removed a Samsung flat screen TV from the living room and a lap top computer from the den. The victim believes her son took the items. The victim advised she did not wish to pursue the case.

 

July 19

Financial exploitation of the elderly was reported at around 12:07 p.m. A complainant told police that a suspect has been making large, unauthorized withdrawals from his wife’s accounts. An investigation is pending.

Retail theft was reported at a store in the 600 block of N. York at around 3:30 p.m. A complainant told police that a suspect described as white female with long, light hair, wearing a dark-colored tank top and tan shorts with visible abrasions and lesions on her arms and legs, ordered lobsters from the seafood counter, placed the lobsters in her cart and abandoned the empty cart in an aisle. A complainant believes that the suspect exited the store without paying for the merchandise.

 

July 12-July 19

Identity theft was reported in the 400 block of N. Evergreen between the above dates. A victim told police that her bank mailed her a new credit card and she did not receive it. She was notified by Chase Bank that an unknown suspect attempted to purchase merchandise and the charges were declined. The victim canceled the credit card and was provided information on how to protect herself against identity

theft.

 

July 18

Identity theft was reported in the 700 block of N. Emory at around 5:35 p.m. A victim told police that an unknown suspect opened a fraudulent Verizon Wireless account using the victim’s personal information. The victim contacted Verizon to report the fraudulent activity.

Theft was reported at a business in the 400 block of S. Hampshire at around 6:24 p.m. A complainant told police that he observed a suspect place a large, orange construction sign into the rear of a van. The suspect left the area eastbound on St. Charles

Road. An officer contacted the victim company and was told that the company supplies various contractors with construction signage and they do not wish to pursue complaints.

 

July 11

Fraud was reported in the 1000 block of S. Euclid at around 11:14 a.m. A complainant told police that she has Power of Attorney for the victim. On June 6, she found that several unauthorized charges were made on the victim’s Fifth Third Bank checking account. An investigation is pending.

 

Warrant arrest

 

July 18

Police said that subsequent to a disturbance complaint in the 500 block of W. Grand at around 11 a.m., Mary Tomosik, 32, of Elmhurst, was found to have a valid warrant from the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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