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

June 14

Dominicia L. Harris, 34, of Maywood, was charged with battery and criminal damage to property at a hotel in the 900 block of Riverside at around 9:18 p.m. Police said Harris slapped the victim in the face and cracked the windshield of the victim’s vehicle.

Criminal damage, criminal trespass

June 13

A complainant in the 900 block of Riverside advised at 11:40 p.m. that upon viewing her video surveillance, a suspect was seen trespassing behind the gated area of her property. The suspect and vehicle match the description from a previous burglary to vehicle at this location. Nothing had been taken.

June 12-June13

A victim in the 300 block of Schiller told police at around 9:34 a.m. that twice in the last two days, an unknown suspect described as an Hispanic male between 20 and 25 years old exited a black SUV, walked onto the victim’s property, and damaged a gray concrete flower planter. Video surveillance captured both incidents. The victim did not wish to sign complaints and signed a decline-to-investigate.

Domestic battery, domestic incident, disorderly conduct, damage to property, disturbance

June 10

A reporting officer spoke with a complainant at around noon who stated the victim had been battered by her father during a parental visitation. The incident is pending investigation.

A complainant at a salon in the 100 block of E. Vallette reported at 5:46 p.m. that seven juveniles began to bang on the windows of his salon. The complainant asked them to stop, but they returned a while later and banged on the windows again. The complainant also received a prank phone call from who he believes was one of the juveniles. The complainant was advised to call 911 if the juveniles return.

June 5-June 6

A 46-year-old Elmhurst man was charged with domestic battery and aggravated battery in the 100 block of N. Glenview. According to police, a victim reported that while at home on June 5, the suspect committed battery against her by placing his hands around her neck.

DUI, DUI-drugs, illegal transportation of alcohol, possession of alcohol

June 11

Kevin Wallace, 62, of Country Club Hills, was charged with DUI-drugs, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while license suspended near North and Ridgeland at around 1:39 p.m. Police said a reporting officer responded to the above location for a report of a reckless driver. According to police, the reporting officer located the suspect’s vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop, however, the vehicle continued moving. The vehicle eventually stopped and Wallace was taken into custody.

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

June 14

Antoniya Allgood, 25, of Westchester, was issued citations for unlawful possession of cannabis in a vehicle and no insurance near North and Shady Sts. at around 4:14 p.m.

Suspicious circumstances

June 14

A victim checked himself into Edward-Elmhurst Hospital at around 5:06 a.m. for treatment of a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim refused to tell officers where the incident occurred or who was involved.

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

July 6, 2019-June 17

A reporting officer in the 700 block of S. Stuart met with a complainant who stated he had paid to have his windows replaced as well as a garage door. The complainant stated the garage door was successfully replaced however, the contractor never replaced the windows. The contractor stated they would issue a refund for the remaining amount, but the complainant never received the refund. The case is pending investigation.

March 19-June 16

Theft of services was reported at a car rental company in the 800 block of N. York. A reporting officer responded to the above location for a report of a rented vehicle that was not returned. The complainant told police that several vehicles rented through the car dealership’s partnership with Lyft had not been returned. The vehicle may have been returned to a different location. An investigation is pending.

June 15

Burglary to a vehicle was reported near Fellows and St. Charles at around 8:35 a.m. Police said an unknown suspect described as a black male between 20 and 30 years old stole a Spectra Precision pipe laser from their unlocked construction trailer. The unknown suspect entered a black Pontiac® sedan with an unknown temporary license plate and left westbound on St Charles Road. The vehicle was followed by an unknown silver Ford® Fusion.

Retail theft was reported at a gas station in the 1000 block of N. York at around 3:35 p.m. The store manager told police that a customer concealed a can of Red Bull under his jacket and left the store without paying for it. The manager was able to get a license plate number from the suspect’s vehicle. Officers went to the suspect’s address where they located the suspect and the stolen merchandise. The suspect was served with a no-trespass notice. The victim did not wish to sign a criminal complaint.

June 13-June 14

Theft of vehicle parts was reported at an auto dealership in the 700 block of N. York. According to police, while conducting an extra patrol of the above location, the reporting officer observed two Hyundai® Tucsons, which were up on jacks. Both vehicles were missing the rear tires and rims. The auto dealership was notified of the theft.

June 13

Retail theft was reported at a store in the 900 block of S. York at around 6 p.m. A complainant told police that he observed a suspect described as a black male in his mid-20s concealing three bottles of alcohol in his pants. The complainant confronted the suspect, who subsequently ran out of the store without paying for the merchandise. Officers checked the surrounding area with no results.

June 12

Burglary to a vehicle was reported in the 400 block of Prairie Path Lane at around 1:48 p.m. A complainant related that an unknown suspect(s) stole his company’s unsecured 200 ft. camera reel from the cargo area of his work truck. The camera was entered into LEADS.

June 10-June 11

Burglary to a vehicle was reported in the 500 block of W. Crockett. A victim told police that an unknown suspect entered his unlocked vehicle and removed his wallet. The victim stated his credit and debit cards were used at Walmart in Cicero. The case is pending investigation.

Burglary to a vehicle was reported in the 600 block of W. Gladys. A reporting officer met with the complainant who stated an unknown suspect entered his unlocked vehicle and stole $5 cash. The case is pending investigation.

April 19

Identity theft was reported at Edward-Elmhurst Hospital at around noon. A victim told police that she received a letter from the Village of Bellwood stating she was provided with medical service by the Village of Bellwood and that she was transported to Elmhurst Hospital. The victim told police she never received any medical services and believes the unknown suspect used her personal information. A report was also filed with the Bellwood Police Department.

Warrant arrest

June 16

Police said that subsequent to a reckless driving complaint, an officer located the suspected vehicle near West and North at around 10:49 a.m. and conducted a traffic stop. The suspect, Archie Tan, 35, of Westmont, had a suspended driver’s license and a valid warrant from the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, according to police. Tan also was issued citations for driving while license suspended, failure to yield turning left and no insurance.


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