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.
Michael A. McCambridge, 66, of Elmhurst, was charged with aggravated battery to a police officer and aggravated battery to emergency medical services personnel in the 200 block of N. Willow at 9:51 p.m. Police said that subsequent to a call for a death threat to dispatchers and police, reporting officers found McCambridge to be heavily intoxicated. Medics arrived on scene, and as he was being placed in the ambulance, McCambridge battered the officer and the paramedic, according to police.
A victim at Edward-Elmhurst Hospital told police at 11 p.m. that she was sexually assaulted in Milwaukee, Wis. The Milwaukee Police Department was notified and took over the investigation.
Criminal damage, criminal trespass to property
April 16-April 19
A victim told police that an unknown suspect(s) used some type of heat source and damaged two of the vehicles parked in the driveway in the 400 block of W. Alexander sometime between the above dates.
Geena Quiles, 30, of Elmhurst, was charged with criminal trespassing at Elm Creek Drive at 1:06 p.m. According to police, a victim related her roommate entered her locked bedroom and damaged several items.
Domestic battery, disorderly conduct, domestic incident, disturbance
Richard A. Wilbert Jr., 19, of Elmhurst, was charged with reckless conduct in the 500 block of N. Howard at 8:22 p.m. Police said a reporting officer received a complaint, relating that Wilbert had discharged a firearm in the backyard of his residence. The suspect admitted to discharging the firearm towards a cemetery during an interview at the station, according to police.
A 27-year-old Elmhurst woman was charged with domestic battery in the 100 block of W. Virginia at 7:54 p.m. Police said a reporting officer met with the victim who reported he was battered by the suspect. The reporting officer found the suspect to allegedly be highly intoxicated.
DUI, DUI-drugs, transportation of open alcohol, possession of open alcohol, consumption of alcohol by a minor
Thomas Swanson, 28, of Orland Park, was charged with DUI, driving in the wrong lane, improper lane usage and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near North and Route 83 at 2:32 a.m.
Edgar Roasles, 31, of Stickney, was charged with DUI, improper lane usage and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near York and Lake at 4:07 a.m.
A victim in the 900 block of S. Hillside told police he is being harassed by his ex-girlfriend through electronic means. The suspect was advised to have no further contact with the victim.
Identity theft, fraud, forgery
According to information provided by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported six incidents of identity theft or fraud.
Possession of cannabis in a vehicle
According to information provided last week by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported four incidents of possession of cannabis by either the driver of a vehicle or a passenger: Xavier Toledo, 21, of Chicago, in the 200 block of S. Grace at 8:41 p.m. April 14; Megan Krull, 21, of Elmhurst, in the 600 block of E. St. Charles at 10:20 p.m. April 17; Ronald Reid, 56, of Addison, near Route 83 and St. Charles at 4:09 p.m. April 19; and Amelia C. Smith, 34, of Oakbrook Terrace, near Roosevelt and Butterfield at 11:31 p.m. April 19.
Possession of a controlled substance
David Rodriguez, 40, of Woodstock, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic syringe and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 500 block of S. York at 4:27 p.m.
Police said Officers responded to the parking lot behind a restaurant in the 600 block of W. North at 10:31 p.m. for a gathering of modified cars. Parked cars overflowed into neighborhood streets and other business parking lots. Officers assisted the property manager in ending the event and dispersing the cars.
Theft or burglary /retail theft/forgery/deceptive practice/obstruction/
A victim in the 100 block of S. Prospect reported at 2:25 p.m. that he received a check from a future employer to buy supplies for his job. The victim related, after cashing the check, that he began receiving text messages requesting him to send the company back a portion of the funds. The victim realized this was a scam and did not send any money. An investigation is pending.
A complainant at a business in the 600 block of N. Larch told police at 3:55 p.m. that a semi tractor and an attached utility trailer were stolen from the business parking lot by an unknown suspect.
March 6-April 17
A complainant reports an unknown person(s) attempted to wash and cash checks he dropped off in the mailbox. The attempted transaction was unsuccessful.
Police said that subsequent to assisting the Addison Police Department for the recovery of a stolen vehicle, it was discovered that storage units had been burglarized at a storage facility in the 200 block of W. Lake. Items stolen from the storage units were recovered from the vehicle.
A victim in the 100 block of N. York reported at 12:10 p.m. that an unknown suspect removed five of their aluminum chairs for outdoor dining. The chairs were not locked.
William J. Friel, 35, of Elmhurst, was charged with theft at a restaurant in the 900 block of S. York at 2:22 p.m. Police said a complainant related that Friel left the restaurant without paying for food.
Africa A. McKinney, 28, of Chicago, was charged with retail theft, burglary and unlawful possession of cannabis at a store in the 900 block of S. York at 5:51 p.m. Police said that subsequent to a call for a retail theft, a complainant related the suspect took several bottles of alcohol and exited the store without paying. A reporting officer located the suspect’s vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Police said McKinney admitted to stealing alcohol
A complainant at a store in the 100 block of E. Schiller told police at 6:01 p.m. that an unknown suspect(s) took several items from the store and attempted to exit without paying. An investigation is pending. The suspect is described as an Hispanic male.
A complainant at a store in the 100 block of E. Schiller told police at 4:37 p.m. that an unknown suspect(s) took several items from the store and exited without paying. An investigation is pending. The suspect is described as being either a white or Hispanic male between the ages of 25 and 45 years old.
Police said Kyle Raymond Jordan, 31 of Villa Park, was found to have an active warrant out of Lee County near North and Ferndale at 9:26 p.m.