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 to property, criminal trespassing
A complainant in the 700 block of S. Saylor reported that an unknown suspect(s) caused damage to their window with a BB gun pellet. An investigation is pending.
Domestic battery, domestic incident, disorderly conduct, disturbance
Eric M. Alesi, 30, of Elmhurst, was issued a citation for disorderly conduct/befouling public property in the 200 block of N. Addison at 11:32 p.m. Police said that an officer, while on patrol, observed Alesi urinating on public property.
Richard M. Davis, 51, of Inverness, Fla., was issued a citation for disorderly conduct in the 100 block of W. First at 3:57 p.m. Police said officers responded for the report of public urination. According to police, Davis was located and admitted to having consumed alcoholic beverages and that he had urinated in public.
Police said that subsequent to a report of suspicious subjects at the top level of the parking garage in the 100 block of N. Addison, a reporting officer made contact with Justin Royal, 18, of Lombard, whom police said was uncooperative and provided a false name and date of birth. Royal was issued a citation for obstructing identification.
DUI, DUI-drugs, transportation of open alcohol, possession of open alcohol, consumption of alcohol by a minor
Ryan J. Hukill, 31, of Bridgeview, was charged with DUI, possession of cannabis, stopping in the roadway and no insurance subsequent to a driver found asleep at the wheel near York and Arthur at 1:01 a.m.
Gustavo Tafolla-Mora, 47, of Stone Park, was charged with DUI, endangering the life of a child, disobeying a traffic control device and having open alcohol near McNair and Lake at 3:22 p.m.
Jason Kolarik, 51, of Arlington Heights, was charged with DUI near S. Route 83 and the Elmhurst railroad crossing at 11:36 p.m.
Derek Munter, 49, of Elmhurst, was charged with DUI, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and driving on the wrong side of the road in the 200 block of N. Clinton at 4:22 p.m.
Amber Blatt, 40, of Itasca, was charged with DUI, failure to yield to a passing vehicle and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident near York and North at 10:52 p.m.
According to information provided last week by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported four incidents of fleeing and eluding during a traffic stop including Lance W. Dudley, 21, of Oswego, who was charged with aggravated fleeing and eluding, speeding, improper use of registration, driving while license suspended, Improper lane usage and no insurance near York and the IPP at 6:03 p.m.
A complainant in the 100 block of S. York told police she received threatening phone calls from suspects who were temporary employees for an agency. No complaints were signed and the suspects were advised to stop calling the complainant.
A complainant at a business in the 600 block of N. Larch reported a suspect contacted the Illinois Department of Labor and made threats to harm employees at the business. This case is pending investigation.
Identity theft, fraud
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 two incidents of possession of cannabis by either the driver of a vehicle or a passenger: Jordan Shane, 25, of Berwyn and Tyson Dubose, 25, of Chicago, near Wilson and York at 12:56 a.m. Aug. 11; and Aiden D. Pinkerman, 20, of Lockport, in the 200 block of S. Route 83 at 10:41 a.m. Aug. 12.
Possession of a controlled substance
Andrew Taylor, 48, of Chicago, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance in the 100 block of W. First at 2:29 p.m. Police said that subsequent to a call of a subject bleeding, Taylor was located, found to have sustained injuries from a fall and was found to be in possession of a controlled substance.
Bryan Alvarado, 18, of Addison, was charged with obstructing identification, consumption of alcohol by a minor and illegal possession of alcohol by a minor at a business in the 900 block of N. York at 8:35 p.m. Police said that subsequent to a report of subjects distributing alcohol inside of the business, the suspect provided false identifying information and was found to be under the age of 21.
A complainant in the 100 block of S. Prospect told police that a subject left their wallet in his vehicle and was requesting to retrieve it. The complainant asked to be paid to return it in which both parties agreed. Upon meeting, the two ended up in a physical altercation for the wallet. No charges were filed and the wallet was returned.
Giovanni Enriquez-Barragan, 25, of Chicago, was issued a citation for unlawful possession of cannabis by a vehicle passenger, while Jessica Guzman, 27, of Chicago, was issued a citation for possessing a stun gun without a FOID near York and Lake at 12:50 a.m.
Police said officers responded to a store in the 100 block of E. Schiller at 9:16 p.m. for the report of a threat. Upon arrival, a complaint related the suspect got into a verbal argument with a customer and was asked to leave for the night. When leaving, the suspect began making threats to staff. The suspect denied making such statements and left without incident.
Theft or burglary /retail theft/forgery/deceptive practice/obstruction/
Ciprian Tudor, 39, of Constana, Romania, was charged with forgery in the 1000 block of S. York at 3:43 p.m. A complainant said Tudor opened an account using false information.
A complainant at a store in the 600 block of N. York reported an unknown female suspect exited the store with a suitcase full of unpaid liquor. The unknown suspect was seen exiting the store and entering a gray pickup truck before fleeing northbound on York St.
A complainant in the 400 block of N. Highview reported at 7:37 a.m. that an unknown suspect(s) entered two of her unlocked vehicles which were parked in the driveway overnight. A garage door opener and cash are missing.
Complainants in the 400 block of N. Ridgewood reported at 9:19 a.m. that an unknown suspect(s) entered their unlocked vehicle while it was parked in the driveway overnight. It was later discovered the garage was entered and someone had apparently gone through two additional vehicles. The victim reported a watch was taken.
Aug. 13-Aug. 14
A victim in the 500 block of W. Belden reported an unknown suspect(s) took her vehicle while it was parked in the driveway overnight. Broken glass was discovered in the driveway and two other unlocked vehicles belonging to the victim were entered and property was taken.
A complainant near Second and Glade told police that while at Salt Creek Park, she left her wallet in the center console of her parked, unlocked vehicle. She was later notified an unknown suspect attempted to use her credit card. She checked her wallet and learned her credit card, two debit cards, and possibly some cash was missing from her wallet.
A victim in the 400 block of N. West told police that an unknown suspect, posing as a Microsoft technician, asked her to purchase gift cards. The victim purchased the gift cards and provided the suspect with the security codes.
Stanislawa Mroz, 51, of Schiller Park, was charged with retail theft and issued a trespass notice at a store in the 300 block of S. Route 83 at 12:05 p.m. Police said Mroz concealed kids clothing in her purse and exited the store without paying.
A complainant at a store in the 200 block of S. Route 83 told police an unknown suspect left the business with merchandise that was not paid for.
Police said officers responded to a store in the 600 block of N. York at 6:09 p.m. for the report of a retail theft. Upon arrival, a complainant related unknown suspects attempted to exit the store with a cart full of liquor which was not paid for but were unsuccessful. The suspects’ vehicle was last seen southbound on York. An ISPERN message was broadcasted.
A complainant at a store in the 900 block of S. York told police at 6:39 a.m. that two suspects described as black males filled three baskets with liquor bottles and exited the store without paying for the merchandise. Detectives located the suspects’ vehicle in Chicago and recovered the stolen merchandise. Charges are pending.
A complainant at a pharmacy in the 100 block of N. Robert Palmer Dr. told police that an unknown suspect described as a white male exited the store with a bottle of liquor that was not paid for.
A complainant at a store in the 600 block of N York reported an unknown suspect described as a black female concealed a bottle of liquor and exited the store without paying. The suspect was accompanied by an unknown suspect described as black male who purchased some items at the self-checkout counter. The male suspect entered an older model 4-door sedan and fled towards Industrial Drive while the female suspect fled on foot towards York Rd. This case is pending investigation.
Violation of bail bond
Police said Kanika Banks, 28, of Elmhurst, was found to be in violation of her bail bond, was charged and transported to the DuPage County Jail.
Police said Jeffrey James, 38, of Maywood, was found to have two valid warrants out of DuPage County while being treated at Elmhurst Hospital. According to police, James was taken to the hospital after he was found lying on the ground outside of a bus stop near York and Brush Hill, unconscious but breathing.