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 trespassing
A victim in the 300 block of Hill told police at 12:17 p.m. that his vehicle was parked in his driveway when two unknown suspects intentionally damaged his vehicle. The unknown suspects were captured by his security camera. An investigation is pending.
Gerald Pellegrini, 65, of Elmhurst, was charged with Criminal Damage to Property and Disorderly Conduct in the 400 block of N. Van Auken at 1:24 a.m. According to police, a complainant related an unknown person was banging on her front door and damaged the screen and Halloween decorations. Police said Pellegrini was located and refused to comply with officer’s commands.
Domestic battery, domestic incident, disorderly conduct, disturbance
A 35-year-old Elmhurst man was charged with domestic battery in the 200 block of E. Grantley at 7:20 p.m. A victim told police that the suspect kicked him and caused him to fall down. The suspect fled the scene, but later denied kicking the victim.
A 29-year-old woman from Harvey was charged with two counts of domestic battery in the 300 block of N. Route 83 at 10:45 p.m. Police said upon arrival, a victim related the suspect came after him with a pocket knife, cutting his hand.
A 46-year-old Elmhurst man was charged with domestic battery in the 100 block of N. Maple at 1:29 a.m. Police said that subsequent to the report of a disturbance, a victim related a verbal argument turned physical when the suspect grabbed her and pushed her.
Police said officers responded to the 900 block of S. Prospect at 1:04 a.m. for the report of a verbal domestic. The reporting officer met with the complainant who reported his wife hit him after a verbal argument. The suspect stated she never touched the complainant. There was no indication of injuries, and both parties agreed to separate for the evening.
Police said that subsequent to a road rage call near Route 83 at St. Charles at 12:28 p.m., a complainant related the suspect kicked her car and started yelling at her. The suspect related she had a flat tire and was parked on the shoulder of the road when the complainant almost hit her. Due to conflicting statements, no arrests were made.
A 50-year-old Elmhurst man was charged with two counts of domestic battery and aggravated battery in the 400 block of S. Berkley at 3:38 p.m. Police said that subsequent to a verbal argument, the victim sustained an injury to his head after the suspect struck him with a pan. The suspect refused to leave the residence but was eventually taken into custody without incident.
DUI, DUI-drugs, transportation of open alcohol, possession of open alcohol, consumption of alcohol by a minor
Dustin Morgan, 27, of Warner Robins, Ga., was charged with DUI, improper lane usage and improper turn subsequent to a traffic stop near Industrial and York at 4:58 a.m.
Danny Rawlings, 37, of Beach Park, Ill., was charged with DUI, possession of a concealed firearm while under the influence of alcohol, disobeying a stop sign and failure to signal subsequent to a traffic stop near Evergreen and North at 2:12 a.m.
Anniebell Smith, 45, of Berwyn, was charged with Aggravated DUI, DUI, obstructing identification, driving while license suspended, illegal transportation of open alcohol by a driver, failure to signal when required, improper turn, squealing tires and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near York and Willow at 10:13 p.m.
Jaymeson Pogreba, 22, of Peoria, was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis by a driver, transporting open alcohol by a driver and operating a vehicle while using an electronic communication device, while Saul Pitones, 20, of Addison was charged with unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor, and Joshua Love, 24, of Homewood, was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis by a passenger subsequent to a traffic stop near St. Charles and Route 83 at 2:03 a.m.
Mirza Rodas, 47, of Maywood, was charged with DUI in the 1200 block of S. York at 3:50 p.m.
According to information provided last week by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported one incident of fleeing and eluding during which the driver of a vehicle fled the scene after being stopped for a traffic stop by police.
A complainant in the 700 block of N. Oaklawn told police that after a verbal altercation, the suspect threatened him in front of other employees. The suspect denied making the statements. The complainant wanted the incident to be documented for matter of record only.
Police said a complainant in the 800 block of S. Hawthorne related she is receiving threatening messages from an ex-boyfriend’s daughter. The complainant wishes to only have the incident documented at the moment and no contact made with the suspect.
Identity theft, fraud, forgery
According to information provided by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported three 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 one incident of possession of cannabis by either the driver of a vehicle or a passenger: Rosibel Munoz, 32, of Chicago, near North and River Glen at 7:51 p.m. Oct. 28.
Possession of a controlled substance
Anthony Stewart, 34, of Chicago, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and driving while license suspended near North and Berteau at 11:40 a.m.
James A. Littleton, 57, of Broadview, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 900 block of S. York at 12:53 p.m. Police said officers responded to the above location for the report of an erratic subject, Littleton, who was located and found to be in possession of a controlled substance.
A complainant in the 400 block of N. Elm told police at 1:29 a.m. he noticed a white Acura van parked in the middle of the street and four individuals leaving the vehicle. Officers checked the area for possible signs of burglaries with no results.
Theft, retail theft, burglary, attempted theft or burglary, forgery, deceptive practice, obstruction, robbery
Oct. 30-Oct. 31
A complainant at a storage business in the 100 block of W. Industrial told police that an unknown suspect(s) cut locks to five outside storage lockers. All unit owners were advised and will report any theft from their unit. An investigation is pending.
Oct. 28-Oct. 30
A complainant at an auto dealership in the 700 block of N. York told police that an unknown person(s) stole the front dealer plate and an I-Pass transponder from a loaner vehicle.
Sept. 29-Oct. 30
A complainant in the 600 block of N. Larch reported that an unknown person(s) entered his rented Ego Trucking semi-tractor and removed personal property. The complainant leases a semi-tractor from Super Ego Trucking. He was directed to return the tractor to Ego Trucking in Elk Grove Village for repairs. On Oct. 27, the victim was informed his semi-tractor was returned to Elmhurst. Upon locating his semi-tractor, he discovered his personal property was gone.
Fernando Eliseo Lopez-Lopez, 39, and Veronica Paulina Lopez Garcia-Delopez, 37, both of Franklin Park, were charged with retail theft at a store in the 300 block of S. Route 83 at 12:05 p.m. Police said both suspects were located with unpaid merchandise.
Duong Nguyen, 35, of Glendale Heights, was charged with burglary, two counts of retail theft and Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance at a store in the 300 block of S. Route 83 at 6:03 p.m. Police said Nguyen was located and found to be in possession of stolen merchandise and in possession of a controlled substance.
Police said that subsequent to a retail theft investigation at a store in the 100 block of E. Schiller at 8:49 p.m., the suspects were captured on video taking merchandise and exiting without paying. This case is pending investigation.
A complainant at a store in the 300 block of S. Route 83 told police that upon reviewing video footage, an unknown female suspect took merchandise and exited the store without paying. An investigation is pending.