Elmhurst Police Reports

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.

Battery

June 5

A victim in the 400 block of N. Oaklawn told police at 9 p.m. that after playing soccer at a local park, the unknown suspects he was playing with battered him. An investigation is pending

Criminal damage, trespass to property

June 2

Daniel Kelly, 20, of Lombard; Mateusz Piszcaek, 20, of Glendale Heights; and Manuel Cuello, 19, of South Elgin, were issued citations for trespassing at the Addison Parking Deck at 11:20 p.m. Police said that subsequent to an extra patrol of the Addison Parking Deck, the subjects were found to be trespassing on the seventh floor.

May 30

Michael Loftus, 47, of Elmhurst, and Jeff Heavrin, 48, of Downers Grove, were issued citations for befouling property in the 400 block of Fair at 7:05 p.m. Police said a complainant reported two intoxicated subjects were refusing to exit his vehicle while he was driving for Uber. The complainant reported at one point both subjects exited and urinated outside of his vehicle, according to police.

Domestic battery, domestic incident, disorderly conduct, disturbance, dispute

June 5

Police said officers responded to the 100 block of E. North at 10:33 p.m. for the report of a dispute. Upon arrival, the victim told police the suspect had grabbed him and choked him. Officers attempted to make contact with the suspect with no results. An arrest warrant was issued for the suspect.

June 4

A 39-year-old Elmhurst man was charged with domestic battery in the 200 block of E. Third at 6:59 a.m. Police said that subsequent to a report for a verbal domestic, the victim related a verbal argument turned physical when the suspect grabbed her upper arms and pushed her.

June 1

Martel A. Holiday, 40, of Chicago, was issued a citation for disorderly conduct-befouling property in the 100 block of W. First at 1:09 p.m. Police said Holiday was located and admitted to urinating in public.

May 31

A reporting officer responded to a gas station in the 200 block of E. Butterfield for a panic alarm. Upon arrival, a complainant alleged the suspect made threats towards him. The reporting officer contacted the suspect who related the complainant was the one who threatened him. Due to conflicting statements neither party was cited.

DUI, DUI-drugs, transportation of open alcohol, possession of open alcohol, consumption of alcohol by a minor

June 3

Andrija Vujanac, 34, of Chicago, was charged with DUI, and disorderly conduct-befouling property in the 300 block of W. St. Charles at 2:40 a.m. Police said a reporting officer observed Vijanac exit his vehicle to urinate in the roadway and subsequently conducted a traffic stop.

June 2

Elizabeth Ambrogi, 49, of Elmhurst, was charged with DUI and making an improper turn subsequent to a traffic stop near Route 83 and North at 12:34 a.m.

Alex M. Meza, 21, of Chicago, was charged with DUI and improper lane usage near Route 83 and St. Charles at 3:19 a.m.

Antwionne Watson, 49, of Elmhurst, was charged with DUI, disobeying a stop sign, improper lane usage and no insurance subsequent to a traffic stop near Vallette and York at 12:51 a.m.

June 1

Police said that subsequent to a loud party complaint in the 100 block of S. Lawndale, it was learned that an underage drinking party was being hosted by the homeowner. The homeowner, Jeffrey Smith, 59, of Elmhurst, was issued a citation for selling or giving alcohol to a minor under 21 and hosting an underage party where alcohol was consumed by minors.

Steven Sulita, 46, of Elmhurst, was charged with DUI, improper lane usage, damage to city property and no insurance in the 300 block of W. Second at 2:03 a.m.

May 31

William E. Knight Jr., 41, of Woodstock, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and two counts of DUI-drugs in the 100 block of E. St. Charles at 11:39 p.m.

Tomas Vaicekonis, 53, of Elk Grove Village, was charged with DUI, possession of open alcohol and improper lane usage near Route 83 and St. Charles at 8:30 p.m.

Fleeing, eluding

According to information provided last week by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported no incidents of fleeing and eluding during which the driver of a vehicle fled the scene after being stopped for a traffic stop by police.

Identity theft, fraud

According to information provided by the Elmhurst Police Department, police reported seven 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: Aliyah G. Beltran, 24, of Villa Park, near West and St. Charles at 12:22 a.m. June 4.

Suspicious incident

June 3

John C. Cada, 53, of Villa Park, was charged with public indecency and served with a trespass notice from the Elmhurst Public Library at 3:12 p.m. Police said Cada was observed masturbating inside his vehicle within public view.

Theft, retail theft, burglary, attempted theft or burglary, forgery, deceptive practice, obstruction, robbery

June 5

Police said that subsequent to a call for a suspect paying with counterfeit money at a restaurant in the 100 block of E. Butterfield, the suspects’ vehicle was located and the suspects were found to be in possession of counterfeit bills. John Atkins Jr., 20, of Chicago, was charged with two counts of forgery, while Omar Walker, 19, and Joseph Porter, 25, both of Chicago, were both charged with forgery.

June 4

Police said that subsequent to an investigative stop of a vehicle near Berteau and North at 2:21 p.m., , a passenger in the vehicle, Patrick McDonagh, 27, of Elmhurst, was found to have active warrants from Cook County and the Northbrook Police Department. According to police, McDonagh also was found to be in possession of a fictitious identification. McDonagh was charged with possession of fictitious identification and was released to the Northbrook Police Department on the warrants.

June 3

A complainant/employee at a convenience store in the 100 block of E. First told police she received a call from an unknown suspect(s) who identified himself as the convenience store’s tech support. The suspect texted gift card barcodes to the complainant’s personal phone number. The complainant/employee was instructed to scan the barcodes and do a cash transaction, and complied.

May 31

A victim told police that an unknown person stole his iPhone 15 while it was left unattended in a fitness center’s basketball court in the 600 block of N. York. An investigation is pending.

A reporting officer responded to a store in the 300 block of S. Route 83 for the report of a delayed retail theft. A complainant related an unknown suspect stole two electric bicycles. An investigation is pending.