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$2,300 in Fraudulent Credit Card Charges Billed to Clarendon Hills Resident

Driving on a suspended license with outstanding warrants, and driving with out a license were also recently reported by Clarendon Hills Police.

Credit card fraud—An unknown suspect recently made seven fraudulent charges worth a total of $2,329.61 to the credit card account of a Clarendon Hills resident from the 0-100 block of Rose Place, according to the .

The victim noticed the charges, five of which took place at a Home Depot in Chicago, on a statement and reported the fraud to police at 10:54 a.m. March 24.

Driving on a suspended license—Michael A. Sheehy of Willowbrook was arrested and transported to jail after it was found that there were outstanding no-bond warrants for his arrest during a 2:23 a.m. traffic stop on March 27 near Route 83 and Knoll Wood Road.

Sheehy, 25, was stopped for failure to dim lights. He was charged by Clarendon Hills Police with driving on a suspended license and operating an uninsured vehicle. Police discovered that Will County had arrest warrants out for Sheehy for failure to appear in court on charges of assault, resisting arrest, and possession of a controlled substance.

Clarendon Hills Police turned Sheehy over to the DuPage Sheriff's Office, who in turn passed him along to Will County. 

Driving without a license—Norma Medina of Clarendon Hills was charged with driving without a valid license and leaving the scene of an accident after her Jeep was rear-ended by another vehicle near the intersection of Ogden and Woodstock avenues and she told the other party that she would take care of the damage herself and not file a police report.

Police were alerted about the accident and charged Medina, 31, after finding her vehicle parked in the lot of a nearby apartment complex and discovering she had no valid license.

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