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Man Charged With Fighting Outside Hinsdale Food Mart

The 53-year-old Elk Grove Village resident allegedly began the fight over an outstanding debt and struck the victim in the face.

Fighting—Timothy M. Clock, of 1920 Higgins Rd. in Elk Grove Village, was charged with breaking a local fighting ordinance after he instigated an altercation with a 33-year-old male victim while outside the Hinsdale Food Mart, 5823 S. Madison St., at 7:35 p.m. Feb. 25, according to the .

Clock, 53, wrestled with the victim and struck him in the face, Deputy Chief Mark Wodka said, causing injury. The fight was apparently over an outstanding debt owed to Clock by the victim.

A third-party witness saw the fight going on, Wodka said, and reported it to police. The victim did not require medical attention and was not charged with any offenses. Clock was taken into custody, charged and released with a court date.

DUI—George M. Ward, of 15W175 60th St. in Burr Ridge, was charged with DUI after he was observed to be under the influence of alcohol during a speeding stop near the intersection of Elm and 60th streets at 11:35 p.m. Feb. 23 and failed an ensuing breath test.

Ward, 23, was charged with DUI, speeding, and improper lane usage. He was released to appear in court.

Unlawful use of alcohol—Katherine Rose Justema, of 549 W. 58th St. in Hinsdale, was charged with illegal consumption of alcohol after the 19-year-old was observed to be under the influence while she was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation near the intersection of Madison and 55th streets at 2:46 a.m. Feb. 26.

Justema was released to appear in court.

Theft—A suspect described as a white female driving a dark Scion allegedly pumped $51.55 worth of gas at Mobil, 8 W. Chicago Ave., and left without paying at 4:14 p.m. Feb. 24.

The case is currently pending.

Residential burglary—An unknown suspect is believed to have forced entry into an unfinished home under construction in the 500 block of Hannah Lane between 9:15 a.m. and 10 a.m. Feb. 24.

The victim, a homebuilder who reported the incident, found nothing of value to be missing from the home.

Threatening phone calls—An employee of Mobil, 8 W. Chicago Ave., reported to police that she had received several threatening phone calls on her cell phone and the station’s business line from a known suspect between 7:30 a.m. and 7:51 a.m. Feb. 22.

The case is currently pending.

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