MONDAY, JUNE 11
Underage Person Found with Alcohol
Robert J. Penicook, 18, of the 100 block of South 8th Avenue in La Grange, was charged with illegal possession of alcohol by a minor after police found an unopened case of beer in the back of his vehicle during a traffic stop for disobeying a stop sign at the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Monroe Street at 9:11 p.m.
Penicook was also charged with disobeying a stop sign. He was released to appear in court.
Driver Hits Tree, Charged with DUI
Patricia B. Ellis, of the 0-100 block of Spinning Wheel Road in Hinsdale, was charged with DUI after she allegedly struck a tree in the 10 block of Salt Creek Lane at 6:36 p.m. and was observed to be under the influence of alcohol when located in the parking lot of a Dominick’s at Route 83 and 63rd Street in Willowbrook at 7:50 p.m.
Ellis, 62, was transported to the hospital by the Tri-State Fire Department, but Hinsdale Police Deputy Chief Kevin Simpson said she had no apparent injuries. Ellis submitted to a blood test at the hospital to determine her blood-alcohol content. The results of the test are pending, but she is still charged with DUI based on the observation, Simpson said. Ellis was released to appear in court.
SUNDAY, JUNE 10
An unknown person ran out of a vacant home in the 100 block of South Park Avenue while the home’s owner was showing the house to a prospective buyer at 5:15 p.m.
There was no damage to the house and no signs of forced entry.
Sunney N. Torres-Roman, of the 5500 block of South Madison Street in Hinsdale, was charged with disorderly conduct after she allegedly hit the car of an ex-boyfriend with her vehicle after the two spoke in a parking in the 5500 block of South Madison Street at 6:49 p.m.
Police say that prior to hitting his car, the 22-year-old Torres-Roman had used her vehicle to keep the accuser from driving out of the parking lot. The two spoke while both were in their vehicles and then, before moving out of the way, the accused hit the accuser’s car. Damage to the accuser’s vehicle was estimated to be worth less than $500.
Torres-Roman was charged with disorderly conduct and was released to appear in court.
SATURDAY, JUNE 9
Threatening Letters Found
Residents from two homes in the 900 block of Allmen Avenue reported at 11:54 a.m. that an unknown persons left notes of a threatening nature on their porches.
THURSDAY, JUNE 7
Alejandro Zarate, of the 2200 block of North Menard Avenue in Chicago, was charged with obstructing identification after he attempted to pass off his passenger’s ID documents as his own during a traffic stop for not having a proper safety certificate displayed on a trailer near the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Elm Street at 12:06 p.m.
Police discovered that Zarate, 26, was in fact driving on a suspended license. He was charged with obstructing identification, driving on a suspended license, and not taking a required safety test for a trailer with a 14,000-pound capacity. He was released on bond with a court date.
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