Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Forced entry was used in both incidents, police said. Here are more details.
Police are investigating two burglaries at a Hinsdale apartment complex that investigators think might be related. The burglaries both involved forced entry in a detached area of the complex, located on the 300 block of West 59th Street. One of the structures was a garage and the other was a maintenance area, according to Hinsdale police. "We believe that they're probably related and probably committed by the same person," Deputy Chief Mark Wodka said of the burglaries. "The maintenance shed and the garage are in close proximity to each other." The garage incident took place sometime between 7 p.m. April 3 and 9:15 a.m. April 30. A woman found the garage door was forced open with a prying tool. She discovered some of her belongings from …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
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DARIEN April 14: Juan Delacruz, 25, of the 200 block of Radcliff, Bolingbrook, was arrested on the 8100 block of Cass Avenue at 10:01 p.m. Delacruz was charged with driving under the influence, illegal transportation of alcoholic liquor, suspended/revoked registration and speeding. Delacruz was processed and released with a May 21 court date in Wheaton. April 12: Kevin Kallenback, 25, of the 15000 block of Wingate, Homer Glen, was arrested on the 7100 block of Cass Avenue at 4:30 a.m. He was charged with driving under the influence, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, speeding and improper lane usage. Kallenback was processed and released with a May 21 court date in Wheaton. April 7: Ivan Glibko, 57, of the 2500 block of West Cortez, …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Check out this week's crime stories out of Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills, Darien and Burr Ridge.
Look back at all the crime stories published this week on the Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills, Darien and Burr Ridge Patch sites.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Clarendon Hills police reports, April 25
THURSDAY, APRIL 25 An unknown person at 7:47 p.m. banged on the door of a home on the 500 block of Willowcreek Court. The person said they were going to change the locks on the home, according to a neighbor. The homeowner, who was away at the time of the incident, said she is in good financial standing for the home. Police will follow up with the neighbor for a description when he or she is available. An officer told the owner to call police right away if the person is seen again. Police responded to two solicitor complaints related to the same company. The first was at 3:35 p.m. on the first block of Chestnut Avenue. The officer spoke with a 36-year-old man who said he was in the area talking to current customers about a future upgrade to…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Hinsdale police reports, April 23-26
FRIDAY, APRIL 26 Frank R. Sasek, 21, of the 5500 block of Harvey Avenue, LaGrange, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol over .08, and improper lane usage and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Police at 11:38 p.m. stopped Sasek at 55th Street and Grant for improper lane usage. He was observed to be under the influence of alcohol and submitted a breath test over .08., police said. Sasek was charged and released. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 James T. Vanek, 19, of the 300 block of Forest Road, Hinsdale, was charged with possession of cannabis and possession of drug equipment. Police at 10:44 p.m. were dispatched for a suspicious vehicle on the 900 block of Cleveland. Vanek was found to be in possession of a green leafy substance…
Friday, April 26, 2013
Clarendon Hills police reports, April 23-24
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 A woman at 3:48 p.m. found two kids target arrows in her backyard on the 300 block of Ridge Avenue. Police found that some children next door play "Harry Potter with bows/arrows," according to a police report. An officer spoke with parents at the children's address and advised them of the proper ordinances and supervising their children's safety. This is an ongoing issue between neighbors, the report said. Police were dispatched at 6 a.m. for a report of a coyote seen running in the area of Chestnut and Waverly. They were unable to locate the coyote. Previous coyote sightings: TUESDAY, APRIL 23 A suspicious man was in the driveway of a woman's home at 9:26 a.m. on the 100 block of Ann Street. The woman had just …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Hinsdale police reports, April 17-20
SATURDAY, APRIL 20 Oscar Carrillo-Llanos, 33, of the 100 block of East Maple, Hinsdale, was charged with driving while license revoked. He was pulled over at 2:41 p.m. at Garfield and Chicago after an officer recognized him from a previous DUI arrest. He was charged and released to appear in court. FRIDAY, APRIL 19 Steven Paul Webb, 56, of the 11500 block of Villa Court, Alsip, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs. Police saw Webb at 6:37 p.m. stopped at Hickory and County Line Road with his hazard lights on. He was observed to be under the influence of a controlled substance, according to police. Paul was transported to the hospital for medical treatment. His blood and urine were drawn for evaluation. He was charged and …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Hinsdale police reports, April 1-16
TUESDAY, APRIL 16 Someone took a female's phone and $20 from her bag on the 100 block of North Oak Street. The incident occurred between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. She located her phone outside of a restroom, but was still missing the $20, according to police. FRIDAY, APRIL 12 A 15-year-old boy was charged with theft after he was found to have a jacket that was reported lost or stolen. The boy admitted to taking the jacket at 10:54 a.m. at Hinsdale Central High School on the 5500 block of South Grant Street. He was referred to a juvenile diversion program. MONDAY, APRIL 1 A woman reported that someone used her identity to obtain employment. The incident occurred between Jan. 1, 2012 and April 1, 2012. The woman was alerted by the IRS that her …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Hinsdale police reports, April 12-15
MONDAY, APRIL 15 Someone scratched letters into the glass of three doors at the Main Train Depot on the first block of Hinsdale Avenue. The incident was reported at 10:21 a.m. The cost to repair the damaged windows was unknown at the time of this report. SUNDAY, APRIL 14 Someone went into a foreclosed home on the 5600 block of South Park Street and took kitchen appliances valued at $4,650. The incident occurred between noon April 11 and 2:49 p.m. on this day. There were no signs of forced entry. A case on this incident is pending. SATURDAY, APRIL 13 Someone stole a student's $200 cell phone while she was at Hinsdale Central High School on the 5500 block of South Grant Street. The incident occurred between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. during a track …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
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DOWNERS GROVE April 14: April 12: Ruta Varanaviciute, of the 900 block of Ripple Ridge Cove, Darien, was arrested at 11:26 a.m. at the intersection of Ogden and Florence avenues. She was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding. Her white Kia Rio was towed from the scene to an impound lot. Varanaviciute was released on I-bond and has a May 22 court date in Wheaton. April 9: ELMHURST April 15: Jason Brula, 24, 617 E. Highland, Villa Park, was arrested and charged with DUI after police pulled over his silver Chrysler Concorde for disobeying a traffic signal at St. Charles and West Avenue at 1:12 a.m. He also was wanted on a failure to appear warrant out of DuPage County. He was taken to DuPage County Jail. April 14: …