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INFORMATION TAKEN FROM LOMBARD POLICE FILES
The Lombard Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. 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, nor are suspects charged with domestic violence in order to protect the privacy of the victim.


Criminal damage to property,
damage to property
Aug. 6
A complainant in the 100 block
of W. Greenfield advised at 2:48
p.m. that a subject drove on the
driveway causing damage to the
blacktop. The subject agreed to pay
for the repairs.

Aug. 5
A complainant in the 600 block
of E. Butterfield advised at 9:43
a.m. that the lock on the front door
was damaged.

Aug. 2
A complainant in the 100 block
of E. Prairie advised at 4 p.m. that
a subject drove on the grass and
apron, and left a large skid mark.

Aug. 1
An employee in the 1900 block
of S. Highland advised at 9:56 a.m.
that three subjects gained entry to
the building and damaged office
property.

Disorderly conduct
Aug. 3
A complainant in the 2100 block
of S. Finley advised at 8:09 a.m.
that several obscene notes were left
on her door.

Aug. 2
A complainant in the 800 block of
W. Foxworth advised at 4:48 p.m.
that they engaged in a verbal altercation
with a subject, who was issued
a trespass warning along with
another subject.

Disturbance
Aug. 5
A complainant at Comfort
Suites, 530 W. North, advised at
11:46 p.m. of a physical altercation
with a subject. No complaints were
signed and the complainant left the
hotel.

Aug. 1
A complainant at US Bank, 45
W. Roosevelt, advised at 10 a.m.
that a female inside a vehicle in the
parking lot was yelling profanities
at a male subject inside the bank.
The male subject entered the vehicle
and both left the area.

Domestic battery
Aug. 1
A juvenile was charged with domestic
battery in the 1400 block of
S. Fairfield at 4:42 p.m., and then
transferred to Kane County Youth
Detention.

DUI, possession of alcohol by
a minor, illegal transportation
of open alcohol, consumption
of alcohol by a minor

Aug. 6
Eric Gill, 21, of Villa Park, was
charged with DUI, improper lane
usage and a horn violation near
Chase and E. North Broadway at
1:54 a.m.

Gabriella Pestana, 26, of Wheaton,
was charged with DUI and improper
lane usage near Roosevelt at
I-355 at 3:54 a.m.

Matthew Wiese, 19, of McHenry,
was charged with consumption
of alcohol by a minor at Enchanted
Castle, 1103 S. Main, at 11:10 p.m.

Aug. 5
Richard Alba, 36, of Bartlett,
was charged with DUI and disobeying
a traffic control signal near
North and I-355 at 12:35 a.m.

Jonathan Foster, 35, of Broadview,
was charged with DUI, illegal
transportation of alcohol,
aggravated driving while license
revoked and failure to yield to an
emergency vehicle near Butterfield
and Highland at 1:57 a.m.

Aug. 4
Justice Gardley, 24, of Hillside,
was charged with DUI, driving
while license suspended and failure
to yield near Roosevelt and Westmore
at 3:05 a.m.

Andre Patterson, 33, of Chicago,
was charged with illegal transportation
of open alcohol, driving while
license suspended and disobeying
a traffic control device in the 200
block of E. Roosevelt at 12:35 a.m.

Aug. 3
Maurice Faulkner, 32, of Calumet
City, was charged with DUI,
speeding and changing lanes without
a signal near Roosevelt and
Meyers at 1:23 a.m.

Aug. 2
Mario Limon-Flores, 22, of Villa
Park, was charged with DUI and
no insurance in the 600 block of
N. Parker at 12:18 a.m. Police said
Limon-Flores also was transferred
to DuPage County Jail on an outstanding
warrant.

July 31
Joshua Rohde, 43, of Lombard,
was charged with DUI and improper
lane usage near North and Route
53 at 12:03 a.m.

July 30
Jessie Brown, 32, of Aurora, was
charged with DUI, illegal transportation
of alcohol, possession
of cannabis, driving while license
suspended and improper lane usage
near Roosevelt and Baker Hill at
3:50 a.m.

Joshua Wright, 28, of Bellwood,
was charged with DUI, open alcohol,
speeding, expired registration,
improper lane usage and no insurance
near Butterfield and Fountain
Square at 12:05 a.m.

Harassment, threats
Aug. 5
A complainant in the 100 block
of W. St. Charles advised at 4:42
a.m. that a subject threatened to
damage his vehicle.

Aug. 4
A complainant in the 2500 block
of S. Finley advised at 9:06 a.m.
that they received several harassing
Facebook messages from a subject.

A complainant in the 2400 block
of S. Finley advised at 11 p.m. that
they received several threatening
calls and text messages from a subject.

July 30
A parent in the 1000 block of S.
Norbury advised at 9:40 a.m. that
a juvenile received two threatening
voicemail messages.

Indecent exposure
July 31
A complainant near E. South
Broadway and Lodge advised
at 9:18 a.m. that a male subject
exposed himself. The area was
checked with no results.

Leaving the scene
of an accident

Aug. 1
Paul Papendorf, 56, of Lombard,
was charged with leaving the scene
of a property damage accident and
no insurance in the 1300 block of S.
Finley at 5:03 p.m.

Obstruction
Aug. 5
Monet Williams, 25, of South
Holland, was charged with obstructing
identification, driving
while license suspended, failure to
restrain a child, speeding and no insurance
near Butterfield and Highland
at 6:25 p.m.

Possession of cannabis,
possession of drug
paraphernalia

Aug. 4
Jaleel King, 22, of Chicago, was
issued citations for possession of
cannabis, illegal transportation of
open alcohol, improper lane usage
and no insurance near Meyers and
Roosevelt at 12:56 p.m.

Aug. 3
Frank Gilbert, 25, of Lombard,
was charged with possession of
cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia,
driving while license
suspended and failure to reduce
speed near Chase and Madison at
10:06 a.m.

Collin Hennessey, 20, of Glen
Ellyn, was issued citations for possession
of cannabis, possession of
drug paraphernalia and speeding
in the 700 block of E. Roosevelt at
1:26 a.m.

July 30
Vincent Nolan, 19, of Lombard,
and Dominick Wroblewski, 19, of
Warrenville, were both issued local
ordinance violations for possession
of drug paraphernalia at Sunset
Knolls at 9:27 p.m.

Suspicious circumstances
Aug. 6
A complainant in the 2700 block
of S. Highland advised at 1:13 a.m.
that they observed a vehicle traveling
at a high rate of speed and
struck a guard rail. The area was
checked with no results.

Aug. 5
A complainant in the 1100 block
of S. Finley advised of drug activity
in the area at 8:53 p.m.

Aug. 4
A complainant in the 800 block
of W. Foxworth advised at 1:53
p.m. that a subject sent money to a
victim to purchase a ticket to come
see him. An officer was unable to
make contact with the subject.

A complainant at a school in the
100 block of W. Madison advised
at 7:25 p.m. that they found 6 shell
casings in the east side parking lot
of the school. An officer did not locate
any damage.

Aug. 2
A complainant near Madison and
Hammerschmidt advised at 8:51
a.m. that a male subject in a vehicle
followed her as she walked her dog.

Aug. 1
A complainant in the 200 block
of W. Sunset advised at 1:02 a.m.
that she observed a subject described
as a white male exiting
her open garage. The complainant
checked the garage and advised
that nothing appeared to be missing.

A complainant in the 800 block
of S. Fairfield advised at 1:51 p.m.
that a subject gained entry to the
garage, but nothing appeared to be
missing.

Theft/burglary/attempted
theft or burglary/identity
theft/fraud/forgery/deceptive
practice/obstruction/robbery

Aug. 6
Pavel Capus, 40, of Chicago,
was charged with retail theft and
obstruction at Last Chance, 100
Yorktown, at 5:19 p.m.

Attempted robbery was reported
at 7-Eleven, 246 Westmore, at
12:26 a.m. A complainant advised
that two subjects—one described
as a black male and the other described
as an Hispanic male—approached
him while he walked on
the Prairie Path. One of the subjects
reportedly grabbed him by the neck
and struck him in the face, and the
other attempted to take items from
his pockets. The subjects fled the
area, and the area was checked with
no results.

Theft was reported at Trinity Lutheran
Church, 1165 S. Westmore,
at 7:35 a.m. A complainant advised
that a subject had taken his taxi fare
gift card and fled the scene. The
subject returned and returned the
card.

Theft was reported in the 100
block of W. St. Charles at 1:44 p.m.
A complainant advised that his bike
was taken from the bike storage
area.

Aug. 5
A complainant in the 600 block
of Central advised at 7:01 a.m. that
a sign was taken from the yard.

Identity theft was reported in the
500 block of S. Lewis at 12:19 p.m.
A complainant advised that his personal
information was used to open
several accounts.

Aug. 4
Fraud was reported in the 1300
block of S. Finley at 10:16 a.m. A
complainant advised that a subject
set up a fraudulent fundraising
event.

Fraud was reported in the 1000
block of E. Maple at 10:48 a.m. A
complainant advised that a fraudulent
withdrawal was made against
his account.

Theft was reported at Last
Chance, 100 Yorktown, at 2:54 p.m.
An employee advised that a subject
described as a black male switched
the price tag on a pair of shoes, paid
for them and left the store.

Fraud was reported at Lovers
Lane, 711 E. Roosevelt, at 4:17
p.m. An employee advised that two
subjects described as black females
attempted to pay for merchandise
with a fraudulent credit card.

Retail theft was reported at JC
Penney, 175 Yorktown, at 8:23
p.m. A juvenile was issued a local
ordinance violation and released to
a parent at the scene.

Aug. 3
Fraud was reported in the 1-100
block of W. Prairie at 12:23 a.m. A
complainant advised that her credit
cards were used for several unauthorized
purchases.

Attempted burglary was reported
in the 300 block of E. Morningside
at 4:02 a.m. A complainant advised
that they heard a subject attempting
to gain entry through a storm door.
The area was checked with no results.

Fraud was reported in the 1-100
block of W. Prairie at 12:23 a.m. A
complainant advised that her credit
cards were used for several unauthorized
purchases.

Fraud was reported at Stonleigh
Recovery, 810 W. Springer, at 1:43
p.m. An employee advised that
a subject paid with a fraudulent
check. The subject denied sending
the check.

Fraud was reported in the 500
block of E. 15th Place at 3:47 p.m.
A complainant advised that several
fraudulent transactions were made
against her bank account.

Identity theft was reported in the
1000 block of S. School St. at 4:01
a.m. A complainant advised that
her personal information was used
to open a satellite TV account.

Theft was reported at the Illinois
Secretary of State’s office,
837 Westmore, at 5:11 p.m. A complainant
advised that her phone was
taken from her purse.

A complainant in the 300 block
of S. Westmore advised at 4:55
p.m. that they received a call from
a subject offering a refund for work
done on her computer. The complainant
was advised that the call
was fraudulent.

Fraud was reported at Von Maur,
145 Yorktown, at 5:46 p.m. An employee
advised that two subjects
described as black males used a
fraudulent credit card to pay for
merchandise.

Aug. 2
Fraud was reported at the Lombard
Park District, 227 W. Parkside,
at 10:48 a.m. An employee was
notified of two fraudulent checks
written against the business account.

Fraud was reported at CVS, 1005
E. Roosevelt, at 11:12 a.m. An employee
advised that a male subject
submitted a fraudulent script.

Theft was reported in the 1000
block of S. Edgewood at 11:22 a.m.
A complainant advised that they
received a fraudulent check from a
subject for payment of a laptop.

Theft was reported at Marshalls,
102 Yorktown, at 3:16 p.m. A complainant
advised that her wallet
was taken from her purse while she
shopped.

Identity theft was reported in the
100 block of W. Park at 6:57 p.m.
A complainant advised that his personal
information was used to open
a credit account.

Theft was reported at Walgreens,
309 W. St. Charles, at 9:54 p.m. An
employee advised that two subjects
described as Hispanic males had
taken two bottles of alcohol and
left the store without paying.

Aug. 1
Erin Kennedy, 35, of Chicago,
was charged with retail theft at
Jewel, 1177 S. Main, at 12:08 a.m.

An employee at Feynlab, 876
N. Ridge, advised at 9:59 a.m. that
a metal barrel filled with mineral
spirits was taken from behind the
building.

Theft was reported at Mattress
Firm, 501 E. Roosevelt, at 8 p.m.
An employee advised that a subject
had taken cash from the register.

July 31
Two juveniles were charged with
retail theft at JC Penney, 175 Yorktown,
at 3:43 p.m., and released to
a parent.

Identity theft was reported at
7:45 p.m. A complainant advised
that her personal information was
used to open three credit accounts.

July 30
Chul Jae Yang, 54, of Glen Ellyn,
was charged with retail theft
at Last Chance, 100 Yorktown, at
2:28 p.m.

Warrant arrest
Aug. 2
Police said John Gallaway, 23,
of Glen Ellyn, was transferred to
DuPage County Jail on an outstanding
warrant. Gallaway also
was charged with driving while license
suspended in the 900 block
of E. Roosevelt at 2:32 a.m.

July 30
Police said Charles Divito, 64,
of Lombard, was taken into custody
on a DuPage County Sheriff’s warrant
at the train depot near Park and
Parkside at 8:46 a.m.

Police said Nicholas Metz, 35,
of Darien, was taken into custody
on a DuPage County Sheriff’s warrant
at 2:48 a.m.

Police said Joe Wilder, 24, of
Lombard, was taken into custody
on a DuPage County Sheriff’s warrant.
He also was charged with possession
of cannabis near Edgewood
and Prairie at 1:05 p.m.



The Villa Park Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. 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.

Aug. 5
Maucelio Garcia, 41, of Bensenville,
was charged with DUI, illegal
transportation of alcohol, no valid
driver’s license, improper lane usage
and no insurance near St. Charles
and Route 83 at 8:31 p.m.

Theft was reported at Betty’s Bisto
at 1 a.m. Police said an unknown
male suspect stole an iPhone 6 that
was inadvertently left unattended on
a table.

Aug. 4
Martique D. Barksdale, 35, of Villa
Park, was charged with disorderly
conduct in the 1-100 block of W. St.
Charles at 8:48 a.m.

Jerrell L. Hale, 41, of Wheaton,
was charged with violation of an order
of protection in the 300 block of
N. Cornell at 9:49 p.m.

Theft was reported near North and
Ellsworth at 10:39 a.m. Police said
an unknown male suspect entered a
trailer parked in the area and stole a
leaf blower.

Aug. 2
Michelle N. Kotch, 31, of Lake
Zurich, was charged with battery in
the 900 block of W. North Ave. at
7:48 p.m. May 6. The original complaint
and arrest warrant was issued on Aug. 2.

Criminal defacement was reported
near Highland and Villa at 4:45
p.m. Police said an unknown suspect
defaced stop signs in the area.

Criminal defacement was reported
near Washington and Villa at 4:40
p.m. Police said an unknown suspect
defaced stop signs in the area.

Aug. 1
A 20-year-old Villa Park woman
was charged with two counts of domestic
battery in the 900 block of N.
Harvard at 10:23 p.m.

July 31-Aug. 1
Criminal damage was reported in
the 300 block of E. Schiller. Police
said that between 8 p.m. July 31 and
7:13 a.m. Aug. 1, an unknown suspect
damaged a side view mirror of
a vehicle parked unoccupied in the
parking lot.

July 31
Jorge Jimenez, 43, of Palatine,
was charged with leaving the scene
of an accident involving damage to
the attended vehicle, failure to give
aid or information at an attended
accident involving vehicle damage,
failure to reduce speed to avoid an
accident, disobeying a traffic control
device and no insurance near North
and Westmore at 8 p.m.

Amanda N. Maple, 21, of Villa
Park, was charged with violation of
an order of protection in the 1000
block of N. Harvard at 10:38 p.m.

July 30
Criminal damage was reported in
the 500 block of W. St. Charles between
12:01 and 12:15 a.m. Police
said an unknown suspect damaged
the hood of a vehicle by striking the
vehicle with his hands/fists several
times while it was parked unoccupied
in the parking lot.

Theft was reported at Mobil Gas
Station at 9:07 p.m. Police said an
unknown female suspect pumped
$16.64 worth of gasoline and left
without paying for the gas.

Burglary was reported at Smoke
Villa at 5:51 a.m. Police said that
unknown suspects smashed the front
window of the business and gained
entry. The suspects then reportedly
filled bags with cartons of cigarettes
and placed them in the trunk of a vehicle
and fled the scene.

 
   
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