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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, criminal
trespass to property
Dec. 3
Donald Dascenzo, 72, of Wheaton, was charged with criminal trespass at Target, 60 Yorktown, at 10:10 p.m.

A complainant in the 1100 block of E. Jackson advised at 12:45 p.m. that her vehicle was scratched with a key.

Dec. 2
A complainant at Jewel, 1177 S. Main, advised at 5:57 p.m. that a male subject scratched her vehicle.

Nov. 30
Daniel Gutierrez, 25, of Villa Park, was charged with criminal damage to property at Pita House, 340 E. Roosevelt, at 12:15 a.m.

A complainant in the 300 block of E. Roosevelt advised at 8:21 a.m. that one of the windows on his vehicle was smashed.

Dec. 1
An employee in the 400 block of Meadow advised at 4:20 p.m. of damage to the residence.

Disorderly conduct
Dec. 2
An employee at 7-Eleven, 1 W. St. Charles, advised at 4:24 a.m. that a subject was verbally abusive and refused to leave the store. The subject was issued a trespass warning and told to leave.

Domestic battery, domestic incident, disturbance
Dec. 4
A complainant in the 800 block of Addison Ave. advised at 10:50 a.m. that a subject struck him in the face during a verbal argument.

Dec. 3
A complainant in the 100 block of N. Charlotte advised at 7:04 a.m. that a subject threatened him during a verbal argument.

Dec. 2
A complainant in the 200 block of W. Arboretum advised at 11:35 p.m. that a subject was physically abusive.

Nov. 30
A complainant in the 800 block of Foxworth advised at 2:45 p.m. that a subject verbally threatened a victim during a verbal argument. The victim advised that she was fine.

Nov. 29
A complainant in the 800 block of W. Foxworth advised at 7:45 p.m. that a subject threatened her with a gun during a verbal argument; then the subject took the gun and fled the scene.

DUI, consumption of alcohol by a minor
Dec. 3
Vanessa DeMario, 52, of Glen Ellyn, was charged with DUI, failure to reduce speed, no valid driver’s license, improper lane usage and expired registration near Roosevelt and Stewart at 7 a.m.

Richard Gentile, 29, of Wheaton, was charged with DUI, making an improper turn and improper lighting near North and Grace at 1:38 a.m.

Dec. 2
Frank Amato, 29, of Lombard, was charged with DUI and no valid registration near North and Grace at 1:20 a.m.

Caprice Brewer, 26, of Glendale Heights, was charged with DUI, speeding, no insurance and no driver’s license on person near Route 53 and Madison at 2:58 a.m.

Harassment, threats
Dec. 1
An employee at CVS, 1005 E. Roosevelt, advised at 11:28 a.m. that a subject described as a black female began yelling at him and threatened to take merchandise. The subject left prior to an officer’s arrival.

Nov. 30
A complainant in the 300 block of E. Butterfield advised at 1:41 p.m. that they received several phone calls from a subject.

A complainant at Last Chance, 100 Yorktown, advised at 6:36 p.m. that a subject threatened her. The subject was issued a trespass warning.

Possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia
Dec. 5
Hannah Valles, 19, of Carol Stream, was issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia near Roosevelt and Finley at 3:24 p.m.

Theft was reported in the 1-100 block of S. Main at 6:44 p.m. A complainant advised that her chiropractic table was taken from the hallway.

Dec. 3
Julian Salgado, 21, of Chicago, was charged with possession of cannabis near Route 53 and Madison at 7:37 p.m.

Dec. 1
A juvenile was issued a local ordinance violation for unlawful possession of cannabis in the 300 block of S. Westmore at 7:09 p.m. and released to a parent.

Suspicious circumstances
Dec. 4
A complainant in the 800 block of S. Norbury advised at 12:19 p.m. that two subjects wearing police vests came to his door.

A complainant in the 200 block of N. Craig advised at 2:42 p.m. that a subject described as a white male was taking photos of her house. The complainant confronted the subject, who fled the area in a vehicle.

Dec. 1
A complainant in the 500 block of S. Chase advised at 8:45 p.m. that a subject was pointing a laser pointer at him. Two subjects denied using the laser.

Nov. 30
A complainant in the 700 block of E. Pleasant advised at 7:59 a.m. of drug activity in the area.

Nov. 29
A complainant in the 300 block of N. Lombard advised at 4 p.m. that they received a call demanding money to prevent harm to a relative.

A complainant received a phone call at 4:10 p.m. from a subject, claiming the complainant won grant money. The complainant was advised that the call was fraudulent.
 
A complainant at 203 Yorktown advised at 9:21 p.m. that a pizza was left on her vehicle.
 
A complainant in the 300 block of N. Garfield advised at 9:35 p.m. that a subject in a vehicle pulls into the driveway every night and them leaves. The area was checked for the vehicle with no results.

Theft, burglary, attempted theft or burglary, identity theft, fraud, forgery, deceptive practice, obstruction, robbery
Dec. 5
Antonio Cruz, 22, of Lombard, was charged with theft at Shell, 600 W. North, at
11:03 a.m.

Fraud was reported at Computhink, 151 E. 22nd, at noon. An employee advised that five fraudulent checks were written against the company account.

Theft was reported at Chase Bank, 85 Yorktown, at 1:34 p.m. An employee advised that employees were emptying an ATM and a gust of wind blew the cash from the ATM around the area. An employee advised that a female subject was observed taking money.

Dec. 4
Carlton Jefferson, 25, of Aurora, was charged with retail theft at Von Maur, 145 Yorktown, at 2:24 p.m.

Two incidents of burglary to a vehicle were reported in the 100 block of S. Martha at 12:27 and 12:43 p.m., respectively. In both instances, complainants advised that several items were taken from their unlocked vehicles.

Theft was reported at Extended Stay, 2701 Technology, at 1:28 p.m. A complainant advised that his laptop was taken from his room.
 
Theft was reported at Last Chance, 100 Yorktown, at 1:43 p.m. A complainant advised that her purse was taken from her vehicle.

Fraud was reported at Hickory Farms, 203 Yorktown, at 7:38 p.m. An employee advised that a subject described as a black female and two subjects described as black males attempted to use a stolen credit card to pay for a purchase.

Dec. 3
Hemlata Amin, 61, of Woodridge, was charged with retail theft at Von Maur, 145 Yorktown, at 5:59 p.m.

Theft was reported in the 200 block of E. Harrison at 11:14 a.m. A complainant advised that a package containing five iPhones was taken from the front porch of the residence.

Fraud was reported in the 600 block of E. Emerson at 12:26 p.m. A complainant received a fraudulent check from an online job website.
 
Theft was reported at Lexington Square, 555 W. Foxworth, at 2:10 p.m. A complainant advised that money was taken from her purse.

Fraud was reported in the 700 block of S. Grace at 6:29 p.m. A complainant advised that she sent $4,150 to a subject she met online.

Burglary to a vehicle was reported at Enchanted Castle, 1103 S. Main, at 6:54 p.m. A complainant advised that her wallet was taken from her unlocked vehicle.

Dec. 2
Attempted theft was reported in the 1-100 block of S. Glenview at 9:03 p.m. A complainant observed a subject unplug an inflatable snowman on his property. The complainant confronted the subject, who fled the area.

Retail theft was reported at CVS, 1105 E. Roosevelt, at 9:11 p.m. An employee advised that a subject had taken eyeliner without paying. The subject was checked and released, and issued a trespass warning.

Dec. 1
Florida Sadiku, 30, of Des Plaines, was charged with retail theft at JC Penney, 175 Yorktown, at 6:14 p.m.

Fraud was reported in the 200 block of S. 2nd at 6:38 p.m. A complainant advised that his debit card information was used for several unauthorized purchases.

Identity theft was reported in the 800 block of Foxworth at 12:11 p.m. A complainant received an email from a subject claiming to be with Apple, requesting his personal information.

Retail theft was reported at Von Maur, 145 Yorktown, at 3:02 p.m. Two employees advised that a subject described as a black male had taken merchandise without paying and fled the store.

Nov. 30
A complainant in the 2000 block of S. Finley advised at 12:55 p.m. that he paid a subject to repair his refrigerator, but the refrigerator does not work, and the subject will not return his phone calls.

A complainant in the 400 block of W. Pleasant advised at 4:32 p.m. that a folder of sheet music was taken from the residence.

Theft was reported in the 2200 block of S. Stewart at 4:57 p.m. A complainant advised that a package he had delivered was missing from the lobby and another had been opened and the contents removed.

Nov. 29
Paige Malloe, 21, of Villa Park, was charged with retail theft at JC Penney, 175 Yorktown, at 2:45 p.m.

Forgery was reported at R&R Textile Mills, 1101 N. Lombard, at 10:03 a.m. A complainant advised she was notified by an employee that they received a check from her for $17,000. The complainant advised she never wrote or sent the check.

Burglary was reported at Public Storage, 330 W. North, at 10:29 a.m. An employee advised that a subject gained entry to the office and took $214 in cash.

Fraud was reported in the 800 block of E. 22nd at 5:24 p.m. A complainant advised that her credit card was used for unauthorized purchases.

Warrant arrest
Dec. 4
Police said Paul Papendorf, 56, of Lombard, turned himself in on a DuPage County Sheriff’s warrant.

Dec. 2
Police said Kenneth Bodzianowski, 25, of Burbank, was arrested on a DuPage County Sheriff’s warrant. He also was charged with possession of cannabis and operating a vehicle while using an electronic communication device.

Nov. 29
Police said a juvenile in the 200 block of E. Progress was taken into custody on a DuPage County Juvenile Probation warrant, and then transported to Kane County Youth Detention.



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.

Dec. 2
Alyssa K. Simental, 25, of Chicago, was charged with DUI, endangering the life of a child, failure to give information, failure to secure a child in a child restraint, operating a vehicle with unsafe equipment and no insurance in the 700 block of N. Villa at 10:01 p.m.

Dec. 1
Christian M. Chavez, 21, of Lombard, was issued citations for possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia near Addison and Sunset at 11:49 a.m.

Albert D. Reese, 31, of Bellwood, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance near Ardmore and Roosevelt at 11:43 p.m.

Nov. 30-Dec. 1
Retail theft was reported at Guitar Center. Police said that between 1:45 p.m. Nov. 30 and 10:58 a.m. Dec. 1, an unknown suspect stole an acoustic guitar from the store display.

Nov. 30
Sergio E. Avila, 52, of Chicago, was charged with possession of cannabis, no valid driver’s license, operating a vehicle while using an electronic communication device and no insurance near North and Villa at 6:56 p.m.

Nov. 29
Linda L. Diebold, 52, of Lombard, was charged with criminal trespass to property in the 200 block of E. Plymouth at 4:03 p.m. On Nov. 28, Diebold also was charged with criminal trespass to a residence/resisting a police officer at 2:14 a.m., and charged with criminal trespass to property/violation of bail bond at 4:39 a.m.
 
A 27-year-old Villa Park man was charged with two counts of domestic battery on two separate occasions in the 400 block of N. Michigan. The first incident took place at 6:19 a.m. Nov. 8, with the original complainant and arrest warrant issued on Nov. 29. The second incident occurred at 8:35 p.m. Nov. 29.

Theft was reported at Walmart at 2:20 p.m. Police said an unknown suspect stole a wallet from a purse that was momentarily left unattended in a shopping cart.

Nov. 28
Theft was reported in the 700 block of W. Merle at 12:50 p.m. Police said an unknown suspect opened a package delivered to the residence and stole part of the order.

Nov. 27
Ghislaine Ramos, 25, of Lombard, was issued a citation for unlawful possession of cannabis in the 100 block of E. Roosevelt at 11:21 p.m.

A female juvenile from Villa Park was charged with disorderly conduct/trespassing in the 200 block of W. Vermont at 3:31 p.m.

Burglary was reported in the 300 block of N. Yale at 5:49 a.m. Police said than an unknown suspect stole approximately $10 in change and removed a purse, carrying bag and a wallet from a vehicle parked in the parking lot.

Nov. 26-Nov. 27
A stolen vehicle was reported in the 100 block of N. Myrtle. Police said that between 8 p.m. Nov. 26 and 6:30 a.m. Nov. 27, an unknown suspect stole a vehicle parked unsecured in the driveway with the keys left in the vehicle. The vehicle was later recovered in Elmhurst.

Nov. 26
Ricky D. Richeson, 37, of Bellwood, was charged with DUI, using an electronic communication device while operating a vehicle and improper lane usage near St. Charles and Howard at 2 a.m.

Nov. 25-Nov. 27
Seven incidents of unknown suspects entering unsecured vehicles were reported between the above dates. Two of the incidents occurred in the 200 block of E. Oak. In the first incident, which took place between 9 p.m. Nov. 26 and 9 a.m. Nov. 27, police said unknown suspects entered a vehicle parked in the driveway and rummaged through the contents of the glove box and center console. Nothing appeared to be missing. In the second incident, which took place between 6 p.m. Nov. 25 and 8 a.m. Nov. 27, police said unknown suspects entered a vehicle parked in the driveway and rummaged through the contents of the center console left on the passenger seat and floor of the vehicle. Nothing appeared to be missing. In a third incident, which took place in the 100 block of W. Division, police said that between Nov. 26 and Nov. 27, an unknown suspect entered a vehicle parked in the driveway, rummaged through the contents of the glovebox and center console and stole a book bag, business card a wallet, sunglasses and $2 in loose change. In the fourth incident, which occurred in the 700 block of W. Plymouth, police said that between 7 p.m. Nov. 26 and 7:30 a.m. Nov. 27, unknown suspects entered a vehicle parked in the driveway and rummaged through the contents of the glove box and center console. Nothing was taken from the vehicles; however a blue Trek bicycle was taken from the driveway. In the fifth incident, which occurred in the 200 block of N. Princeton, police said that between 10 p.m. Nov. 26 and 7 a.m. Nov. 27, unknown suspects entered a vehicle parked in the driveway and rummaged through the contents of the glove box and center console. Nothing appeared to be missing. The sixth and seventh incidents were reported in the 100 block of N. Princeton. In the sixth incident, which took place between 4 p.m. Nov. 26 and 7 a.m. Nov. 27, police said unknown suspects entered 2 vehicles parked in the driveway. The glove box and center console were emptied in both vehicles and the contents strewn about the vehicles, with $2 in cash taken from one of the vehicles. In the seventh incident, which occurred between 8 p.m. Nov. 26, and 7 a.m. Nov. 27, police said unknown suspects entered a vehicle parked in the driveway emptying the contents of the glove box and center console inside the vehicle also taking approximately $15.
Update on these incidents
Villa Park police announced last week that suspects associated with these aforementioned incidents have been arrested and are in custody.

 
   
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