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DUI Alcohol, Drug Arrests: Police Blotter

The following people were charged with driving under the influence in Wheaton.

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TUESDAY, JULY 16

DUI Drugs, Cannabis Possession

Police charged Tracy R. Heinekamp, 51, of the first block of Ott Avenue, Glen Ellyn, with driving under the influence of drugs and possession of cannabis. Heinekamp was driving a dark blue 2002 Dodge Dakota Sport at 7:19 a.m. at Lorraine and Trent when police initiated a traffic stop. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning.


SUNDAY, JULY 14

DUI Alcohol

  • Police charged Joshua W. Becker, 28, of the 1100 block of Underwood Terrace, Wheaton, with driving under the influence of alcohol. Becker was driving a dark green 1996 Saturn DGR at 2:24 a.m. at President and Wilson when police initiated a traffic stop. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released at his residence later that morning.
  • Police charged Michael J. Oskroba, 43, of the 3600 block of Timberlake Drive, Joliet, with driving under the influence of alcohol. Oskroba was driving a gray 2006 Dodge Ram at 1:59 a.m. at Bloomingdale and Geneva Road when police initiated a traffic stop. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning.


SATURDAY, JULY 13

DUI, Resisting Police

Police charged Joshua W. Hertz, 26, of the 3S500 block of Melcher Avenue, Warrenville, with driving under the influence of alcohol, resisting an officer and illegal transportation of an alcoholic liquor. Hertz was driving a black 2010 GMC Terrain at 2:42 a.m. at Butterfield Road and Cree when police initiated a traffic stop. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and then transferred to the DuPage County Jail, where he was later released.


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    Police Blotter information is provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.

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