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DUI, Theft: Police Blotter

Wheaton police reports, Dec. 11-16.

This post was originally published on Dec. 19, 2012. It has been updated recently to reflect amended charges.

SUNDAY, DEC. 16

DUI

Police charged Lakia Boyd, 27, of Chicago with driving under the influence of alcohol. She drove a white 2012 Dodge Avenger near the intersection of Blanchard Street and Roosevelt Road around 2:40 a.m. when police stopped her. She was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning.

SATURDAY, DEC. 15

Liquor Theft

Police charged Timothy Hollins, 19, of Warrenville with stealing $50 of liquor from a store in Danada Square East. He was arrested around 9:20 p.m., booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that night.

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FRIDAY, DEC. 14

Reckless Driving

This item has been updated.

Joel Sible, 43, of the 1000 block of Forest Avenue in Wheaton was convicted of reckless driving in 2014 related to a 2012 arrest.

Underage Drinking, Drug Paraphernalia

Police charged Sarah Gesessew, 19, of the 1000 block of Wilson Avenue in Wheaton with underage drinking - zero tolerance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She drove a black 1999 Volvo near the intersection of Carrol Gate Road and Plamondon Drive around 1:45 a.m. when police stopped her. She was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning.

THURSDAY, DEC. 13

Hit and Run, Suspended License

Police charged Andrea Smolen, 29, of Schaumburg with driving on a suspended license and a hit-and-run. She drove a black 008 Nissan Maxima in the 500 block of County Farm Road around 10 a.m. when the incident occurred. She was later released.

Drug Paraphernalia

  • Police charged Michael Rice, 41, of Hinkley with possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested near the intersection of Roosevelt Road and West Street around midnight and released on the scene.
  • Police issued a local ordinance citation related to possession of drug paraphernalia to Pravia-Guerrero Alfonso, 22, of Roselle. He was arrested near the intersection of Knollwood Drive and Roosevelt Road around noon and released on the scene.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

DUI, License Revoked

Police charged Joanna Hanek, 40, of the 100 block of North Morgan Street in Wheaton with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving on a revoked license, illegally transporting liquor and an FTA warrant charge. She drove a white 2012 Ford F-150 near the intersection of Liberty Drive and Hale Street around 11:35 p.m. when police stopped her. She was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that night.

TUESDAY, DEC. 11

Marijuana

Police issued a local ordinance citation of marijuana possession to George Carter, 19, of West Chicago. He was cited in the 300 block of South Main Street around 6:15 p.m. and released on the scene.

Warrant, Marijuana

Police charged Javonte Hilton, 20, of Carol Stream with an FTA warrant and issued a local ordinance citation related to marijuana possession. He was arrested in the 300 block of South Main Street around 6 p.m. and taken to DuPage County Jail. 

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