Felony Drug Charges, Rifle, Retail Theft: Police Blotter

Wheaton police reports, Oct. 3-8


Possession of Stolen Cell Phone

Police said they charged Deon Dumas-Woodson, 18, of Glendale Heights with possession of a stolen cell phone. Dumas-Woodson was arrested near the intersection of North Avenue and Virginia Street around noon, booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that day.


Failure-to-Appear Warrant

Police said they charged Peter Velez, 31 of the 1300 block of North Main Street in Wheaton with a failure-to-appear warrant. He was arrested at Stone Park Village Hall, 1629 N. Mannheim Rd. in Stone Park around midnight and taken to DuPage County Jail.

Stolen Rifle

Someone stole a $740 rifle at the DuPage County Fairgrounds around 2 p.m. Police said the gun owner leaned the rifle against a bench at the fairgrounds to help a friend pack his car and forgot about it. When he returned to the fairgrounds, the rifle was gone.


Suspended License, Registration

Police said they charged Jeffrey Adams, 43, of the 200 block of Evergreen Street in Wheaton with operating a vehicle with suspended registration, driving on a suspended license and illegal license use. Adams drove a white 1998 BMW near the intersection of Naperville Road and Danada Square East around 9 p.m. when police stopped him. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that night.

Retail Theft

Police said they issued a local ordinance citation of retail theft to William Keenen, 68, of Glen Ellyn. Keenen is charged with stealing consumables in the 100 block of Rice Lake Square around 3:15 p.m. He was released on the scene.


Bike Theft

Someone stole a $200 bike from a rack near the intersection of Liberty Drive and West Street between 7:40 a.m. and 5:40 p.m.


Drug Paraphernalia

Police said they issued a local ordinance citation of possession of drug paraphernalia to James Oronj, 27, of Carol Stream. He was cited near the intersection of Harrison and Main streets around 7:45 a.m. and released on the scene.


Felony Possession, Controlled Substance

Police said tehy charged Ebben Knippen, 22, of the 100 block of North Hale Street in Wheaton with felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Knippen was arrested in the 1600 block of Longfellow Court around 1 a.m., booked at the Wheaton Police Department and taken to DuPage County Jail.

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  • Wheaton Man Charged With Child Pornography

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