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Fraud, Aggravated Assault, DUI: Police Blotter

Wheaton police reports, Dec. 23-29

SATURDAY, DEC. 29

Suspended License

Police charged Taylor Blackwell, 22, of Iowa City with driving on a suspended license. He drove a silver 1997 Nissan Sentra near the intersection of Naperville Road and Danada Drive around 10 p.m. when police stopped him. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that night.

Car Stereo Stolen

Someone stole a car stereo from a Honda parked in the 1300 block of Roosevelt Road around 11 p.m.

Graffiti

Someone spray painted graffiti on a fence in the 800 block of West Lincoln Avenue and near the railroad tracks along the Prairie Path, police said.

Illegal Display of Registration

Police charged Brian Marrinette, 35, of Chicago with illegal display of a registration sticker. He drove a gray 2003 Toyota Camry near the intersection of Main Street and Geneva Road around 6:30 p.m. when police stopped him. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that night.

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FRIDAY, DEC. 28

DUI

Police charged Vannessa Harvey, 29, of Aurora with driving under the influence of alcohol. She drove a silver 2010 Toyota near Bradford Street and Butterfield Road around 1 a.m. when police stopped her. She was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning.

Door Panel Damaged in Break-in Attempt

Someone bent a door panel in their attempt to break into a store in Town Square Wheaton between 9 p.m. Dec. 27 and 9:30 a.m. Dec. 28. The cost of damage is $150.

Computer Stolen in Restaurant

Someone stole a $500 tablet computer after someone forgot it in a restaurant in Danada Square East around 1:45 p.m.

Felony Retail Theft

Police charged Deshun Echols, 22, of Chicago with felony retail theft related to stealing $150 clothes in the 400 block of County Farm Road around 4:52 p.m. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and taken to DuPage County Jail.

Aggravated Assault

Police charged Jacob Augustyn, 28, of the 800 block of Crescent Street in Wheaton with aggravated assault in the 100 block of President Street. He was arrested around 7:30 p.m., booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that night.

Failure to appear

Police charged Michael Buckley, 25, of Glen Ellyn with a failure-to-appear warrant. He was arrested in the 200 block of East Loop Road at 10 p.m., booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that night.

THURSDAY, DEC. 27

Warrant, Home Repair Fraud

Police charged Richard Newell, 46, of Naperville with a felony arrest warrant in connection with home repair fraud and a failure-to-appear warrant. He was arrested at his home in the 800 block of South Loomis Street in Naperville, booked at the Wheaton Police Department and taken to DuPage County Jail.

Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia

Police cited Sanel Ceric, 19, of Glendale Heights with marijuana and drug paraphernalia possession. He was cited near the intersection of Cole and Main streets around 2:30 a.m. and released on the scene.

Suspended License

Police charged Laura Friedsam, 57, of the 500 block of South Hawthorne Road in Wheaton with driving on a suspended license. She drove a green 1998 Mercury near the intersection of Arbor and Warrenville around 10 a.m. when police stopped her. She was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning.

Failure to appear

Police charged Tomasz Ruda, 26, of Melrose Park with a failure-to-appear warrant. He was cited near the intersection of President and Lowden Avenue around 1 p.m. and taken to DuPage County Jail.

Screen Damage

Someone damaged about $500 in window screens in the first block of Lowden Avenue between 4 p.m. Dec. 21 and 4 p.m. Dec. 27.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26

Suspended License

Police charged Arturo Pinon, 25, of Cicero with driving on a suspended license. He drove a red 1998 Dodge Neon in the 1900 block of Roosevelt Road when police stopped him. He was released on the scene.

Stolen Holiday Decorations

Someone stole $60 in holiday decorations from the front lawn of a home in the 1300 block of North Irving Avenue between 10:15 p.m. Dec. 26 and 8 a.m. Dec. 27.

Suspended License, Registration

Police charged Arlevia Trosclair, 48, of Plainfield with driving on a suspended license and suspended registration. He drove a white 1998 Lexus near the intersection of Community Drive and Roosevelt Road around 11:40 p.m. when police stopped him. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that night.

MONDAY, DEC. 24

Tools Stolen, Tire Slashed

Someone stole $150 in tools from a truck in the 800 block of Lorraine Road between midnight Saturday, Dec. 22 and midnight on Christmas Eve. Police said the windows had all been smashed, the windshield was cracked and a tire was slashed.

DUI

Police charged Maung Hia, 26, of the 1300 block of North Main Street in Wheaton with driving under the influence of alcohol. He drove a gray 2005 Mazda in the 600 block of Glendale Street around 2:15 a.m. when police stopped him. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning.

SUNDAY, DEC. 23

Bathroom Damage

Someone caused about $500 damage to a stall in a men’s bathroom in the 1100 block of Roosevelt Road between 10 a.m. Dec. 22 and 1 a.m. Dec. 23.  

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