FRIDAY, SEPT. 6
Fighting at Wheaton North
Police cited Shanice J. Randolph, 19, of the 25W100 block of Geneva Road, Wheaton, with fighting in public. Randolph was cited at 11 a.m. at 1 Falcon Way on the Wheaton North High School campus. Further information was not available on this incident, which did occur during a regular school day, according to the school's calendar.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 5
Playground Equipment Damaged
Someone damaged playground equipment by setting fire to two items at the Wheaton Park District's Hillside Tot Lot on the 400 block of East Willow Avenue, according to police. The incident occurred sometime between 9 a.m. Sept. 3 and 10:57 a.m. Sept. 5. Someone set fire to a baseball cap and a small first aid bag. The fabric material of both items burned, causing damage to the protective coating that covers the metal mesh bridge on the playground, the police report said.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 3
Female Suspected of Stealing Over $800 in Clothes
An unknown female was caught on camera taking several clothing items from a store table, and then leaving without paying. The incident occurred at about 2:20 p.m. at Town Square Wheaton, according to police. The female was with another unknown female when they entered the store and began looking through various items near the front of the business away from the Town Square entrance.
The females looked around the store for about five minutes and then left through the same doors. The complainant noticed several items were missing from the area where the females had been looking. When she reviewed the video for the time frame during which they had been there, she saw one of the females grab several items from a table near an exit and leave, according to a police report. The clothing was valued at $828.
SATURDAY, AUG. 3
DUI, Illegal Alcohol Transport
Police charged Mayra Alejandra Reyes-Herrera, 23, of the first block of Armitage Avenue, Glendale Heights, with the following:
- Driving under the influence of alcohol
- No driver's license
- Illegal transportation of alcoholic liquor
Reyes-Herrera was driving a silver or aluminum 2003 GMC Envoy at 1:53 a.m. at Geneva Road and Main Street when police initiated a traffic stop. She was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that day.
Police charged Paige K. Fijolik, 22, of the 200 block of Mantle Lane, Carol Stream, with driving under the influence of alcohol. Fijolik was driving a black 1998 Chevy Silverado at 1:41 a.m. at Butterfield and Orchard roads when police initiated a traffic stop. She was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning.
FRIDAY, AUG. 2
Police charged Steven D. Chapman, 26, of the 2200 block of Petworth Court, Naperville, with driving under the influence of alcohol. Chapman was driving a white 2004 Chevy Malibu at 12:03 a.m. at Butterfield and Orchard roads when police initiated a traffic stop. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning.
SUNDAY, JULY 28
Police charged Barbara J. Relation, 50, of the 100 block of Lalonde, Addison, with driving under the influence of alcohol. Relation was driving a red 2006 Toyota Corolla at 1:15 a.m. at Washington and Roosevelt Road when police initiated a traffic stop. She was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning.
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