Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Wheaton police reports, May 1-8
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 Police charged Uriel A. Ambrosio, 21, of the 1700 block of Woodcutter Lane in Wheaton with possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while license suspended. Ambrosio was driving a red 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe at 4:25 p.m. on the 1700 block of South Wiesbrook Road when police initiated a traffic stop. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and was released later that day. TUESDAY, MAY 7 MONDAY, MAY 6 Police charged Laney N. Kelsey, 18, of the 500 block of North Alfred Avenue in Elgin with possession of drug paraphernalia. She was arrested at 8:19 p.m. near the intersection of Roosevelt Road and Saddle and then released from the scene. Let Patch save you time. Get stories delivered to your …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Wheaton and Glen Ellyn police reports, April 21-May 2
THURSDAY, MAY 2 MONDAY, APRIL 29 Police charged Caitlin R. Azarela, 18, of the 1500 block of South Prospect Avenue in Wheaton with possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was arrested at 4:08 p.m. near the intersection of Buena Vista and Lorraine. Then she was released from the scene. SUNDAY, APRIL 21 Glen Ellyn police charged Shanikwa Bailey, 25, of the 900 block of South Lorraine Road in Wheaton with marijuana possession, possession of a controlled substance and illegal liquor transportation. She was arrested around 3:15 a.m. at the intersection of Lambert and Roosevelt Road, police said. See also: Police Blotter information is provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
A man is charged with production or possession of more than 20, less than 50, marijuana plants.
A Bloomingdale man is charged with production or possession of more than 20 marijuana plants, DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba announced Thursday. Detectives on Wednesday arrested Joseph Angelo, 29, after officials followed an anonymous tip he was operating a sophisticated cannabis growing operation inside the residence, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. Officials found 42 mature plants and a number of juvenile plants in the basement of the home, along with growing equipment and other drug paraphernalia. Angelo was booked into the DuPage County Jail and was released after he posted 10 percent of his $20,000.00 bond. Keep up with Wheaton and Glen Ellyn news:
Thursday, March 28, 2013
A Calumet City man is held on $1 million bond after officials found $500,000 in cocaine during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.
A Calumet City man is being held in DuPage County Jail on $1 million bond after officials found $500,000 in drugs in his car during a traffic stop in Bloomingdale Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release from the DuPage County Sheriff's Office. A sheriff's deputy stopped Jesus Gonzalez-Carrera, 25, about 3:40 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Army Trail Road and Springfield Drive in Bloomingdale. Officials found four kilograms of cocaine and a half of a kilogram of methamphetamines after Gonzalez-Carrera couldn't produce a valid driver's license, officials said. “Every day my agency aggressively fights to keep dangerous drugs out of the hands of our children and to make DuPage County a safe community,” DuPage County Sheriff …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Wheaton police reports, Jan. 21-31
THURSDAY, JAN. 31 Police issued local ordinance citations related to marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia to Nicholas Rust, 28, of Chicago. He is also charged with driving on a suspended license. He drove a white 2006 Lincoln Zephyr near the intersection of Forest Avenue and Scott Street around 9:40 a.m. when police stopped him. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30 Someone stole a $150 cell phone from a community room in the 2100 block of West Roosevelt Road between Jan. 25 and Jan. 30. Police charged Justin Hirschberg, 22, of Aurora with marijuana possession. He was arrested in the 100 block of County Farm Road around 5:45 p.m., booked at the Wheaton Police…
Monday, January 21, 2013
Experts including DuPage County State's Attorney Bob Berlin will share their knowledge on the growing use of heroin in the suburbs at a Feb. 4 forum.
The Wheaton Police Department will host a forum on the growing epidemic of heroin use in the suburbs Monday, Feb. 4, to connect the community with local law enforcement, the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office and experts in the field. DuPage County State's Attorney Bob Berlin, Claudia Evenson, director of outreach services for Rosecrance Health Network, John Roberts, Co-founder of the Heroin Epidemic Relief Organization (HERO), and Kathleen Burke, CEO Robert Crown Center for Health Education will attend the forum, to share their knowledge of heroin use. Berlin has served as the DuPage County State’s Attorney since December 14, 2010. He has prosecutorial experience in Cook, Kane and DuPage counties where he has successfully prosecuted…
Monday, January 14, 2013
Wheaton police reports, Jan. 6-10
THURSDAY, JAN. 10 Police charged Stavros Siounis, 29, of Lombard with driving under the influence of alcohol. He drove a black 2010 Jeep Wrangler near the intersection of Roosevelt Road and President Street around 1:30 a.m. when police stopped him. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9 Police charged Francisco Aguilar, 25, of Lombard with driving on a suspended license. He drove a blue 1997 Ford Windstar near the intersection of Gary Avenue and Geneva Road around midnight when police stopped him. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning. TUESDAY, JAN. 8 Police charged Sergio Castillo, 27, of Glendale Heights with driving without a license and …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Wheaton police reports, Dec. 15-21
FRIDAY, DEC. 21 Police charged Keffear Clayborn, 44, of the 100 block of Chase Street in Wheaton with driving under the influence of alcohol. He drove a gray 1990 Buick near the intersection of Chase Street and Roosevelt Road around 1 a.m. when police stopped him. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning. Someone knocked over a $200 mailbox between 6 p.m. Dec. 20 and 4:15 p.m. Dec. 21. Police charged Frederico Tecuanhuehue, 35, of Aurora with driving without a license. He drove a red 2001 Honda near the intersection of Roosevelt Road and Myrtlewood Drive around 11:45 p.m. when police stopped him. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that night. THURSDAY, DEC. 20 Police …
Friday, November 16, 2012
District 86 hosted a drug symposium on Nov. 7 at Hinsdale South High School that featured several speakers, including DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin, with first-hand knowledge of the dangers of heroin in the suburbs today.
Thirty deaths from heroin overdose have occurred in DuPage County during the last 12 months, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin said during an event at Hinsdale South last week. “This is a real epidemic that we’re faced with,” Berlin said. The county’s top prosecutor was one of several speakers who took to the microphone in Darien on Nov. 7 to talk about the prevalence and dangers of heroin at Hinsdale Township High School District 86’s Drug Awareness Symposium. It’s important, Berlin said, that DuPage County community members learn and then spread the word about the dangers of heroin, a topic he said has not gotten the media attention it deserves. “This is really an education and a health issue,” he said. John Roberts, a …
Monday, May 14, 2012
The following arrest reports are from the Wheaton Police Department.
The following arrest reports are from the Wheaton Police Department: Trespassing Police arrested Jennifer Kuhnke, 63, of the 700 block of Liberty Drive in Wheaton for trespassing state land at the Wheaton Public Library Tuesday, May 8. She was arrested around 1 p.m., booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that day. Police arrested Joseph Johnson, 57, of Hillside on a warrant for trespassing Monday, May 7. He was arrested at the Wheaton Police Department at 4:15 p.m. and taken to DuPage County Jail. Theft Police issued a local ordinance citation to a 27-year-old Warrenville woman for stealing $115 in clothes from Kohl's, 401 County Farm Road, around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5. She was released on the scene. Drugs Police …