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 …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Patch recaps police news in Wheaton from the week of May 5-11.
Here's what happened in police news this week: Witness: Inmate Ordered Deaths of Public Officials, Ex-Wife Cyclist, Car Collide Near Wheaton College Aggravated DUI, Suspended License: Police Blotter Police Report Marijuana, Controlled Substance Charges Disorderly Conduct, Garbage Sticker Drama: Police Blotter Theft at High School, Retail Theft Arrests: Police Blotter Illegal Use of Handgun, Cell Phone Theft: Police Blotter There are plenty of ways to keep up with Wheaton news:
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 …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Patch recaps police and fire news from the past week.
Here's what happened in Wheaton police news this week: Masked Burglar Climbs Roof, Scales Pipes to Break Into Laundromat Wheaton North Evacuated After Smoky Science Experiment Underage Drinking, Aggravated DUI: Police Blotter Cannabis, Drug Item Possession Arrests: Police Blotter BB to the Window, $2,600 Water Pumps Stolen: Police Blotter DUI Drug and Alcohol Arrests: Police Blotter
Friday, May 3, 2013
Wheaton police reports, April 17-28
SUNDAY, APRIL 28 Police charged Cody L. Costello, 22, of the 2400 block of Wydown Lane, Aurora, with driving under the influence of alcohol, possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia. Costello was driving a blue 1992 Chevy Astro at 3:42 a.m. at Butterfield and Orchard roads when police initiated a traffic stop. Costello was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that day. SATURDAY, APRIL 27 Police charged Cynthia Arellano, 21, of the 800 block of Parkside Avenue, West Chicago, with driving under the influence of alcohol. Arellano was driving a white 2009 Saturn Vue at 1:30 a.m. at President and Roosevelt Road when police initiated a traffic stop. During the same incident, police charged Jessica Montoya…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Police investigate a burglary at the Main Street Plaza Laundry in Wheaton.
Police are investigating a burglary at a Wheaton laundromat in which the suspect wore a mask and had moves like Spiderman. The incident took place at Main Street Plaza Laundry, 282 E. Geneva Rd. in Wheaton early Monday morning. The business' security camera shows the suspect in the business about 1:30 a.m., carrying an axe and wearing a towel over his head, sneaking along the laundry machines and jumping over the customer counter to get to the office, according to the police report. The burglar tried to open a safe in the business using black electrical tape before going into the office, where the security camera doesn't work, police said. He then used tools from the office to take apart the cash drawer and steal $500. The suspect …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Wheaton police reports, April 13-21
SUNDAY, APRIL 21 Police charged Glenn T. Christon, 47, of the 1500 block of Old Forge Road, Bartlett, with driving under the influence of alcohol. Christon was driving a gray 2012 Ford E-350 at about 11:49 p.m. near the intersection of Butterfield and Wiesbrook roads when police initiated a traffic stop. Christon was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released early the next day. Police charged Brian M. Cosgrove, 44, of the 600 block of East Evergreen Street, Wheaton, with felony aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol. Cosgrove was driving a black 2012 Honda CBR1000 at about 8:04 p.m. near the intersection of Jefferson and President Street when police initiated a traffic stop. Cosgrove was booked at the Wheaton Police …
Monday, April 22, 2013
The fire is thought to be accidental in nature, officials said. Here's what happened.
An investigation continues into a garage fire that broke out Saturday in downtown Wheaton. The fire occurred on the 700 block of East Liberty Drive in a detached three-car garage with a built-out second floor. The Wheaton Fire Department responded to the fire at about 8:40 p.m., according to a press release. The fire, which involved the second floor of the garage, was quickly extinguished. There was no damage to the house. "Although the fire is believed to be accidental in nature, an investigator began a cause and origin investigation regarding this fire," the release said. As of Monday afternoon, there was no estimate of damages and the fire was listed as undetermined. The property was turned back over to the owners. No one was injured …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Patch recaps top news stories from the week of April 14-20.
Here are some of the top news stories from last week: Evacuation Advised for Homes Near Lake 4 Retention Pond in Briarcliffe Wheaton Declares Emergency, Provides List of Streets to Avoid Wheaton Native's Joy of Personal Best at Boston Marathon Turns to Horror, Worry Dispatches from DuPage: Stories of the April 2013 Flood March Home Sales: Wheaton Market Makes Gains; Median Price Rises Wheaton French Market Kicks Off April 20 Despite Weather ‘Wheaton Confessions:' Anonymous Admissions from College’s ‘Bubble’ Don't want to miss this stuff during the week? Sign up for our free daily email newsletter. Then like us on Facebook for a slightly different take. Special-Needs School Moving to Downtown Wheaton Shared Resources, Extra Manpower Among …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Wheaton police reports, April 7-14
SUNDAY, APRIL 14 Police charged Matthew R. Asuan, 24, of the 3200 block of Grafton Ln, Aurora, with driving under the influence of alcohol. Asuan was driving a silver or aluminum 2011 Jeep Liberty at about 1:01 a.m. near the intersection of Naperville Road and Longfellow when police initiated a traffic stop. He was booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning. FRIDAY, APRIL 12 Police charged Paul F. Palanca, 21, of the 4400 block of North Wildwood Court, Hoffman Estates, with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol and aggravated revoked driver's license, both felonies. Palanca was driving a light blue 2008 Hyundai Sonata at about 2:52 a.m. near the intersection of Briarcliffe and 22nd when police …