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September 19, 2019 | View PDF



Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Sept. 17.

DUI, heroin possession suspected

Following a single car vehicle crash with injuries at 7:49 p.m. Sept. 15 at Route 83 and Hinsdale Avenue, a suspect was observed to be under the influence of alcohol. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries, and police located a plastic bag containing a brown powdery substance suspected to be heroin. Charges are pending lab results.

Suspected controlled substance

A suspected controlled substance was found in a patient’s belongings at 1:12 a.m. Sept. 12 by nurses at Amita Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, 120 N. Oak St. Police collected plastic bags containing a while powdery substance believed to be heroin. Charges are pending lab results.

Identity theft incident

Credit card account information belonging to a resident of the 600 block of South Stough Street was used Sept. 4 to make a fraudulent purchase for $8,854.25 at a retail store in Cincinnati. The incident was reported Sept. 12.

Theft cases reported

• Copper wire valued at $1,500 was stolen between 3:45 and 4 a.m. Sept. 10 from RML Specialty Hospital, 5601 S. County Line Road. The suspect was observed on surveillance camera loading the wire into a light colored pickup truck and is described as a white male in his early 30s with brown hair.

• A bag left in the Dunkin Donuts parking lot, 150 E. Ogden Ave., between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 11 was missing when the victim returned to the parking lot after realizing it had been left. The bag contained a $25 Lego set, two purses valued at $100 each, a $20 T-shirt, a $15 bottle opener and a $75 bracelet.

• Five Hydrangea plants valued at $20 each were stolen between 10 p.m. Sept. 14 and 12:41 p.m. Sept. 15 from their plant beds at the end of a driveway in the 400 block of East Chicago Avenue.

• A $300 rollator was stolen at 11 a.m. Sept. 14 from outside Unitarian Church, 17 W. Maple St. The device had been dropped with other gardening equipment to carry out volunteer yard work. When the victim returned after parking her car, the rollator was gone.

• Prescription medication was stolen from a employee’s purse at Zazu Salon, 18 E. Hinsdale Ave., between 5 and 7 p.m. Sept. 11. The purse had been left unattended in a room near the front of the store.

 
 

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