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Last updated 3/25/2020 at 4:30pm | View PDF

Hinsdale police released the following reports March 24.

Two arrested for identity theft

Glanisha L. Carter, 28, 5116 W. Congress Parkway, and Jade J. Birton, 25, of 8264 S. Anthony Ave., both of Chicago, were each arrested on two felony counts of identity theft for renting an apartment using the information of a resident of the 300 block of East First Street. The landlord alerted the victim to the possibility of identity theft. The suspects were taken into custody with assistance from the Chicago Police Department at the apartment rented in the victim’s name before being charged and taken to DuPage County Jail.

Driver arrested for hit and run

Robert J. Stevens, 62, 415 S. Bruner St., Hinsdale, was arrested for failure to give information to the owner after striking an unattended vehicle and operating an uninsured motor vehicle at 7:06 a.m. March 19 at the Mobil Gas Station, 8 W. Chicago Ave. The suspect was observed and identified on surveillance camera footage. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Domestic battery arrest

A 35-year-old Chicago man was arrested for domestic battery and resisting or obstructing a police officer March 22 for making contacting of an insulting or provoking nature with his girlfriend. He resisted arrest and refused to cooperate with police before being charged and taken to DuPage County Jail

Prescription taken from desk

A victim reported a bottle of prescription medicine had been taken from the top of her desk at her workplace in the 900 block of North Elm Street between March 11 and 12. The theft was reported March 16.

School hit with graffiti

A maintenance employee reported graffiti had been spray painted on the roof of Monroe School, 210 N. Madison St., between March 13 and 17. Damage is estimated at $1,000 to $1,500. The incident was reported March 19.

Identity thefts reported

• Someone used the information of a resident of the 500 block of East Sixth Street to open two fraudulent accounts with ComEd on March 4. The incident was reported March 9.

• The information of a resident of the 300 block of West 59th Street was used to open a credit card and charge $3,611.97 on March 2. The victim also received a letter from Home Depot saying an attempt to open a credit card with his information was denied. The victim contacted police March 17.


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