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Last updated 6/17/2020 at 2:17pm | View PDF

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports June 16.

DUI arrest

Jennifer Lynn Weldon, 38, 1444 Willow Lane, No. 1, Westmont, was arrested for driving under the influence of a combination of alcohol, drugs or an intoxicating compound; improper lane use; speeding; and transportation of open alcohol at 9:21 p.m. June 10 at Monroe Street and Ogden Avenue. She was charged and released to appear in court.

Man arrested for theft

Dorota Guerra, 39, 10141 Dora St., Franklin Park, was charged with theft under four local ordinances for stealing flowers and planters worth $420 from victims’ yards. She was charged and released to appear in court.

Driver lacking a valid license

Kevin R. Correa, 21, 1006 Oneida St., Joliet, was arrested for driving without a valid license, driving an uninsured vehicle and speeding at 8:17 a.m. June 13 at Route 83 and 55th Street. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Four boys’ bikes stolen

Bicycles valued at $720, $250, $450 and $350 were taken from the front yard of a home in the 400 block of Warren Terrace between 3 and 4:45 p.m. June 7. The bikes were leaning against a tree in the front yard and belonged to friends of the resident’s son.

Hit and run

A vehicle was hit while parked in the garage at Amita Hinsdale Hospital, 120 N. Oak St., between 9 a.m. and 1:09 p.m. June 13. A witness observed the crash and left a note on the windshield for the victim.

Identity thefts reported

• Someone used the identity of a resident of the 10 block of West Kennedy Lane to open a fraudulent credit account and charge $4,663 between Sept. 1 and 30, 2017. The incident was reported June 12.

• The information of a resident of the 100 block of South Adams Street was used to open a checking and savings account, and the suspect also attempted to withdraw money from an the victim’s existing bank account on April 17. The victim notified police June 12.

• Someone cashed a fraudulent check for $2,800 against an account belonging to a resident of the 100 block of South Vine Street between June 8 and 14. The incident was reported June 15.

• The information of a resident of the 400 block of South Washington Street was used to make a fraudulent purchase through Best Buy on June 15.

Deceptive practice reported

A resident of the 10 block of East Fifth Street spoke with a caller June 10 who claimed he worked for Amazon and said someone opened an Amazon account using the resident’s information. He instructed her to purchase $1,200 in prepaid gift cards to prevent them from using her information.


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