Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Aug. 18.

DUI arrest

Luciano Arriaga, 27, 210 E. Route 52, Mendota, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol content higher than .08 and resisting or obstructing a police officer at midnight Aug. 13 at RML Specialty Hospital, 5601 S. County Line Road. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Driver, passenger arrested after crash

Jessy J. Casey, 24, 1326 Southcreek Drive, Manteno, was arrested for fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer, driving with a revoked license, unlawful possession of cannabis by a driver, operating an uninsured vehicle, disobeying a traffic control signal, improper passing and driving without a registration light at 8:40 p.m. Aug. 14. After being stopped for an equipment violation at 55th and Elm streets, the suspect drove away when police instructed him to exit his vehicle. Burr Ridge police observed him crash into a traffic sign at County Line Road and Veterans Boulevard. He was charged and released to appear in court. A passenger in the vehicle, who had an active warrant for her arrest, was taken to Cook County Jail.

Minors arrested for alcohol

Beck C. Luthringshausen, 20, 323 The Lane, Hinsdale, and Gianna M. Pacente, 19, 1653 N. 79th Ave., Elmwood Park, were arrested for possession and consumption of alcohol by a minor at 1:08 a.m. Aug. 12 at North and Bruner streets. They were charged and released to appear in court.

Battery, criminal trespass to vehicle

At 2:59 p.m. Aug. 10, police observed a vehicle at BP Gas Station, 149 E. Ogden Ave., that had been reported stolen to Lansing police. The suspect, stopped by police as she exited the vehicle, reported she had been drugged and requested paramedics. After being taken to Amita Hinsdale Hospital, 120 N. Oak St., she bit the thumb of a nurse who was performing official duties. An arrest is pending the suspect’s release from the hospital.

Bike stolen

An $800 bicycle was stolen from a bike rack between 7:30 and 8 p.m. Aug. 17 in the 10 block of East Hinsdale Avenue. The bicycle had not been locked to the rack.

Hit and run incident

A white male in his 40s with red curly hair driving a black Range Rover was observed hitting an unoccupied parked vehicle while pulling out of a parking space at 1:47 p.m. Aug. 10 in the 10 block of East First Street.

School vehicle vandalized

A Hinsdale Central security vehicle was damaged while it was parked in the staff parking lot at 5500 S. Grant St. sometime before 7:45 a.m. Aug. 14. The rear passenger side window was broken and several wet foot prints were observed on the hood of the vehicle.

Arrests do not constitute conviction of a crime, and individuals listed here should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. If charges are dismissed or reduced or the accused is found not guilty, he or she can contact The Hinsdalean at [email protected] to provide us with documentation. Information will be updated online and in the next issue of the paper.

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