Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Sept. 29.

DUI arrest

Mark R. Simnick, 60, 4625 Pershing Ave., Downers Grove, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol content higher than .08 and improper lane use at 9:14 p.m. Sept. 24 in the 100 block of East Ogden Avenue. He was charged and released to appear in court.

License violation arrest

Ramon Roman, 46, 4735 S. Kostner Ave., Chicago, was arrested for driving with a suspended license at 11:52 a.m. Sept. 28 in the 700 block of York Road. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Controlled substance suspect

Police reported to the Hinsdale Train Depot, 21 E. Hinsdale Ave., at 9:17 p.m. Sept. 26 for a report of a domestic battery that occurred on a Metra commuter train. Police located the suspect, an Aurora man, at the station and found him in possession of drug paraphernalia and plastic baggies containing a white powdery substance that field tested positive for amphetamines. He resisted arrest and was taken to the hospital for evaluation. Charges are pending his release from the hospital.

DUI investigation

A suspect stopped for failing to signal when required and improper lane use at 11:04 p.m. Sept. 23 at Route 83 and 55th Street was observed to be under the influence of alcohol. The suspect submitted a blood and urine sample. Charges are pending the results of lab report.

Yard signs stolen

Political signs were taken from the front yard of five homes between Sept. 22 and 28. The homes are located in the 10 block of East Fourth Street, the 100 block of West Third Street, the 700 block of North Oak Street, the 300 block of East Sixth Street and the 5500 block of South Park Avenue.

The Oak Street homeowner observed a white man, about 30 years old, wearing a blue shirt and black spandex take the sign and leave the area on a bicycle.

Police pursue stolen autos

• A patrol officer located a vehicle stolen from Frankfort on Sixth Street just west of County Line Road at 4:30 a.m. Sept. 24. The vehicle fled when the officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop and the officer pursued. The pursuit was terminated at County Line Road and Interstate 55 due to speed. The vehicle was last observed eastbound on Interstate 55 from County Line Road.

• An officer located a stolen vehicle at 57th Street and Sutton Place at 3:30 a.m. Sept. 29. The vehicle was a recent stolen auto from East Hazel Crest. The vehicle refused to stop, and the pursuit was terminated on County Line Road at KLM.

Vehicle vandalized

The rear window of a vehicle was cracked while it was parked on the street at Minneola Street and Garfield Avenue between 1:30 and 4:45 p.m. Sept. 26.

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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