Police beat

Hinsdale police released the following reports Dec. 2.

DUI arrest

William M. Mctighe, 30, 3682 N. New Hampshire Ave., Chicago, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane use, following too closely and operating an uninsured motor vehicle at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 25 in the 200 block of East 55th Street. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Vandals damage property

The AT&T electrical box at Garfield Avenue and Seventh Street and a street sign at the intersection were damaged sometime before 11:40 a.m. Nov. 26.

Identity thefts reported

• A resident of the 10 block of North Bruner Street responded to a pop-up window that claimed the computer system had been compromised and gave remote access to a suspect, who gave instructions to purchase $10,000 in gift cards to resolve the issue. The victim recognized the scam and did not purchase the gift cards. The incident was reported at 2:26 p.m. Nov. 23.

• Someone used the identity of a resident of the 400 block of The Lane to attempt to open a bank account and apply for two credit cards sometime before 5:57 p.m. Nov. 24.

Suspects file for unemployment

Ten Hinsdale residents reported that someone had used their information to file an unemployment claim between Nov. 24 and 25.

Business reports forged check

The Hinsdalean reported a business check for $2,614 was altered, made payable to an unknown suspect and cashed at a bank in Georgia. The incident was reported at 2:19 p.m. Nov. 30.

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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