Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Dec. 29.

DUI arrests

• Stephen J. Tavakkoly, 31, 17W716 Butterfield Road, Apt. 111, Oakbrook Terrace, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol level higher than .08 and speeding at 8:15 p.m. Dec. 20 at Ogden Avenue and Interstate 294. He was charged and released to appear in court.

• Suleyma Ortiz, 22, 6512 N. Mozart St., Apt. 3W, Chicago, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding, driving an uninsured vehicle, transportation of open alcohol and improper lane use at 11:37 p.m. Dec. 26 at Ogden Avenue and Oak Street. Police found an open bottle of tequila in the vehicle. Ortiz was charged and released to appear in court.

Obstructing identification arrest

Joaquin N. Porter, 20, 1013 N. Seventh St., Rochelle, was arrested for obstructing identification, driving with a suspended license and driving an uninsured vehicle at 1:26 a.m. Dec. 29 at 55th Street and Route 83. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Man arrested on warrant

Charles J. Parise, 24, 737 55th St., Downers Grove, was arrested on an active warrant out of Will County at 11:09 p.m. Dec. 23 at 55th Street and Route 83. He was stopped after an inquiry on the vehicle registration and was taken to Will County Jail for warrant service.

Controlled substance suspected

The staff at Amita Hinsdale Hospital, 120 N. Oak St., located a small baggy containing a white, powdery substance in a patient’s possession at 10:46 a.m. Dec. 20. The substance field tested positive for amphetamines, and charges are pending lab results.

Theft by deception

A man gave a Facebook Marketplace seller $680 for an iPhone in the McDonald’s parking lot, 935 N. York Road, at 7 p.m. Dec. 21 and later discovered it was fake. The incident was reported Dec. 22.

Vandals egg house, car

• A resident of the 100 block of Minneola Street reported that someone threw eggs at the house between 9 p.m. Dec. 26 and 11:31 a.m. Dec. 27.

• Someone threw eggs at a car and damaged the drivers door lock while it was parked on Washington Street near Washington Circle between 6:30 and 11:30 p.m. Dec. 26. The incident was reported Dec. 27.

Resident receives threatening texts

A resident of the 5800 block of Giddings Avenue reported receiving text messages of a threatening nature from an unknown suspect between 10:07 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 25.

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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