Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports April 6.

Man arrested for DUI, battery

Charles C. Heimke, 24, 914 S. County Line Road, Hinsdale, was arrested for aggravated battery to a police officer; resisting, obstructing or disarming an officer; driving under the influence of alcohol, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, other traffic offenses and leaving the scene of a property damage accident at 2:21 a.m. April 4 at South County Line Road and East 57th Street. Police found the suspect’s vehicle at his residence after he fled the scene of an accident. He was uncooperative, became physical with the officers and continued to resist arrest.

DUI arrest

Elenzia Booker, 34, 9022 S. Mackinaw Ave., Chicago was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving too fast for conditions or failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident at 2:11 a.m. April 3 in the 100 block of East Ogden Avenue. Police observed a disabled vehicle with heavy front-end damage and the suspect, who appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. Booker was charged and released to appear in court.

Products stolen from Walgreens

An employee of Walgreens, 15 Grant Square, reported a suspect placing skincare products in a shopping bag at 4:29 p.m. April 1. The suspect is described as a white male, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and a black face mask.

Vandals target street signs, road

• Stickers were permanently affixed to signs on the northwest and southwest corner of the intersection of 55th and Grant streets sometime before March 30. Police notified the DuPage County Highway Department of the defaced signs.

• Vandals used red paint to spray graffiti on South Washington Street at East 57th Street sometime before April 1. The village’s public works department was notified to remove the paint.

Fraud, deception, identity theft reported

• A resident of the 600 block of Claymoor reported being contacted by someone claiming to be with Amazon security, who advised the victim of fraudulent activity on their Amazon account and said a “ghost account” should be created and linked to a bank account to accept a wire transfer. The victim confirmed with the bank that there was no fraudulent activity involving Amazon. The report was filed at 10 a.m. March 31.

• A resident of the 600 block of West Fourth Street reported being the victim of check fraud between March 3 and April 1. The banking institution has been contacted for reimbursement.

• Someone claiming to be with Uber Technical Support contacted a resident of the 700 block of Chestnut Street and advised the victim of adding a monetary COVID-19 benefit to the account by adding a credit card number. The victim discovered $226.67 was withdrawn. The incident was reported at 1:10 p.m. April 4.

• A resident of the 200 block of Justina St. reported at 6:25 p.m. March 30 that someone applied for unemployment benefits using his information.

Property damage reported

Someone broke the exterior glass pane on the front door of a home in the 400 block of South Park Avenue between April 4-5.

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.