Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports May 19.

DUI arrest

Michael J. Lynch, 62, 910 Timber Lane, Darien, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and improper lane use at 9:48 p.m. May 14 in the 400 block of East 55th Street. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Vehicle stolen

A 2021 Nissan Sentra that was left running and unlocked was stolen at 9:35 p.m. May 11 from outside Top Driver, 1 Grant Square, after the driver went inside the business to drop off paperwork. The victim returned five minutes later and reported the vehicle was gone. Police located the vehicle at 10:36 p.m. parked at Briargate Terrace and Madison Street with front tire damage.

Package swiped from home

A package valued at $100 was stolen from outside the front door of a home in the 900 block of South Vine Street between midnight and 12:10 a.m. May 16. A suspect observed on video doorbell was described as a white female in her 20s wearing a jean jacket and light blue tights.

Wallet taken in store

A wallet was stolen from inside a purse that was sitting in a shopping cart at Whole Foods, 500 E. Ogden Ave., between 2:19 and 3:03 p.m. May 14. The wallet contained credit cards, a drivers license and about $75. The credit card was later used in an attempt to make a $2,000 purchase at a home improvement store in Countryside.

Museum window vandalized

A window next to the front porch of the Hinsdale History Museum, 15 S Clay St., was found with a circular-shaped hole consistent with the size of a BB. The damage occurred between Feb. 15 and May 8.

Identity theft reported

The identity of a resident of the 1400 block of Burr Oak Road was used to rent a car and in an unsuccessful attempt to open a credit card account on Feb. 15, The incident was reported May 12.

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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