Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports June 8.

Criminal trespass arrest

Terrance T. Porter, 35, 15527 S. Marshfield St., Harvey, was arrested for criminal trespass and criminal damage to property, both felonies, after breaking down an acquaintance’s door and entering without permission at 5:43 a.m. June 4 in the 5500 block of South Madison Street. He was charged and taken to DuPage County Jail.

Teens arrested for fleeing police

Owen W. Jansen, 18, 274 Walker Drive, Clarendon Hills, and Terrence M. Luzano, 19, 490B Old Surrey Road, Hinsdale, were arrested for failure to obey a police officer for running from officers responding to assist Burr Ridge police with a noise complaint at 2 a.m. June 4 at 59th Street and Garfield Avenue. Jansen was also charged with unlawful possession of alcohol by a minor. The two were cited and released to appear in court.

Vandalism incidents reported

• A vehicle’s tire was slashed while parked in the 10 block of East First Street between 6 and 9 p.m. May 29.

• Eggs were thrown at a vehicle while it was parked in front of a residence in the 600 block of South Stough Street between 7 p.m. June 3 and 7 a.m. June 4.

• A mailbox was damaged at 9:29 p.m. June 4 in the 300 block of South Park Avenue.

• The basketball backboards in the playground area of Oak School, 950 S. Oak St., were damaged between May 28 and 31.

• A trash can by the side of the road was damaged by a firework at 2:55 a.m. June 4 in the 400 block of North Clay Street.

• A port-a-potty was damaged at a construction site in the 300 block of South Park Avenue sometime before 8:16 p.m. June 3.

Hood ornament stolen

A hood ornament was broken off and stolen from a vehicle parked in the Grant Square parking lot, Grant Street and Chicago Avenue, between 1 and 3 p.m. June 4.

Counterfeit bills used

Three counterfeit $20 bills were used to make purchases at 5:18 p.m. June 4 at Walgreens, 15 Grant Square. One suspect was described as an Indian man wearing a black baseball hat, a teal collared shirt and khaki pants. The other suspect was described as an Indian male with black hair and a beard wearing a dark blue T-shirt, blue & white basketball shorts and white gym shoes.

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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