Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports June 29.

Controlled substance suspected

A driver was in possession of a suspected controlled substance in pill form, a green leafy substance that field-tested positive for cannabis and an open container of alcohol when stopped for speeding at 1:12 a.m. June 27 at 55th and Quincy streets. Charges are pending results of the lab report.

Identity theft

Someone used the identity of a resident of the 700 block of South Washington Street to open a credit card account and made $252.73 in purchases on June 25.

Property damaged

• Someone damaged four strings of outdoor lights worth $200 in the backyard of a home in the 200 block of East Ninth Court between 5 p.m. June 20 and 8 p.m. June 23.

• A witness observed two suspects throwing rocks at exterior lights by the bathroom at Robbins Park, 303 W. Seventh St., at 1:43 a.m. June 25. Two light fixtures and an electric meter were damaged. The suspects had left by the time police arrived.

Telephone harassment

A known suspect made repeated phone calls of a harassing nature to Hinsdale Psychiatry, 736 N. York Road. The calls were reported to police at 2:54 p.m. June 23.

Fraudulent call

A resident of the 500 block of North York Road received a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Social Security office requesting personal information at 2:45 p.m. June 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.