Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Oct. 20.

Arrest for suspended license

Juan Alberto Ore, 37, 3446 Highland Ave., Berwyn, was arrested for driving with a suspended license and operating an uninsured vehicle at 12:34 a.m. Oct. 15 in the 100 block of East Ogden Avenue. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Warrant arrest

Paul H. Schwendener IV, 39, 18 S. Clay St., Hinsdale was arrested on an active warrant from the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office at 1:21 p.m. Oct. 13 in the 10 block of South Clay Street. He was taken to DuPage County Jail for warrant service.

Homes burglarized

• Dressers and bedroom closets were found ransacked at 5:53 p.m. Oct. 16 in a home in the 200 block of East Hickory Street after police responded to a burglar alarm and discovered forced entry to the front door. The residents were not home at the time of burglary.

• Pry marks were observed on the front door of a home in the 100 block of South Oak Street at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14 by a U.S. Mail carrier, who contacted police. The attempted burglary occurred between 3:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and the time of discovery. The resident was not home at the time.

Check forgeries reported

• A check for $900 was taken from a mailbox in the 200 block of Elmwood Place between 9 a.m. Oct. 11 and noon Oct. 12. The payee information was altered, and the check was cashed.

• A check for $1,400 was taken from a mailbox in the 5500 block of South Elm Street between 8 a.m. Oct. 12 and noon Oct. 13. The payee information was altered, and the check was cashed.

Vehicle stolen

A black BMW X3 was stolen at 8:35 p.m. Oct. 6 from the Mobil Gas Station, 8 W. Chicago Ave., during a transaction initiated through an online marketplace.

The suspect and victim reportedly agreed on an $11,000 selling price, but the suspect gave victim $8,200 in cash and then fled the area with the vehicle.

Possession of drugs suspected

A motorist was found in possession of a suspected controlled substance in pill form after being stopped for speeding at 10:38 p.m. Oct. 18 at Oak and 55th streets. The suspect was released, with charges pending the lab results.

Stolen credit card used

A fraudulent charge of $2,526.25 was reported on a credit card that was stolen from a purse, along with a debit card and $80, on Oct. 16 from a location in the 10 block of East First Street.

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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