Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Jan. 18.

DUI arrest

Amy L Caveney, 45, 421 N. Bruner Place, Hinsdale, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol content higher than .08, failure to give information after striking an unattended vehicle, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and driving without a front license plate at 2:57 p.m. Dec. 2 in the parking lot of ManorCare, 600 W. Ogden Ave. after a hit and run crash in the lot. Police located the suspect crashed into another vehicle in the 500 block of West North Street, and she was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries. Police obtained a search warrant for her blood and urine after she refused to provide a sample. She was served complaints on Jan. 13 and released to appear in court.

Shoplifting incident

A purse valued at $1,000 was stolen between 4:54 and 5:13 p.m. Jan. 15 from Kelsey’s Boutique, 49 S. Washington St. The suspect was described as a black man with braided hair and tattoos wearing beige pants and a multi-colored jacket.

Identity thefts reported

• The identity of a resident of the 300 block of The Lane was used to attempt to open a bank account at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 13. No dollar loss was reported.

• Someone used the identity of a resident of the 800 block of West Seventh Street to attempt to open a bank account on Jan. 15. No dollar loss was reported.

Fraud reported

A person attempted to log in to a computer at Surwest Corp., 120 E. Ogden Ave. between Jan. 12 and 14 and received an error message. The victim called the number on the message and was instructed to wire money from his bank account.

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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