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Hinsdale police distributed the following reports March 22.
• Joanne Weitzler, 49, 4955 Spring Road, Oak Lawn, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and operating a vehicle in unsafe condition at 5:32 p.m. March 17 in the 300 block of East Ogden Avenue. Police were dispatched for someone driving on three tires and an exposed rim. Weitzler was charged and released to appear in court.
• Martin A. Whitley, 36, 7930 S. Oglesby Ave., Chicago, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol content higher than .08, resisting a police officer, possession of cannabis by a driver, improper turn, improper lane use and possession of open alcohol by a driver at 2:11 a.m. March 20 at Interstate 294 and the Hinsdale Oasis. He was charged and released to appear in court.
• Brian Martinez, 29, 5800 E. Lake Drive, Lisle, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, unlawful possession of cannabis by a driver and speeding at 10:21 p.m. March 21 in the 300 block of West 55th Street. He was charged and released to appear in court.
• Richardo Alonso, 37, 1306 N. 39th St., Stone Park, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and driving on the wrong side of the road at 2:41 a.m. March 22 in the 300 block of East Ogden Avenue. He was charged and released to appear in court.
Nada B. Jensen, 73, 1000 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge, was arrested on two counts of battery, one for causing bodily harm one for making physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature at the Hinsdale Humane Society, 21 Salt Creek Lane, at 12:55 p.m. March 19 for throwing a cat carrier at humane society staff and punching a staff member in the face. Jensen was charged and released to appear in court.
Tashawn S. Wilson, 32, 1617 S. Central Park Ave., Chicago, was arrested for driving without a valid license/never issued and improper lane use at 1:36 a.m. March 19 at 55th and Quincy streets. Wilson was charged and released to appear in court.
Catalytic converters, bike stolen
• Someone cut off and stole catalytic converters from three company vehicles parked at the Hinsdale Management Koplin Co., 15 Spinning Wheel Road, on March 12. A transmission line also was damaged on one of the vehicles. The theft was reported March 14.
• A $200 bicycle was stolen from the Highlands train station near 47th Street and County Line Road between 7:09 and 9:11 a.m. March 17. The victim said he locked the bicycle and the chain had been cut.
Someone scratched a vehicle while it was parked in the lot at 40 S. Clay St. between 2:05 and 3:20 p.m. March 15.
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.