Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports July 5.

Drugs, handgun lead to arrests

Daniel Cortez, 34, 1004 Oakwood Drive, Round Lake Beach, was arrested for felony possession of cocaine, unlawful possession of weapons or ammunition by a convicted felon, possession of methamphetamine, aggravated unlawful use of weapon, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a revoked license, improper lighting and operating an uninsured vehicle at 9:29 p.m. June 29 in the 400 block of West Eighth Street after a traffic stop. His passenger, Bridgette E. Peyton, 30, N5160 North Road, Burlington, Wis., was arrested on a active warrant. A loaded handgun was found inside the vehicle. Both were taken to DuPage County Jail.

Unlawful use of weapon

Travaris T. Parks, 21, 2642 W. Wilcox St., Chicago, was arrested for felony unlawful use of weapon at 1:39 a.m. July 4 at Route 83 and 55th Street after a loaded handgun was found in the vehicle he was riding in. The driver, Nari Davis, 21, 415 S. Maple Ave., Oak Park, was arrested for improper lane use and unlawful possession of cannabis by a driver. Parks was charged and taken to DuPage County Jail. Davis was cited and released to appear in court.

DUI and obstructing justice

Scott W. Wilson, 58, 1525 Coloma Court N, Wheaton, was arrested for felony obstructing justice, driving under the influence of alcohol, disobeying a stop sign, failure to yield and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident at 8:59 p.m. July 1 at Ogden Avenue and Vine Street after a property damage accident. The suspect refused to provide a blood and urine sample after police obtained a search warrant. He was charged and taken to DuPage County Jail.

DUI arrest

Hugo D. Arias, 27, 1460 First Ave., Melrose Park, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, operating an uninsured vehicle, illegal transportation of alcohol, illegal stopping, standing or parking and driving with a defective windshield at 11:32 p.m. June 28 at Route 83 and Ogden Avenue. The suspect was found asleep at the wheel parked on the shoulder of the road with an open container of vodka inside the vehicle. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Man arrested on warrant

Arturo Osorio, 49, 421 Nassau Ave., Bolingbrook, was arrested on an active arrest warrant at 12:10 p.m. June 28 at 12:10 p.m. at the Mobil Gas Station, 8 W. Chicago Ave., after police responded to a customer dispute. He posted bond and was released to appear in court.

Locked bike stolen

A bicycle was reported stolen at 6:15 p.m. July 1 from the bike rack in the Grant Square parking lot. The bicycle had been locked to the rack.

Forged check reported

A check was forged and cashed against the account of Countrywide Transportation, 211 W. Chicago Ave., on May 25. The incident was reported July 1.

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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