Police beat

Hinsdale police released the following reports Aug. 24.

DUI arrests

• Briana Gentil, 21, 4165 W. 25th Place, Chicago, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane use and transportation/possession of open alcohol by a driver at 10:32 p.m. Aug. 19 at Route 83 and Ogden Avenue. She was charged and released to appear in court.

• Anne Marie Gomez, 47, 1357 Jackson St., Montgomery, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol content higher than .08 and operating an uninsured motor vehicle at 9 p.m. Aug. 20 in the 5900 block of South County Line Road. She was charged and released to appear in court.

‘No contact’ order arrest

Joseph J. Cahill, 35, 1317 Sleepy Hollow Lane, Darien, was arrested for making telephone calls to a victim in violation of an active “no contact” order at 10:55 p.m. Aug. 14. He was charged Aug. 16 and released to appear in court.

Windows shattered

Someone broke two windows of a home in the 200 block of North Grant Street between 12:04 and 2:05 a.m. Aug. 15, apparently by throwing a brick at the windows.

Bike taken from garage

A $500 bicycle was taken from an unlocked detached garage in the 400 block of South Stough Street between 3:31 and 3:35 a.m. Aug. 15. Two suspects wearing hoodies were observed on surveillance video.

Wallet stolen from purse

A $200 wallet containing about $180 along with gift cards and credit cards was taken from a woman’s purse while she was shopping at Whole Foods, 500 E. Ogden Ave., at 11:50 a.m. Aug. 20. The victim was notified of a fraudulent transaction involving one of the credit cards at a retail store in Hodgkins.

Identity thefts reported

• Someone attempted to file a tax return using the identity of a resident of the 200 block of 59th street on Feb. 1. The incident was reported Aug. 16.

• The identity of a resident of the 1400 block of Burr Oak Road was used to purchase a vehicle in Harriman, Tenn., on July 26. The incident was reported Aug. 22.

Fraud attempt reported

A known suspect stole a checkbook belonging to a resident of the 400 block of South Lincoln Street and attempted to withdraw $20,000 on Aug. 15. The case is pending.


A vehicle was side-swiped while parked in the AdventHealth Hinsdale Hospital parking garage, 120 N. Oak St., between 7:10 a.m. and 1:35 p.m. Aug. 19. White paint transfer was observed on the victim’s vehicle.

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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