Police beat


Last updated 1/25/2023 at 3:40pm | View PDF

Hinsdale police released the following reports Jan. 25.

DUI arrest

Henzelo C. Barner, 27, 1979 E. 73rd St., No. 3, Chicago, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol content higher than .08, driving without a valid license and illegal stopping/standing in the roadway at 10:06 a.m. Jan. 8 in the 500 block of East Ogden Avenue. Officers were dispatched to a report of an unresponsive subject in a vehicle on the roadway and found Barner asleep at the wheel. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Domestic battery arrest

A 41-year-old Mokena man was arrested for domestic battery Jan. 18 for using physical force against a female domestic partner. He was taken to DuPage County Jail.

Forged checks

A business in the 100 block of East First Street reported someone cashed checks forged from a business account Dec. 8. The incident was reported Jan. 23.

Purse, credit cards stolen

Someone stole a woman’s unattended purse while she was at Hinsdale Racquet Club, 5730 S. Grant St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 20, and later used her credit cards to make unauthorized purchases.

Fraud cases reported

• A victim in the 600 block of North Elm Street provided remote access to a personal computer to a scammer, who then used online banking to wire $60,000 to a foreign account at 12:45 p.m. Jan. 20. The transfer was canceled prior to any loss.

• Suspects purporting to be an acquaintance scammed a resident of the 100 block of East Eight Street into sending about $10,000 in gift cards electronically on Jan. 18.

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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