Police beat


Last updated 5/10/2023 at 4:19pm | View PDF

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports May 9.

DUI arrest

Allen J. Olson, 44, 3316 S. Clinton Ave,, Berwyn, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding at 2:01 a.m. May 7 in the 500 block of East Ogden Avenue. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Rental car driver arrested

Gretchen R. Billups, 58, PO Box 116, Wheaton, was arrested for criminal trespass to vehicle at 7:53 p.m. May 2 in the 500 block of West Ogden Avenue after a registration inquiry alerted police that the vehicle, a rental car that had not been returned, was reported stolen by the Glen Ellyn police department. She was charged and released to appear in court.

Robo-mower stolen

A robotic lawnmower valued at $2,100 was stolen between May 7 and 8 from a yard in the 600 block of South Oak Street.

Purse stolen from hospital

A purse was stolen between 5 and 5:10 p.m. May 8 from a room at UChicago AdventHealth Hinsdale Hospital, 120 N. Oak St., while the victim was visiting a patient. A fraudulent charge was later reported on a debit card that was taken with the purse.

Identity theft incidents

• A bank loan was opened using the identity of a resident of the 200 block of West 59th Street on April 11. The incident was reported May 1.

• Someone used the identity of a resident of the 900 block of South Quincy Street to obtain an auto loan for $81,000 between April 1 and May 1.

• The identity of a resident of the 600 block of South Adams Street was used to open a fraudulent bank account on May 8.

Email hack reported

Someone accessed the email account belonging to an employee of the Village of Hinsdale and changed the bank account information for the employee’s direct deposit on April 28. The incident was reported May 2.

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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