Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports July 5.

DUI arrest

Sandra A. Garcia, 49, 2803 Ridgeland Ave., Berwyn, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane use, expired registration and driving without a valid license at 9:30 p.m. June 28 in the 700 block of West Ogden Avenue. She was charged and released to appear in court.

Arrest on warrant

Dominique L. Terrell, 31, 339 Bluff Ave., La Grange, surrendered herself on an arrest warrant from the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office at 11:40 p.m. June 30 at the Hinsdale Police Department, 121 Symonds Drive. She was taken to DuPage County Jail.

Possible drug possession

A motorist stopped for speeding at 11:20 p.m. June 26 in the 300 block of West Ogden Avenue was found in possession of plastic baggies containing a suspected controlled substance. Charges are pending results of lab testing.

Scams reported

• A resident of the 1400 block of Burr Oak Road was advised she had won a sweepstakes June 22 and was asked for a check to cover processing fees. The victim mailed a check to the suspect but was able to cancel it before it was cashed. The incident was reported June 28.

• A resident of the 300 block of South Grant Street was instructed to buy gift cards to fix technical issues by someone posing as tech support at 2 p.m. June 30. The victim recognized it was a scam after purchasing the gift cards and providing the card information to the suspect.

Computer fraud incident

An unknown suspect gained access to the computer of a resident of the 200 block of Racquet Club Court on June 26 and instructed the victim to purchase $950 in gift cards.

Park property vandalized

• A garbage can was discovered damaged by a suspected firework inside the mens’ restroom at Veeck Park, 701 E. Chicago Ave., at 9:40 p.m. June 30.

• A garbage can was damaged by a suspected firework between 11:30 p.m. July 3 and midnight July 4 at Burns Field, 320 N. Vine St.

Items go missing from hospital

• Headphones valued at $200 were reported stolen from a victim’s bag at UCM AdventHealth Hinsdale Hospital, 120 N. Oak St., between June 30 and July 3.

• A wedding ring was taken from a patient between June 17 and 19 after she was taken to UCM AdventHealth Hinsdale Hospital, 120 N. Oak St. The incident was reported July 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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