Police beat

Hinsdale police released the following reports July 25.

DUI arrest

Jackson T. Giunta, 21, 542 N. Vine St., Hinsdale, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane use and speeding at 12:23 a.m. July 23 at 55th and Madison streets. He was charged and released to appear in court.

Tools, parts, merchandise stolen

• Two suspects were observed on surveillance cameras entering Fuller’s Service Center, 102 W. Chicago Ave., and stealing diagnostic tools worth about $9,100 between 1:46 and 1:56 a.m. July 23.

• A known suspect bought $1,437.69 worth of parts over the phone from Land Rover, 336 E. Ogden Ave., between 11:35 a.m. and 12:25 p.m. June 15, using a fraudulent credit card. The theft was reported July 19.

• About $1,000 in merchandise was stolen from Walgreen’s, 15 Grant Square, at 4:31 p.m. July 19. Police were called and located the suspect, who fled the parking lot in a white Chevy van. Officers located the vehicle and attempted to box it in after a stop at Washington Street and Chicago Avenue. The suspect struck a squad to escape and officers did not pursue, as there was a small child in the vehicle.

• Someone took $80 from a drawer in the victim’s room at The Pearl, 600 W. Ogden Ave., between 2 p.m. July 18 and 5 a.m. July 19.

Hit and run reported

A vehicle hit a retaining wall at 50 S. Washington St. between 2 and 4:45 p.m. July 17, causing an estimated $1,000 in damage. The driver left without providing any information.

Graffiti painted

Someone spray painted graffiti on the wall of the men’s bathroom at Robbins Park, 303 W. Seventh St., sometime before 7:41 p.m. July 23.

Identity theft reported

A resident of the 800 block of Monroe Street reported unauthorized charges on his utility bill on July 25.

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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