Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Jan. 23.

DUI arrest

Noe Rodriguez, 32, 5435 S. Seventh Ave., Countryside, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol content higher than .08, speeding and failing to signal when changing lanes at 10:13 p.m. Jan. 18 at Ogden Avenue and County Line Road. He submitted to testing that indicated he was over the legal limit before being charged and released to appear in court.

Residential burglary

Jewelry and a safe were taken from a home in the 700 block of South Elm Street between Jan. 8 and 17 after someone broke into the home and rummaged through bedrooms. The victim was not home at the time of the burglary.

Counterfeit currency

Someone attempted to pay for merchandise using a counterfeit $100 bill at Walgreens, 15 Grant Square, at 3:29 p.m. Jan. 16.


A suspect used a fraudulent check and fraudulent ID with someone else’s identity to attempt to make a transaction at Chase Bank, 400 E. Ogden Ave., at 3:12 p.m. Jan. 17.

Property damage

Someone cut the lock at a construction site in the 100 block of Monroe Street between 2 p.m. Jan. 16 and 9:30 a.m. Jan. 17 There were no signs of entry to the house under construction.

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.