Needles and Drugs Found
DuPage County probation officers who were conducting a well-being check found a subject living in a garage at an undisclosed address at 4:01 p.m. June 20. Police said the man in the garage was slurring his words and groggy. He reportedly told police his landlord asked him to leave the room he was renting inside the home and move to the garage. Police found several prescription medications, hypodermic needles and a smoking pipe. The Zoning Department was notified and the subject was taken to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.
Mario T. Williams, 23, 408 E. 62nd St. Apt. 1, Chicago, was arrested on a warrant out of Hillside at York and Diversey at 2:04 a.m. June 18. He gave officers a false name and birth date. He was released to Hillside police. A woman at the scene, Talia R. Crowder, 23, 19050 County Road NS 218, Davidson, Ok., also was found to have a warrant out of Kane County. She was released on bond.
Valencia Reed, 41, 16416 Coventry Lane, Crest Hill, turned herself in on a warrant out of DuPage County for telephone harassment at 12:40 p.m. June 18. She posted bond and was released.
Soliciting Without a Permit
Frederick Dawson, 42, 757 Crandall Ave., Youngstown, Ohio, was issued a citation for soliciting without a permit at 891 S. York Road at 1:49 p.m. June 15. Police said he works for Midwest Circulations out of Missouri; he was arrested the previous week for soliciting. He was released on I-bond.
Michael Braxt Smith, 28, 226 Meadows Lane, Leesburg, Va., was charged with soliciting without a permit on the 500 block of Adams Court at 3:09 p.m. June 20. He told police he was selling magazines and did not think he was in Elmhurst. Police said he had been previously warned about soliciting in town. He was released on I-bond at the scene.
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