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Elmhurst Police Report Arrests for Fleeing, Possession of Cannabis and Open Alcohol in Public

Police reports dated June 22-24.

Fleeing and Eluding

Sanchez D. Townes-Elliot, 21, 139 Jacobsen, Glendale Heights, was arrested and charged with fleeing and eluding, driving with a suspended license, driving without insurance and on three stop sign violations after police attempted to pull over his silver Chevrolet Impala at Spring and Eggleston at 6:48 p.m. June 24. He did not stop for officers. He then put the car in park and ran, and he was apprehended a short distance from the vehicle. Police said he was wanted on two warrants. He was taken to DuPage County Jail and his vehicle was towed for forfeiture.

Possession of Cannabis

Stephanie A. Dildine-Dorwaldt, 23, 441 Franklin St., Belvidere, was arrested and charged with possession of open alcohol in public, possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia at City Centre, 139 N. York St., at 11:49 p.m. June 22. Justin A. Laurent, 33, 1805 Eighth Ave., Belvidere, also was arrested and charged with possession of open alcohol in public. They were released on I-bonds.

Antoine Davis, 38, 4349 W. Thomas, Chicago, was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis after police received a call for people smoking cannabis in a room at the Waverton Hotel, 624 N. York Road, at 7:47 p.m. June 23. The occupants of the room had set off the smoke detector, and police said Davis admitted to having cannabis in the room. He was released on bond.

Roy Jones, 20, 126 N. Maple Apt. 2, was charged with possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia after police responded to a report of a suspicious person at Maple and Second streets at 1:19 a.m. June 24. He was released on bond.

Anthony C.B. Lewis, 19, 663 Ann St., Dolton, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of drugs and possession of cannabis after police pulled over his silver Saturn SL2 for improper lane use, driving 10 to 15 miles per hour below the speed limit and obstructed view at Butterfield and Roosevelt at 4:17 a.m. June 24. He was released on I-bond.

Possession of Open Alcohol in Public

Curtis Flakes, 26, 148 E. 120th, Chicago, was cited for possession of open alcohol in public at the Waverton Hotel parking lot, 624 N. York, at 1:06 a.m. June 16. He was released on I-bond.

Tony Ray, 37, 576 N. Kenilworth, was charged with possession of liquor on public property after police found him sitting on the curb in front of his home at 9:49 p.m. June 23. He was released on bond.

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Ralph June 28, 2012 at 04:11 PM
Thank God the police were there to arrest this menace of society. How dare he have a beer in front of his house. Meanwhile, break-ins are still occurring.
Deke June 28, 2012 at 07:08 PM
It never occurred to me that it was a criminal offense to sip a beer in front of your own house. I assume it is because he was on the parkway, or had his feet on the street, as opposed to being entirely on his front lawn? Can I have a beer in my back yard while cooking brats on July 4 or is that illegal too?
Stewart Levine June 29, 2012 at 03:16 AM
I think there is a fine line, between tasteful and un-tasteful conduct. Elmhurst is not some hill billy ghetto hick town where people park their vehicles on their front lawns and drink budweisers watching cars drive by. Elmhurst pushes the character counts campaign and the town caters to the well-to-do, type. In order to keep the community affluent and generally nice. Obviously trashy people are also attracted to nice places, but only after their own trashy neighborhoods have been deemed ghettos, and sewers do they want to come to your town to party.
Vincent Russell June 30, 2012 at 03:06 AM
This poor fellow who was drinking on the curb needs to get himself some help. He has been arrested many times in Elmhurst (from Patch police blotter) but police can only do so much, like pick him up from drinking on the curb, and let him sober up in a jail cell for a couple of hours. Unless he gets some help, sadly, we are going to be seeing more of him in the blotter.

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