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Elmhurst Police Report Drug Arrests, and Stranger Goes Out of his Way to Introduce Himself

Also, counterfeit bills passed at two Elmhurst locations.

Possession of a Controlled Substance

Michael A. Ores, 23, 12730 S. Central Apt. 2W, Crestwood, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and driving without insurance after police pulled over his silver Hyundai Sonata for failure to signal at Route 83 and North Avenue at 8:26 p.m. Sept. 17. Ores also was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a hypodermic syringe. He was taken to DuPage County Jail.

Possession of Cannabis

Morgan A. Jazwiec, 20, 278 W. Claremont, Elmhurst, was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis after police pulled over her gray Lexus for one headlight at York and Third at 11:59 p.m. Sept. 15. She also was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released on bond.

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Vesi D. Dundarov, 19, 241 Melrose Ave., Elmhurst, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after police pulled him over at Utley and Berkley at 2:29 p.m. Sept. 12. Police said he was in possession of a cannabis pipe. He was released on I-bond.

Suspicious Circumstances

A woman got off of a bus at Grantley and Emory  at 3:50 p.m. Sept. 12, when a man in an older, dark green or blue sedan made eye contact with her, drove past her, then turned around and came back to where she was. He asked her if he could "pull over for a few seconds and introduce" himself. She did not respond and kept walking. The driver, who the victim described as in his early 20s, then got out of the vehicle, walked up to her and asked how old she was. He told her he didn't mean any harm. She told him was was going home did not make eye contact with him, police said. He returned to his vehicle and left the scene.

Counterfeit Currency

Someone tried to pass a counterfeit $50 bill at Shell, 654 W. North Ave. at 12:10 a.m. Sept. 15. The offender left in a white Toyota before officers arrived.

A cafeteria cashier at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, 155 E. Brush Hill, accepted a counterfeit $10 bill from a patron at 7:57 p.m. Sept. 16. She said the bill felt strange and it tested positive for counterfeit currency. An investigation is pending.

Patch reports on law enforcement activity using information provided by official agencies. Persons charged with a crime or issued a citation for violation of a local ordinance are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. If you or a family member are charged with a crime or cited for a violation and the charge or citation is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to contact karenc@patch.com and we will do follow-up reporting on the case.

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