Fight Over Fake Marijuana
Elmhurst police were called to a home on the 700 block of north Adele Street over a fight involving the sale of fake marijuana at about 7:48 p.m. June 2. The victim gave a witness $20 to buy marijuana, but that second person was given oregano instead. Both called police to report a theft. But William J. Lowery, 18, of 351 E. Fullerton was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly threatening the mother of Jonathon Niewinski, 18, who lives on that block. Niewinski was charged with battery because he pushed the victim and spit in his face, according to police.
Items Stolen at Walgreens
A woman put several packages of razor blades into her purse and cold medication into a shopping bag at Walgreens, 160 N. Palmer, at about 2:38 p.m. June 1 and refused to allow an employee to look inside the bag. She left the store and entered a white Lexus in a 30-minute parking space. The car then sped away. The stolen items were worth $111.96. Elmhurst police checked the area for the car with no luck.
A resident of an apartment complex on the 800 block of north York Road reported he came home June 3 from a day trip to Milwaukee and noticed his black and red 2006 Honda motorcycle was missing. The motorcycle had been covered by a canvas tarp and was parked in the west parking lot near the entrance to the complex. Police will look at security camera footage from the complex.
Officer Spots Man Urinating
While on bike patrol at about 11:28 p.m. June 2, an Elmhurst police officer saw a man urinating on the wall of a building on the 100 block of south York Road. Ryan T. Giesel, 22, 336 Walnut was charged with disorderly conduct -public urination,
Two Minors Found in Car With Beer
Two minors were arrested at about 12:44 a.m. June 3 after an Elmhurst police said they were sitting in a car with the lights off at North and Myrtle and an open case of Keystone Light beer was in the back seat. Charged with possession of alcohol by a minor were Khuspal S. Sangha, 19, of 3 N. 340 Wilson and Matthew R. Schact, 20, of 306 Hagens.
Police were called to the 200 block of Hawthorne Avenue at about 5:50 a.m. June 3 where a resident said someone impaled a 13-inch Sylvania television set on the fire hydrant in front of the home. The set shattered, causing parts to spread all over the parkway. The resident said this is at least the 15th or16th time vandalism has occurred and has no idea why this is happening.
A stop sign and post that should have been on the southwest corner of Madison and Mitchell was discovered to be missing at about 9:56 a.m. June 3.
Someone sprayed an unknown substance on the front door of a home on the 300 block of Kimbell and turned on a garden hose, causing water to flood the basement, police learned at about 7:05 p.m. June 3.
The entire length of a vehicle parked on the 500 block of Myrtle was found to be keyed May 30. Estimated damage is $1,500.
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