Last Straw—Trespassing Elmhurst Woman Hit With Drug Paraphernalia Charge For Having Straw: Cops

The woman had a straw and wasn't supposed to be at the Extended Stay America in Elmhurst, police said.

Step away from the straw. Credit: Joseph Hosey
Step away from the straw. Credit: Joseph Hosey
An Elmhurst woman caught trespassing at the Extended Stay America on West Grand Avenue was charged with possessing drug paraphernalia for allegedly having a straw.

Theresa Romando, 54, was arrested shortly before midnight Sunday.

While Romando was allegedly forbidden from being at the 550 W. Grand Ave. Extended Stay America, the police listed the place as her residence.

Romando was released on bond. The police did not say if she got her straw back.

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Stephen Warren May 05, 2014 at 06:26 PM
A straw is drug paraphenalia? Either there is more to the story, or the cops there have fried their brains on drugs of some kind.
Jim Court May 16, 2014 at 06:23 PM
A straw? Something "sucks".


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