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Police Blotter: Drug Arrests

Reports from the Elmhurst Police Department July 26-30.

The following arrests for drugs were reported in Elmhurst between July 26 and 30.

Alejandro Espana, 21, of Melrose Park, was charged with marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia after police investigated a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 600 block of North York Road just before midnight on July 26, police said. He was later released.

Reginald Williams, 19, of Chicago, was charged with marijuana possession after police were called to the 600 block of North York Road around midnight on July 28 on a report of a marijuana smell coming from a room. Williams was cited under city ordinance and released.

Ryan Perkins, 18, of the 400 block of Sunnyside, was charged with marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia after an officer located him in Pioneer Park around 1:30 a.m. on July 28. Perkins was released on an I-Bond.

Police charged four teenagers various offenses after a traffic stop near Schiller and Haven around 10:30 p.m. on July 28. Evan Kristov, 18, of the 100 block of Elm Tree Lane, was charged with marijuana possession and possession of drug possession; Steven Genaro, 18, of the 300 block of East South Street, was charged with marijuana possession; and Zachary House, 18, of Broadview, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. A 17-year-old male, identified only as Robert, was cited for possession of tobacco by a minor, police said. All were released on I-Bonds.

Mark Menolascino, 20, of the 400 block of Montrose, was charged with marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest after police located him just before midnight on July 30 near Grantley and York. Police determined Menolascino was wanted on outstanding warrants. Menolascino was taken to DuPage County Jail.

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.

Jon August 05, 2012 at 03:45 PM
Go get 'em boys. I know that possession of weed may not seem like a big deal to some, but crime WILL creep in if we don't nip it all in the bud. Elmhurst is becoming more of an island as the years go by and the city "issues" move west.
Sean John August 29, 2012 at 02:02 AM
Bud isn't hurting anyone. You're nieve
Sean John August 29, 2012 at 02:02 AM
These are just innocent kids

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