Police Report Incidents of Retail Theft, Bike Theft and ID Theft

Also, broken windows and graffiti found around town.

Retail Theft Arrests

Vicente Gomez, 49, 2 N. Church St. Apt. 2C, Addison, was charged under city ordinance for retail theft after allegedly taking $25 in merchandise from Kohl's at 5:38 p.m. Sept. 6. Leticia Regalado-Campos, 50, of the same address, was charged on state charges of retail theft for taking $105 in merchandise from Kohl's. Both were released on I-bond.


A black, 20-inch, men's Giant 21-speed mountain bike worth between $300 and $500 was stolen from a home on the 100 block of North Maple Avenue between 3 p.m. Aug. 31 and 8 p.m. Sept. 2. The bike, which was locked to a railing in front of the house, was purchased by Elmhurst College as part of the student Bike to School program.

Identity Theft

A resident on the 500 block of East Adams told police someone used her Yahoo email account to open a fraudulent account on Fling.com in July. The victim became aware of the situation when her friend informed her of messages he is receiving in her name from the fraudulent account.

Property Damage

Someone painted the words "stay," "sleks" and "jars," and a peace sign with the number 2, on the pedestrian underpass at North and Myrtle between 11 a.m. Aug. 30 and 10:54 a.m. Aug. 31. Damage is estimated at $100.

A window was shattered on the east side of the old Ford Dealership, 678 N. York Road, police said. The damage was discovered at 12:52 a.m. Sept. 5. It is unknown how the window was broken.

The driver side front window of a blue Mini Cooper was smashed while the vehicle was parked in the south parking lot of McMaster Carr, 600 N. County Line Road, between 9:50 a.m. and 6:50 p.m. Sept. 5. Nothing appeared to be disturbed or missing.

Warrant Arrests

Rachel Bray, 22, 29918 Oak Meadow Drive, Kingston, was arrested on a warrant out of DeKalb County for failure to appear after police responded to a report of a fight at Park and Adell at 1:08 a.m. Sept. 2. She was taken to DuPage County Jail.

Willie D. King, 35, 8059 S. Whipple, Chicago, turned himself in at 11:03 a.m. Sept. 6 on a warrant for failure to appear on charges of driving without a license and speeding. He was released on bond.

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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