Recent Arrests in Elmhurst Include Battery at the Library, Prowling on Fay Avenue and More

Fifty-three-year-old Elmhurst man arrested twice on Richard between Oct. 15 and 17, first for battery and then for vandalism.

Battery Arrests

Ron a. Menard, 25, 705 Liberty, Wheaton, was arrested and charged with battery at the Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave., at 4:31 p.m. Oct. 13. He was released on I-bond.

Allen Schroeder, 53, who police say was staying on the 100 block of Richard, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery after he reportedly kicked a paramedic, who was taking him to the hospital for treatment for intoxication, in the chest at 9:21 p.m. Oct. 15. Schroeder was arrested again at that address at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and charged with vandalism after he allegedly tore a screen door with a screwdriver. He was released to a friend on I-bond.


Raymond Martinez, 24, 517 W. Main St. Apt. 4, Bensenville, was arrested and charged with prowling at 11:41 p.m. Oct. 14 on the 600 block of Fay. Police received a call for a someone breaking into cars and set up a perimeter to locate Martinez and a second offender, who was not found. Martinez was released on I-bond.

Warrant Arrests

Darren R. Cahill, 18, 2707 N. 75th St., Elmwood Park, was arrested on a warrant out of DuPage County for failure to appear after police pulled him over for tinted windows at 218 E. Butterfield Road at 4:16 p.m. Oct. 15. He was released on bond.

Bianca N. Johnson, 27, 33 Briar Lane Apt. 29, Glen Ellyn, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear on an obstruction charge after the car she was riding in was involved in an accident at Route 83 and North Avenue at 9:46 a.m. Oct. 16. She was released on bond.

Retail Theft Arrests

A 16-year-old girl was arrested and charged with retail theft at Kohl's, 303 S. Route 83, at 4:55 p.m. Oct. 5. She and another person allegedly took two pair of shorts worth $14.40 and $3.99. She was released on I-bond to her mother. The second girl was released without charges and will be reviewed for peer jury.

Lesly Vargas, 38, 646 S. York Apt. 202, Bensenville, and Xochitl Reyes, 32, of the same address, were arrested and charged with retail theft after police say they took merchandise from Kmart at 7:45 p.m. Oct. 11. They were released on I-bond.

A 15-year-old male reportedly took a BB gun, a box of ammo and a box of CO2 tanks worth nearly $70 from Kmart, 265 S. Route 83, at 5:12 p.m. Oct. 16. He was charged with retail theft and released on bond to his parent. A second offender was released without charges and referred to Peer Jury.

A 17-year-old girl and a 16-year-old girl were arrested and charged with retail theft and truancy after they were seen taking socks and headphones from Kmart, 265 S Route 83, at 9:12 a.m. Oct. 17. They were released to their parents.

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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