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Elmhurst Man Arrested After Woman Gets Tons of Calls for Phony Craigslist Ad Soliciting Sex

Also, men arrested for being drunk at Elmhurst Public Library and for being drunk in the snow on Berteau.

Disorderly Conduct

John Thompson, 61, 703 W. Liberty St., Wheaton, was arrested and charged with loud and boisterous disturbance, use of abusive or obscene language, public intoxication and possession of open alcohol on public property after police said he refused to leave Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave., at 4:10 p.m. Feb. 9. Police said he was being belligerent and argumentative with library security and patrons. He was released on I-bond and served a no-trespass order.

Patrick Layton, 21, 640 N. Oaklawn, Elmhurst, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly placing a fraudulent Craigslist ad in the name of a resident of the 600 block of Crockett. The victim said she had received numerous phone calls from unknown men stating they were responding to her ad. She found out the ad had been place with her name and address looking for participants in a sexual act.  Layton was released on bond.

Kurt E. Thomas, 21, 104 N. DuPage, Elmhurst, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct/public intoxication on the 200 block of Melrose at 6:20 a.m. Jan. 30. He was released on bond.

Allen Schroeder, 53, 757 S. York Road, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he was found laying in the snow yelling obscenities on the 200 block of North Berteau at 3:31 p.m. Feb. 2, police said. He reportedly was intoxicated and fell off his bike. Police said he was taken to the hospital and his bicycle was taken to the police station for safe keeping.

Corey Thonn, 22, 1S264 Holyoke, Villa Park, was arrested and charged with public intoxication at 2:40 a.m. Feb. 3 at Elmhurst College, 190 S. Prospect Ave. He was taken to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital for treatment and released on I-bond.

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