Week in Review: New Businesses Open, Authorities Make Local Arrests

A round-up of news items of note from the last week.

Crime and Police

William E. Brock was indicted in California in connection with conspiring to distribute marijuana. Authorities found $1.3 million in gold and silver at his Ogden Avenue storage unit.

Former Glendale Heights Wealth Advisor Indicted on 50 Counts in Ponzi Scheme

Lawrence Leland “Lee” Loomis, 54, of Granite Bay, CA, was indicted Friday. He dealt with Glen Ellyn residents as the owner of the Glendale Heights-based Advantage Group Inc.

Wheaton Man Charged in Glen Ellyn Home Invasion Sunday Night

Jeffrey H. Beard, 64, of the 1400 block of Avery Avenue, Wheaton, was charged with home invasion after he entered a Glen Ellyn home brandishing a gun and threatened the occupants.

Glen Ellyn Police Department reports, Sept. 10-15.


What's new in local business? A new yogurt shop has opened it's doors offering a healthy treat for Glen Ellyn diners.

A Glen Ellyn couple has opened Bottle & Bottega, which offers an evening of painting in a party environment.


The District 87 Board of Education will consider a landscape project at its board meeting Monday night.

Shutterbugs Sought for Glen Ellyn's Bi-Annual Photo Contest

Snap some fall photos and share them with the village. The 10 best photos and photographers will be recognized.

Considering adopting a new pet, or just want to enjoy some cute animal photos? Here is our weekly feature devoted to homeless dogs and cats.


Mount Carmel at Brother Rice, Lincoln-Way East at Sandburg and more high school football scores from around the area.

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