Friday, December 21, 2012
Suspects targeting homes when residents are away, police said.
Updated Saturday 9 a.m. Glen Ellyn Deputy Chief William Holmer said late Friday that investigators are looking into six burglaries with similar characteristics throughout the center of the village. Original story Glen Ellyn police continue to investigate a "series" of home burglaries that occured between September and November, and want residents to keep an eye out for suspicious people coming to their door. In a late afternoon news release Friday, police did not indicate how many or where in the village the burglaries have been reported, but said most involved burglars forcing open a door and quickly taking jewelry before fleeing. "Police are encouraging residents to pay attention to their neighborhoods for situations that do not seem to …
Glen Ellyn Police reports from Dec. 9 to Dec. 15.
SATURDAY, DEC. 15 Driving under the influence Thomas J. Grant, 32, of the 6500 block of Klingler Lane, Plainfield, was charged with drunken driving and disobeying a traffic control device after his arrest in the 600 block of Roosevelt Road around 12:30 a.m., Glen Ellyn Police said. Daniel M. Mason, 40, of the 500 block of Taylor Ave., Glen Ellyn, was charged with drunken driving and disobeying a stop sign after his arrest around 1:25 a.m. near Main and Fairview. Suspended license Maria Guzman Hernandez, 39, of the 2000 block of Eves Court, DeKalb, was charged with driving with a suspended license and disobeying a traffic control device after a traffic stop near Roosevelt Road and Interstate 355 just before 12:30 a.m. Public indecency …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
A Glen Ellyn man faces felony aggravated battery charges after he allegedly beat another man in the head with a baseball bat Tuesday, police say.
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012
A Glen Ellyn man faces aggravated battery charges after he allegedly beat a man in the head several times with a baseball bat, according to a press release from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Police responded to a call reporting two men fighting in the 300 block of Duane Street around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. When police arrived the 39-year-old victim was "bruised and bleeding from the head," according to the release. The victim was transferred to Good Samaritan Hospital. Witnesses reported another resident had struck him with a baseball bat. Police arrested Joseph Martinez, 39. He was taken to DuPage County Jail, according to the release. He remains at the jail with a $20,000 bond.