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Police reports: La Grange, La Grange Park, Westchester, Western Springs and Countryside


Information in Police Reports is obtained from the La Grange Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.

Vehicle windows smashed

A vehicle parked in Lot 2 at Sixth and Harris avenues had its windows smashed, the vehicle’s owner reported at 4:14 a.m. July 1.

Police advise restaurant employee on dealing with unruly customers

An employee at the restaurant at Windsor Place, 108 W. Burlington Ave., called police for advice on how to deal with customers who were asking for free food and drinks and became disruptive. Police told him he has the right to refuse service and that he can call police if he needs assistance getting anyone to leave.

Arrest on trespassing warrant

Martel Aguilar, 20, of the 900 block of South La Grange Road, was arrested on a trespassing warrant at Tilden and Lincoln avenues at 4:30 p.m. June 28.

Hit and run

A woman who backed her SUV into another vehicle in the 100 block of Calendar Avenue got out of her car, looked to see if there was damage and then left, a caller reported at 5:50 p.m. June 28.

Man at bus stop
hits on teens

A man at a bus stop at La Grange Road and Hillgrove Avenue was making comments to passing teenagers about how good they look, a caller reported at 8:09 p.m. June 27. The man told police he did make comments but said he would stop.

Driving without a license

Roberto M. Moreno, 25, of the 3800 block of Lombard Avenue in Berwyn, was charged with driving without a license after being pulled over for speeding in the 200 block of 31st Street at 9:22 a.m. June 29.

Driving with
suspended license

Kelvyn B. Johnson Jr., 30, of the 7700 block of Hamilton Avenue in Chicago, was charged with driving on a suspended license after police pulled him over for changing lanes without signaling in the 900 block of La Grange Road at 5:20 p.m. June 27.

SUV rolled over and struck tree

Three teenagers fled the scene after the SUV they were riding in rolled over and struck a tree in the 200 block of Burlington Avenue at 8:47 a.m. June 28.

Shortly thereafter, police found Steven J. Heilenbach, of the 4400 block of Clausen Avenue; Matthew T. Pingel, 19, of the 1100 block of East Cambri Lane in Lombard; and Nicholas J. Scarpaci, 19, of the first block of Burlington Avenue. Police determined that Heilenbach was texting while driving and lost control of the vehicle.

Police said all three were drinking before the crash and issued each with an ordinance for underage consumption of alcohol. Heilenbach also was cited for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident, illegal use of an electronic device while driving and illegal transportation of alcohol. The three teens were transported to La Grange Memorial Hospital for minor injures.

Driving without license

Jose F. Bustamante, 42, of the 5200 block of Francisco Avenue in Chicago, was charged with driving without a license and driving without insurance after police noticed his vehicle had only one functioning headlight and pulled him over at 2:09 a.m. June 25 at Ogden and Johnson avenues.

Possession of alcohol by a minor

Ryan L. Stoll, 20, of the 3900 block of Lawn Avenue, was issued an ordinance for possessing alcohol as a minor after police found him with an alcoholic beverage while walking on the road in the 1000 block of 54th Street at 12:59 a.m. June 27.


Felony domestic battery

David Carr Jr., 29, of the 2500 block of Kensington Avenue, was charged with felony domestic battery after allegedly striking a juvenile family member with a belt. He was arrested at 2:24 p.m. June 24 in the 1500 block of Evers Avenue.


Jasmine Carrasquillo, 26, of the 1500 block of Evers Avenue, was charged with assault after physically threatening another person during a domestic altercation in the 1600 block of Boeger Avenue at 4:09 p.m. June 26, police said.

Domestic battery

Christopher Thomas, 24, of the 1900 block of 19th Avenue in Broadview, was charged with domestic battery after allegedly striking a person in the 2200 block of Enterprise Drive, as reported at 6:23 p.m. June 27.

Driving on suspended license

Pablo Hernandez, 50, of the 4600 block of Hermitage Street in Chicago, was charged with driving on a suspended license after police stopped him for driving with only one headlight in the 1200 block of Westchester Boulevard at 11:20 p.m. June 24.

Man wires $12,000 to England

A resident of the 3000 block of Sunnyside Avenue said he wired $12,000 to an unknown person in England who told him that the money was needed for a family member. Police said they are continuing to investigate.


Children left in vehicle outside Harley-Davidson dealer

Vladimir Svub, 43, of the 8800 block of West 44th Place in Brookfield, was charged with two counts of endangering the life and health of a child after leaving two children, ages 4 and 7, in a vehicle parked outside the Aldi at 9950 W. Joliet Road at 11:35 a.m. June 30 – a day when the high temperature was 84 degrees.

Police said Svub was in the adjacent Harley-Davidson dealership, out of sight from the children, and that the children were alone in the vehicle for at least 20 minutes. They were brought to the police station and turned over to their mother. The charges are a Class A misdemeanor. 

Burglary to vehicle

Duffel bags were stolen from two vehicles parked in the 600 block of Plainfield Road between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. June 21. La Grange Police found the bags in a dumpster outside a business and contacted the owner of one of the bags, which contained a portfolio with his address, checkbook and possibly his social security number. The other bag contained clothes and a passport, as its owner was set to leave for vacation that evening.

Missing handbag reappears

The owner of a handbag containing two Amazon Kindle reading devices, a cellphone and two knee braces filed a police report and hung signs in her apartment complex after thinking someone stole the bag, which she forgot next to her car. A half-hour later, at 4 p.m. June 29, she discovered the handbag next to her vehicle with all items still inside. She said she did not know who returned the bag, but that she was satisfied with the outcome and didn’t want to pursue the case.

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