Crime & Courts
ELMHURST – Elmhurst police assisted Villa Park officers with a barricade situation, according to a police report.
OAK BROOK – A Burr Ridge resident and Oak Brook attorney has been charged with 10 counts of wire fraud and could face up to 20 years in prison, according to media reports.
DOWNERS GROVE – More than three dozen new jackets collected for charity by First Congregational Church in Downers Grove were reportedly stolen sometime between 12:15 p.m. and 1p.m. Nov. 14.
LISLE – Two Lisle men have been charged for allegedly setting fire to and destroying the playground at a Lisle area park in August.
WEST CHICAGO – Three reputed members of the Satan Disciples gang have been charged in the murder of a rival gang member found Sunday morning in the front lawn of a West Chicago home, officials said.
BOLINGBROOK – Police believe a Bolingbrook man doing time for setting fire to his mother's garage in May 2012 allegedly tried to hire someone to murder her while he was in prison serving a three-year sentence, according to media reports.
ADDISON – DuPage County Sheriff John E. Zaruba announced this week's Manhunt Monday pick is an Addison man.
CICERO – Two men fled with an undetermined amount of cash after robbing store employees at gunpoint at 5:20 p.m. Nov. 16.
LYONS – A local mother is being investigated after the death of her 2-month-old son, according to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company responded to a garage fire at about 10:20 a.m. Friday in the 300 block of North Avenue.
Glenbard East High School graduate and “hacktivist” Jeremy Hammond, 28, was sentenced to 10 years in jail on Friday for breaking into the computer systems of government agencies and contractors, according to media reports.
WOOD DALE – A Charter One Bank was robbed Friday in Wood Dale by a man suspected of robbing two other area banks earlier this year, according to the law enforcement agency website www.bandittrackerchicago.com.
LOMBARD – A Lombard family escaped safely from a house fire Friday afternoon at 239 N. Main St.
LA GRANGE PARK – A 51-year-old Maywood man charged with murdering his 81-year-old aunt in 2009 was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder.
RIVERSIDE – Police in Riverside were called to the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue on Nov. 14 at about 3:30 p.m. to investigate a reported burglary in progress.