July 23 police blotter

The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Elburn
• Andrew S. Hoelscher, 27, of the 6300 block of North Francisco Avenue in Chicago, was arrested for driving while his license was suspended. Police stopped him on Keslinger Road at Route 47 in Elburn, for improper lane use.

• Armando Alfaro, 33, of the 4200 block of Maple Avenue in Stickney, Ill., was arrested at 3:21 a.m. July 18 for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police stopped him on Route 47 at Kansas Street in Elburn, for speeding.

Sugar Grove
• A dog belonging to a resident of the 100 block of Main Street, Sugar Grove, got past its owner and ran out a door around 6 p.m. on July 15, and attacked another dog. The other dog was being walked by a resident of the 200 block of Maple Street, Sugar Grove. The injuries to the attacked dog were reported to be minor. The owner of the dog that attacked said the dog, a pit bull, was current on its vaccinations. No charges were filed in the incident.

• A resident of the first block of Terry Lane, Sugar Grove, reported fraudulent charges had been made on her debit card July 16 between 8:55 and approximately 10 p.m. The resident believed they dropped their card at the Citgo Gas Station in Sugar Grove after paying for gas. A total of over $410 was charged to the card, including almost $140 at local gas stations and a $273.18 purchase at Village Liquors in Sugar Grove. On July 17, an employee at Village Liquors described the individual that made the purchase as a black make in his 20s, with short hair. He was driving an older model GMC SUV that was either dark gray or blue in color with no front license plate and an Indiana license plate with a small B or and E, and the numbers 4435. A video capture of the suspect was also taken at the store.

• An employee of the Sugar Grove Park District reported to police on July 16 that someone had damaged a sign, a bird house and a post with a small caliber weapon. A damage estimate was not given.

• At approximately 4:23 p.m. July 16, an employee of Genoa Pizza, 44 Cross St., Sugar Grove, reported two individuals paid with counterfeit $50 bills. The suspects entered the restaurant 10 minutes apart, paid for a small purchase, each with a $50 bill, and left. Suspicious, the employee brought the bills to Old Second Bank, where a teller there confirmed the bills were counterfeit. The suspects were filmed by in-store security cameras. The first suspect was described as a white male with a skinny build in his mid-teens, wearing a dark gray shirt and blue jeans. The second suspect was described as an Hispanic male with a skinny build and black, short-cut hair, wearing a white tank top, blue jeans, and a black and white checkered backpack. The bills will be sent to the U.S. Secret Service.

• A resident of the 200 block of Gillette Street, Sugar Grove, reported on July 19 someone had tried to break into his 2002 Lexus two weeks prior. According to the report, it was not clear if the incident occured in Sugar Grove. The damage to the car was estimated at $700.

• Cary Budach, 51, of Hawthorne Avenue, Bensenville, Ill., was arrested on a warrant out of Lake County and also for having no valid driver’s license and operating an uninsured vehicle, after police stopped him July 19 at 8:19 a.m.