Police Blotter for May 7
Updated: June 11, 2012 8:23AM
The following incidents were listed in the official reports of the Skokie Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest by police does not constitute a finding of guilt; only a court of law can make that determination.
Hyung C. Lee, 50, of 1250 W. Morse, Chicago, is scheduled to appear in court June 12 on charges of battery and criminal damage stemming from an incident between 5:50 p.m. and 5:56 p.m. May 2 on the 9100 block of Kilpatrick Avenue. Police said Lee came to a friend’s house to collect money owed to him and was told he was not going to be paid. Lee punctured three tires attached to a vehicle belonging to the victim, police said. He punched the victim in the face and then kicked him while he was down, police said.
Cash of $100 was taken between 4:30 p.m. and 4:38 p.m. April 27 from a male on the 4900 block of Enfield Avenue. Police said the victim argued with the suspect who reached into his pocket and removed the cash. The case is still under investigation.
A vehicle was broken into between 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. April 28 while parked on the 9500 block of Skokie Boulevard. Police said the vehicle had been left unlocked. Contents inside the vehicle were disturbed but nothing was noticed missing, police said.
Three flat-screen televisions were taken between 12:30 a.m. and 1:33 a.m. from Olympia Moving and Storage on the 4900 block of Main Street. Police said there were no signs of forced entry to the building. The case is still under investigation.
Jesus Montoya, 24, of 1214 Hartrey, Evanston, is scheduled to appear in court May 23 on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from an incident between 1:49 a.m. and 2:19 a.m. April 29 on the 3200 block of Main Street. Police said Montoya was pulled over for speeding and then failed sobriety tests. He was also cited for failing to notify the secretary of state regarding a change of address and speeding.
About $150 in cash and miscellaneous cards were taken between 8 a.m. Feb. 9 and 11 a.m. May 2 from a residence on the 5400 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police said the victim was away from the condominium for a few months and wasn’t sure whether she locked the door. There were no signs of forced entry to the residence, police said.
David Brian Martinez, 21, of 10066 Bronx, Skokie, is scheduled to appear in court June 5 on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from an incident at 1:21 a.m. May 2 on the 8800 block of the Edens Expressway. Police said Martinez was involved in a crash and failed sobriety tests. He was also cited for improper lane usage and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
Stanislaw G. Dziedzic, 24, of 3230 N. Neenah, Chicago, is scheduled to appear in court June 6 on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from an incident at about 5:19 p.m. May 1 on the 5300 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police said Dziedzic was found sleeping inside his vehicle and then refused all sobriety tests. He was also cited for illegal transportation or possession of alcohol by a driver.
Gabriel Trujillo, 23, of 1769 Granville, Chicago is scheduled to appear in court May 15 on a possession of marijuana charge stemming from an incident at 8:12 p.m. April 4 on the 7500 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police said Trujillo was pulled over because his registration was expired. A baggie containing marijuana was found in his possession as well as a bored-out apple, which had burnt marijuana inside. Trujillo was also cited for not having a valid license plate registration, driving while never having been issued a license and driving without valid proof of insurance.
Charges for possession of drug paraphernalia were pending against a Northbrook man stemming from an incident between 9 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. April 28 on the 9300 block of Lavergne Avenue. Police said the man was pulled over for making a turn without using his signal. Police said they found a smoking pipe in the center console under the radio and two bags containing a leafy substance in the driver’s possession. Police said the driver was issued a citation for failing to use a turn signal and then released without charges pending lab results.
Rene Deleon, 38, of 1916 S. 24th St., Maywood, is scheduled to appear in court May 12 on a possession of marijuana charge stemming from an incident between 11:58 p.m. April 27 and 12:05 a.m. April 28 on the 3400 block of Oakton Street. Police said Deleon was pulled over for erratic driving. Marijuana was found inside his vehicle, police said. He was also cited for speeding, failure to signal a turn, failure to display a registration sticker, improper display of registration and not having valid proof of insurance.
John Franklin Donado, 30, of 1023 Darrow, Evanston, is scheduled to appear in court June 12 on a charge of possession of marijuana stemming from an incident between 4:37 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. April 24 on the 8400 block of the Edens Expressway. Police said Donado was pulled over for improper lane usage. A bag containing marijuana was found in his possession, police said.
A small bag containing marijuana was found at 2 p.m. April 13 in the middle of the 5700 block of Oakton Street near Niles West High School. Someone found the bag and turned it into school security, police said.
A Skokie person’s identity was used to take out two auto loans in April and May, 2011 — one for $28,443 and another for $22,376, police said. The victim said he did not sign or co-sign for an auto loan.
Margaret G. Pijanowski, 58, of 1133 Wildwood, Glenview, was awaiting bond court on a retail theft charge stemming from an incident between 7:25 p.m. and 8:10 p.m. April 30 at TJ Maxx on the 3300 block of Golf Road. Police said Pijanowski left the store without paying for merchandise valued at about $719.
Merchandise valued at about $250 was taken at about 6:32 p.m. April 27 from the Armani Exchange at Westfield Old Orchard. Police said two women were seen taking the items and fled the store when they were approached.
A 16-foot copper downspout was taken between 7 p.m. April 23 and 7 p.m. April 24 from a residence on the 5200 block of Brown Street. The downspout was on the east side of the residence near the victim’s garage, police said.
A purse containing a cell phone valued at $600, miscellaneous cards and $10 in cash was taken between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 28 from a room inside the Holiday Inn on the 5300 block of Touhy Avenue. Police said the victim was sharing a room with other bridesmaids for a wedding. The case is still under investigation.