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Pit Bull Issue, Missing Car: Elmhurst Police

Patch logo Patch 9/24/2021 David Giuliani
a sign on a pole: A car is reported missing from Superior Ambulance, 395 W. Lake St., according to a police report. An employee is in possession of the car without proper authorization, police said. © David Giuliani/Patch A car is reported missing from Superior Ambulance, 395 W. Lake St., according to a police report. An employee is in possession of the car without proper authorization, police said.

ELMHURST, IL — In the last few days, Elmhurst police have responded to cases involving a pit bull attack, a missing car, koi pond antics, dumped shell casings, shoplifting, a missing check and fugitive drivers. Here is information from the latest Elmhurst police reports:

Pit bull attack

  • A pit bull ran across North Avenue and attacked a person's Great Dane about 4 p.m. Monday near Willow Road. The pit bull's caregiver, Zachary R. Andrew, 31, of East Moline, was cited on a charge of having a dog at large. The animal bite report was sent to DuPage County Animal Control.

Missing car

  • Superior Ambulance, 395 W. Lake St., informed police Monday that an employee was in possession of a vehicle without proper authorization. The four-door Volkswagen Jetta was taken Sept. 3. An investigation is pending.

Koi pond antics

  • Surveillance video showed that three boys from 10 to 12 years old caused problems about noon Sunday at the Wilder Park Conservatory's koi pond, 225 Prospect Ave. They pulled the hose out of the water pump and tried to catch koi.

Dumped shell casings

  • Elmhurst public works employees found dumped shell casings in the back of the public works parking lot about noon Monday. The rounds were collected and submitted into evidence.

Donated ammunition

  • Goodwill Store, 675 W. North Ave., reported Tuesday that a box of .25-caliber ammunition was donated. An officer placed the ammunition into evidence for destruction.

Shoplifting

  • Police were called to Mariano's, 678 N. York St., about 9:30 p.m. Monday for a disturbance. A suspect admitted to attempting to exit the store with a grocery cart filled with merchandise. The person was placed under arrest. Charges are pending.

Overdose response

  • Officers and medics responded about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to the parking lot at Elmhurst Center for Health, 1200 S. York St., for a man who appeared to be overdosing. An officer administered two doses of Narcan, and the man regained consciousness. The man told the officer he had consumed heroin. He was taken to the hospital.

Missing check

  • Police were informed that the checkbook of a person in the 300 block of South York Street was missing a check Aug. 18. The bank was contacted, and it was learned that the stolen check was written and cashed by a suspect. An investigation is pending. The report was filed Tuesday.

Fugitive drivers

  • An officer saw two vehicles related to burglaries in surrounding towns about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday near Route 83 and Lake Street. The officer tried to stop the black Jeep Grand Cherokee and black Dodge Charger, but both drivers sped away, heading east on Interstate 290. About 3 a.m. Thursday, an officer saw three vehicles related to burglaries in nearby towns near York Street and Interstate 290. The vehicles were two black Jeep Grand Cherokees and a black Dodge Charger. The drivers sped away, heading east on I-290.
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