Roommate Rivalry, Harassment: Elmhurst Cops

ELMHURST, IL – Over the past few days, Elmhurst police have been handling cases involving roommate disorder, harassment, file thefts, a found bicycle, a fall on the ice, converter thefts and possession drug. Here is the information from the latest police reports from Elmhurst:

roommate disorder

  • A domestic disturbance occurred around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of South Prospect Avenue. A woman said she and her roommate had a fight. She said she blocked the door, so the roommate couldn’t get into her room. The two people have agreed to separate for the night.


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  • A resident of the 100 block of Cottage Hill Avenue told police on Wednesday that a man texted her after she asked him to end all contact. The man told an officer that a court order was in place allowing him to contact her. The officer provided the woman with information on how to obtain a protection order.
  • A resident of the 800 block of North Parker Avenue told police on Monday that her ex-boyfriend in 2019 kept calling and texting her and that she wanted it to stop. An officer contacted the ex-boyfriend, who said he would not contact the woman again.

Ammo found

  • A man flagged an officer at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Jewel Grocery Store, 153 E. Schiller St. The man said while in the parking lot he found six rounds. The police placed the cartridges as proof of destruction.

File theft

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  • A James Ekblad CPA employee left his office for a five-minute break around 10 a.m. Tuesday, with his filing cabinet unlocked. When he returned, he noticed that seven files had been stolen. An investigation is underway.

Bike found

  • An unlocked black and gray Trek Marlin 5 bicycle was stolen around 2:30 p.m. Monday outside the Fitness Formula Club, 140 N. Addison Ave. Surveillance video shows the suspect riding the bike towards the train depot. The man was described as white, aged 40 to 50, of medium build and brown hair, wearing a black winter hat, a mask over his mouth, a black jacket, dark green pants and black gloves .

fall on the ice

  • A man fell on the ice while walking on the sidewalk around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of East Vallette Street. He had pain in his right shoulder and knee. He was taken by ambulance to Elmhurst Hospital.

Converter flights

  • A steel cable at a lock was cut Monday night at BrightView Landscaping’s storage yard, 727 N. Church. Once inside, the suspect cut eight catalytic converters from their vehicles. The company plans to review the images from its surveillance cameras.
  • Someone removed a catalytic converter from a vehicle parked outside a loading dock at a business in the 800 block of North Church. It happened between Friday and Tuesday.

Drug possession

  • Joseph Hadac, 31, of Cicero, was arrested around 11 p.m. Monday in North and Villa for unlawful possession of a controlled substance, no valid driver’s license, no license plate light, and unlawful possession of marijuana . He was taken to DuPage County Jail.
  • Luis Flores, 31, of Elmhurst, was arrested around 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of West First for unlawful possession of more than 100 grams of marijuana. He was taken to DuPage County Jail.


  • Adam Santiago, 35, of Chicago, was arrested at approximately 8:30 p.m. Monday at Elmhurst University, 190 S. Prospect, on a warrant from the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office and charged with possession of marijuana by a driver. He was taken to DuPage County Jail.
  • Jaheim S. Jackson, 19, of Chicago, was arrested around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of West Butterfield on five warrants and one charge of resisting a police officer. She was turned over to Orland Park Police.
  • Roshelle Woods, 19, of Chicago, was arrested around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of West Butterfield on a warrant. She was released on bail.

Driving offenses

  • Juan Carlin Ojeda, 21, of Chicago, was cited around 5 p.m. Tuesday in York and on Interstate 290 for lack of a valid driver’s license, tinted windows and illegal transportation of alcohol. He was released on bail.

Identity theft

  • A resident of the 600 block of North Oaklawn Avenue told police on Tuesday that someone used his personal information to open a Verizon account and fraudulently purchased an iPhone 13 Max. An officer provided the resident with information on how to protect herself against identity theft.

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