Hinsdale crime briefs for Jan. 3
Updated: March 4, 2013 1:46AM
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Hinsdale Police Department.
A Hinsdale resident reported someone she knew grabbed her by the neck and wrist at 6:35 p.m. Dec. 19 on the 200 block of Justina Street. The woman had no visible injuries, the police said. The case is under investigation.
A relative of a patient in Hinsdale Manor Care, at 600 W. Odgen Ave., learned from the Illinois Department of Human Services that someone had used the patient’s name and Social Security number on a job application for a restaurant. The fraud was reported Dec. 21.
An employee of the Shell gas station store, at 210 E. Ogden Ave. found three small bags containing white powder by a counter in the store. The bags were about 1-by-1 inch. Preliminary tests show the powder is cocaine, but the police sent the substance to the state crime lab for further testing.
Vandals damaged the manger and figures in an outdoor Nativity scene on the 800 block of South Thurlow Street between 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21 and 10:30 a.m. Dec. 22. The Nativity set, made of casting resin, cost $1,400.
Someone scratched the front windshield and hood of a vehicle parked in a driveway on the 900 block of South Garfield Avenue between 10 p.m. Dec. 23 and 8:30 a.m. Dec. 24. A brick that apparently was used to scratch the vehicle, was found on the hood.
Between Dec. 8 and Dec. 19 someone stole clothes from Hinsdale Manor Care, at 600 W. Ogden Ave. The new clothes, which cost $126, were a gift for a resident of the nursing home.~.