Police: Homeless Subject Reportedly Stealing Laundry

The following arrest information was provided by the Wilmette Police Department. When an arrest is noted, it does not indicate a conviction.


A resident on the 1500 block of Washington Ave. reported that scrappers took away his metal compost frame and then sped away down the alley, police reports state. The incident occurred on April 19. 


A resident on the 1100 block of Wilmette Ave. reported to police that a homeless person has been stealing laundry, police reports state. The person was gone when police arrived.

Disorderly Conduct

A resident on the 700 block of Harvard Ave. reported that she has been receiving unwanted text messages from her soon-to-be ex-husband, police reports state. The texts were received from April 13 through April 18. 

Driving Under the Influence

Daniel P. Elsbree, 47, of Wilmette is being charged with driving under the influence after being arrested on a warrant, police reports state. 

Officers went to Du Page County Jail to retrieve Elsbree, who was arrested by Villa Park Police Department on a warrant for a DUI. Elsbree was taken back to the station, procesed and held for court, police reports state.


A resident on the 700 block of Greenwood Ave. reported unauthorized charges being made on her credit card, police reports state. The charges occurred on April 20. 


A resident on the 400 block of Linden Ave. reported that on the evening of April 21, a former business colleague of the complainant refused to leave the complainant's apartment after the two argued over a job-related issue, police reports state. 

Disorderly Conduct

Julian Jones, 20, of Chicago and Lauren Duncan, 18, of Wilmette were issued citations for disorderly conduct after the two were found in the women's restroom at Panera Bread, 1199 Wilmette Ave., police reports state. The manager called police, but they left the restaurant before officers arrived. The female was stopped while walking home, and the male was stopped on his way back to the CTA El Station. 

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