Police Blotter: Toyota ransacked for case of diet Coke

These are incidents reported by the Naperville Police Department. Where charges have been filed, the report includes when and where the suspect was stopped or taken into custody and the nature of the charges.

Wednesday, April 23

Vehicle burglary: A 40-year-old woman reported between 6 p.m. April 22 and 6:30 a.m., Toyota Rav-4 entered and ransacked while parked on west side of home on 100 block of East Bailey Road; 24-can case of diet Coke stolen.

No insurance: About 7:57 a.m., unidentified motorist charged with driving without insurance, following two-vehicle, rear-end traffic crash near Diehl Road and Mill Street.

Leaving crash scene: Matthew C. Rascoe, 25, hometown not provided; 8:45 a.m. at the Naperville police station, 1350 Aurora Ave.; charged with failure to notify owner of damage done to unattended vehicle.

Telephone scam: A 37-year-old resident of the 600 block of Buttonwood Circle reported between April 21 and 9 a.m. today, several telephone calls were made to his home from number in metropolitan New York area, “attempting to collect an unspecified, $15,000 debt;” resident told police he had no debts, nor did caller provide instructions on how to pay the “debt;” no money lost during incident.

Trespassing: A 46-year-old woman reported about 10:34 a.m., “unwanted subject” came to area of 700 block of Inland Circle, “looking for another subject;” police issued subject a “no trespassing” warning.

Vehicle burglary: Between 6 p.m. April 22 and 11:44 a.m., stereo system stolen after front, passenger-side window was shattered on 1992 Oldsmobile parked on 400 block of Industrial Drive.

Thefts: Between 3:55 and 4 p.m., HP computer with estimated retail value of $598 stolen from unidentified business on 2500 block of West 75th St.; additionally, 30-year-old woman reported between 6:19 and 6:50 p.m., four rugs stolen from shopping cart left in same area.

Shoplifting: About 7:39 p.m., unidentified female issued city of Naperville ticket for retail theft, after stealing unspecified merchandise with retail value of $34.93 from Goodwill Industries, 539 Fort Hill Drive.

Marijuana possession: About 10:25 p.m., unidentified male or female charged with possession of 30 grams or less marijuana on 1200 block of Boswell Lane.

Hit and run: About 11:01 p.m., driver of blue pickup truck with white bed cab and writing on its side disobeyed stop sign while driving west on Van Buren Avenue near Brainard Street; truck’s front, passenger-side fender “struck a pedestrian, who was spun around and hit the ground” upon impact; driver did not stop to offer assistance; pedestrian suffered “a scuffed knee,” but escaped serious injury.

Thursday, April 24

Driving under the influence: Brian R. Lamb, 20, 200 block of Pebblestone Road; 1:10 a.m. near 75th Street and Plainfield-Naperville Road; charged with DUI and illegal consumption of alcohol by minor.

DUI: Damien K. Perkins, 23, Aurora; 1:11 a.m. near Jackson Avenue and Main Street; charged with two counts DUI, one count disobeying a stop sign and two vehicular lighting violations.

Suspended license: Carlos R. Lewis, 30, Lisle; 2:31 p.m. near Ogden and Iroquois avenues; charged with driving with a suspended license and speeding.

Theft: Mohammad Ali, 22, 10000 block of Sunningdale Court; 4:14 p.m. at unidentified business on 500 block of South Route 59; charged with theft.

Suspended license: Sharna F. Hudson, 39, Chicago; 4:43 p.m. near Jefferson and Ogden avenues; charged with driving with a suspended license, unlawful use of cell phone while operating motor vehicle, driving without insurance and failure to wear a seat belt.

Illegal alcohol: About 11:45 p.m., suspicious vehicle reported in area of Chesterfield Avenue and Leesburg Court; when stopped by police, “a strong odor of cannabis emitted from within the vehicle;” K-9 unit dog brought to scene “had a positive hit for drugs on the vehicle,” but no drugs were found in vehicle or on its occupants; open bottle of bourbon found inside vehicle led to driver being charged with illegal transportation or possession of alcohol.