Police: Victim Struck in Head with Object Following Traffic Altercation

Refusing to pay cab fare, car theft and more in the Bolingbrook police blotter of Oct. 1-2.

Oct. 2  

iPad stolen from office 

An IPad was stolen from an office on the 200 block of N. Weber Road between 9 a.m. and 1:03 p.m., police said. The loss was valued at $800.

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Obstructing justice, two in-state warrants 

Elton Effinger, 46, of 246 Roman Circle., was arrested at 8:26 p.m. and charged with obstructing justice and two in-state warrants following a traffic stop on the 100 block of E. Briarcliff Road, police said. 

Oct. 1 

Victim struck in head with object following traffic altercation 

Officers responded to Schmidt Road and Crossroads Boulevard for the report of a battery at 4:07 p.m., police said. The victim states he or she was struck in the head with an object after a traffic altercation. The victim was transported to Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital for his or her injuries. 


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Ran off without paying cab fare 

Officers were called to the 400 block of Monet Circle for the report of theft of services at 4:30 p.m., police said. The subject exited the cab and ran off, refusing to pay for the fare. The loss was valued at $100. 

Car damage, theft 

Officers responded to the 500 block of Janes Avenue for the report of a burglary to a motor vehicle, police said. A window was broken out and a purse containing several credit cards and a cell phone were stolen between 11:05 a.m. and 11:18 p.m.

Ken October 15, 2012 at 01:21 PM
$100 cab fare!


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