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posted: 4/15/2012 5:49 PM

Elgin police blotter

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• Rene Espino, 18, of the 500 block of Center Street, Elgin, and Sean R. Corcoran, 19, of the 600 block of Algona Avenue, Elgin, were arrested and charged with underage drinking after being found shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in an abandoned home on the 500 block of Columbia Avenue, according to police reports. Both have pending court dates in Elgin.

• Cristhian Rivera Alcantara, 23, of the 1100 block of Denver Drive in Carpentersville, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor retail theft after police said he took about $91 worth of DVDs at 9:15 p.m. Saturday from Wal-Mart, 1100 North Randall Road. Security personnel saw Rivera Alcantara take the DVDs from their cases and put them in his pockets before leaving the store, reports said. He is due in court May 4 in Elgin.

• Money was reported stolen from Biggers Mazda after a cash down payment was left in a safe at 3 p.m. April 12 at the dealership, 1320 E. Chicago St. Police did not release the amount of cash missing.

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