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Posted on: January 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Wheaton Solicitors Located and Arrested as Fugitives from Justice

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On Sept. 25, 2019, the Wheaton Police Department sought the assistance of the public to locate Todd Olshefski of Lombard. Mr. Olshefski was wanted on a Failure to Appear warrant for the original offense of Use of Charitable Trust Funds for Personal Benefit. This warrant was issued by the DuPage County Circuit Court and was maintained by the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office. This was a no-bond warrant without service limitations. Mr. Olshefski was believed to be in the company of his wife, Priscilla Olshefski, a convicted felon, who also had a warrant issued for her arrest relating to the offense of Use of Charitable Trust Funds for Personal Benefit. 

The Wheaton Police Department would like to announce that both Todd and his wife, Priscilla Olshefski, were located and arrested as fugitives from justice on Nov. 8, 2019 in Daytona Beach, Fla. They were both held in the Volusia County Jail in Florida for more than two months while contesting extradition to Illinois.  

On Jan. 17, 2020, Mr. and Ms. Olshefski arrived back in Illinois and are being held at the DuPage County Jail awaiting their next court dates. Mr. Olshefski is being held on two bonds: $75,000 (10% to apply) for the Use of Charitable Trust Funds for Personal Benefit, and $75,000 (10% to apply) for Violation of Bail Bond, a class 2 felony.  Ms. Olshefski is being held on a $2,075 bond (full amount to apply) for the Use of Charitable Trust Funds for Personal Benefit. The last date both Mr. and Ms. Olshefski appeared in court was Jan. 28, 2020.  

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Notice to Public: The public is reminded that a complaint contains only charges and is not proof of the defendant’s guilt. Constitutionally, a defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the government’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

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