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Libertyville Blotter: Battery Against Police, Construction Zone Cell Phone and Burglaries

This edition of the Libertyville police blotter includes information supplied by police. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

 

Burglary from a Motor Vehicle

A resident reported his two vehicles were burglarized in the 200 block of Pond Ridge Circle sometime between Friday, Sept. 28 at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 29 at 5:30 a.m. Thieves reportedly stole a Belltronics Radar Detector, a wallet with an identification, an ATM card and an American Express card. When the resident reported the theft to his insurance company, the cards had already been used. Police report no signs of forcible entry and are currently investigating. 

A guest of residents living in the 900 block of Burridge Ct. reported a Colt 380 semi-automatic gun with a black grip was stolen from the console of an unlocked vehicle during the evening of Oct. 5. The gun is valued at $800 and nothing else was stolen from the vehicle. 

Sung Min Shin, 22, of the 300 block of Anthony, Mundelein, was stopped by police after they observed him driving on the yellow median lines as he drove on West Park Ave. on Oct. 6 at 12:15 a.m. Police determined Shin was driving on a suspended license and he was arrested and released on a $1,500 personal recognizance bond. His court date is scheduled for Nov. 14. 

Theft Over $500

A pick-up truck parked in the Hertz Rental Car parking lot, 1440 S. Milwaukee Ave., was reportedly burglarized between Sept. 21 and Sept. 24. Two Craftsmen tool boxes containing hand tools valued at $800 were stolen from the bed of the pick-up.

Residential Burglary-Forcible Entry

A burglary in process was called into police in the 1200 block of West Golf Road on Oct. 1 at 2:35 p.m. The resident stated her doorbell rang earlier and since she did not recognize the person she didn't open the door. The invidual left in a vehicle, but came back and parked near her home. The resident went upstairs to call police, and heard a downstairs window break. When police arrived, the intruder fled. The investigation continues. 

A resident in the 1200 block of Loyola Drive reported that on Oct. 3 at 1:20 p.m. she found her patio door forcibly opened and her bedroom in disarray. A gold "San Marco" bracelet, a $5 gold piece ring and a gold oval-shaped locked on a chain with the initials "JSA" are among the items that were taken. The investigation continues. 

Using Cell Phone While Operating a Vehicle in a Construction Zone

Maria Elena Veronica Perez-Alvarez, 40, of the 1500 block of Archer Ave., Mundelein was observed talking on her cell phone in a construction zone on Rt. 137 on Oct. 3 at 4:15 p.m. Police learned Perez-Alvarez had no valid driver's license or insurance, and she was arrested for those offense in addition to using a cell phone in a construction zone. She was released on a $2,000 recognizance bond and her court date is scheduled for Nov. 14.

Driving While License Suspended, Following Too Closely  

Rogelio Parra-Lopez, 42, of the 200 block of Archer Ave. was observed by police following another vehicle at a close distance and he was stopped by police at West Park Ave. and Butterfield Rd. on Oct. 4 at 11:40 p.m. Parra-Lopez was arrestd for driving while his license was suspended and following too closely, and was released on a $1,500 personal recognizance bond. His court date is scheduled for Nov. 14. 

Driving While License Suspended, Loud Muffler Violation

Bennet G. Trent, 36, of the 2800 block of West Glen Flora Rd., Waukegan, was stopped by police on Milwaukee Ave. near Newberry Ave. for driving with an excessively loud muffler on Oct. 6 at 12:50 a.m. Police determined Trent was driving on a suspended license and he was arrested for that in addition to the loud muffle violation. Trent was released on a $1,500 personal recognizance bond and has a court date scheduled for Nov. 14. 

Illegal Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor, Unlawful Use of an ID Card

Haley May Reckling, 20, of the 100 block of Parker, Grayslake, was charged and arrested for underage drinking and using a fake identification card at Tommy's Pizza and Sports Bar, 137 Lake St. on Oct. 6 at 1:25 a.m. Reckling was released on a $120 cash bond and her court date is scheduled for Nov. 14. 

Battery, Obstructing a Peace Officer

Lauren V. Harris, 21, of the 700 block of North Ave., Lake Bluff, was charged and arrested for battery and obstructing a peace officer at Tommy's Pizza and Sports Bar, 137 Lake St. on Oct. 6 at 1:40 a.m. Harris interfered during the arrest of another person and committed battery against a police officer. She was released on a $1,500 personal recognizance bond and her court date is scheduled for Oct. 22. 

Driving Under the Influence over .08, Improper Lane Usage

Michael P. O'Meany 18, of the 600 block of Paddock Ln., Libertyville, was involved in a single-car traffic accident at St. Mary's and Oak Spring Roads on Oct. 6 at 2:45 a.m. Police came to the scene and observed O'Meany had gone off the road and hit a traffic control drvice, but was not injured. He failed sobriety tests and was arrestd for DUI over .08 and improper lane usage. O'Meany was released on a $1,000 personal recognizance bond and his court date is scheduled for Nov. 16. 

About this column: The Libertyville police blotter includes arrests and incidents reported by the Libertyville Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

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