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Police Blotter: Underage Drinking; Fleeing Police

The Libertyville Police Department reports arrests and crimes.

These incidents were among the official reports of the . Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that decision.

Alcohol

Three teenagers were charged with unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor after police found them hiding in a vacant building at 154 School St. Mackenzie R. Thurman, 19, of 117 N. First St., Libertyville, was charged with criminal trespass to land, unlawful possession of alcohol by a minor, unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor and unlawful possession of fraudulent identification. Both Emily C. Miller, 19, of 121 Homewood Ave., Libertyville, and Jake A. Duguid, 18, of 1025 Shari Lane, Libertyville, were charged with unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor and unlawful possession of fraudulent identification. All three were released on $1,500 personal recognizance bond pending a June 25 court date.

Two teenagers were charged with unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor after police were alerted to underage individuals in the Libertyville Days beer tent. Arrested were Jack P. Rieke, 18, of 1820 Lockwood, Green Oaks; and Ryan E. May, 19, of 1440 Tudor, Mundelein. Both were released on $120 cash bond pending a July 25 court date.

Ryan T. Schmitke, 25, of 424 Lexington Lane, Grayslake, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol June 16 on the 800 block of North Milwaukee Avenue. He also was cited with DUI with a blood-alcohol content greater than .08, and improper lane use. He was released on a $1,000 personal recognizance bond pending a July 20 court date.

Fleeing and Attempting to Elude a Police Officer

Tanner P. Cox, 18, of 30209 Oak Grove Ave., Libertyville, was charged with fleeing and attempting to elude a police officer June 16. Police said when they tried to stop Cox, he accelerated, passed vehicles and disobeyed stop signs. He eventually was stopped at Cook Avenue and West Street at 2:25 a.m. Cox was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI with a blood-alcohol content greater than .08, illegal possession of drug paraphernalia, disregarding a traffic-control device and improper lane use. The passenger, Bryan J. Bonamarte, 19, of 842 W. Ancona, Chicago, was charged with unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia. Bonamarte was released on a $120 personal recognizance bond pending a July 18 court date. Cox was released on a $1,000 personal recognizance bond and his driver’s license pending a July 6 court date.

Traffic

Hugo Garcia-Diaz, 30, of 5421 W. Wrightwood, Chicago, was charged with not having a valid driver’s license June 13 near Park Avenue and Butterfield Road. He also was cited with improper lane use. He was released on a $1,500 personal recognizance bond pending a July 11 court date.

Criminal Damage to Municipal Property

Red spray paint was used to paint graffiti on the southbound lane of Garfield Road. Two patterns were drawn on the road roughly 50 feet south of Golf Road.

Theft

Bradley P. Rosentrater, 33, of 509 Rae Ave., Lake Villa, was charged June 17 with theft under $500 and attempted unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Police said they responded to a complaint made at Condell Medical Center that Rosentrater was suspected of stealing a vial of synthetic morphine derivative from a tray in the emergency room. Security personnel followed Rosentrater to a vacant lot near Fairview Avenue and Condell Drive. A plastic tube that was connected to the stolen vial was found nearby, police said, and the vial was valued at $106. Rosentrater was released on a $1,500 personal recognizance bond pending a July 10 court date.

Attempted Unlawful Acquisition of a Controlled Substance

Amanda Petersen, 24, of 947 Canterbury, Crystal Lake, was charged with attempted unlawful acquisition of a controlled substance June 14 at Walgreens, 1770 N. Milwaukee Ave. Police said she fraudulently called in a prescription for a pain killer. She was released on a personal recognizance bond pending a July 9 court date.

For questions or concerns about this report, email Libertyville Patch Editor Korrina Grom at korrina.grom@patch.com.

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