Police Blotter: Man Steals Welder, Winch

The Libertyville Police Department reports arrests from Dec. 3-8.

Libertyville Police Blotter. Photo credit: Patch.
Libertyville Police Blotter. Photo credit: Patch.
These incidents were among the official reports of the Libertyville Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that decision.

Felony Theft

Joseph R. Johnson, 31, of 3308 N. Overhill, Chicago, was charted with felony theft Dec. 4. Police said he took a welder and a winch from his employer, Aamco Transmissions, 1406 N. Milwaukee Ave. The items were valued at $1,250. He was also cited for unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing a peace officer. 

Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Paul M. Murphy, 24, of 641 Barron, Grayslake, was charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia Dec. 8 during a traffic stop. He was also cited for driving with only one headlight. He was released on a $120 personal recognizance bond pending a Jan. 15 court date.

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


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