Police Blotter: 3 Cars Burglarized in Same Street
New Lenox police reports, April 16-20.
THURSDAY, APRIL 19
Daniel Wilson, 28, of the 100 block of Pottawatomie Lane in New Lenox, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Police were called to the McDonald's in Route 30 in response to Wilson's driving. He was given a ticket and released.
A resident told police someone used her personal information to file a false tax return.
TUESDAY, APRIL 17
The car burglaries were reported early Tuesday morning, all in the 200 block of Linden Oaks Drive. The first caller said she heard glass breaking at about 4:45 a.m., and when she looked outside the window she saw an unknown person walking away with her purse.
Two more cars on that block had their windows broken. A work bag was stolen from one car and a purse was taken from another.
Someone stole a video game console and two purses from a home in the 400 block of Livingston Drive.
Gabriel Alavarez, 49, of Joliet, was ticketed for driving with a suspended license, expired registration and no insurance.
Police blotter information is provided by the New Lenox Police Department. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome. If you have information about an unsolved crime, call the Investigations Unit at 815-462-6100.