Thieves Target a Purse, Construction Site and Store: Police Blotter
Thieves keep New Lenox police busy at the tail-end of January.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30
Thieves steal copper pipe from construction site
Police say someone complained that copper pipe had been stolen from a house under construction in the 1800 block of Banks Street. The copper's value was not noted in the report.
Video game stolen
Police are investigating the reported theft of a video game from Target in the 2300 block of E. Route 30.
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Arrested on a Warrant
Jacob Fanning, 21, of the 2700 block of Meadow Patch, was stopped while walking in the area of 4th Avenue and Cedar Road. Police reportedly knew of Fanning's outstanding warrant for failure to appear in Will County court. He was taking to the Will County jail.
MONDAY, JAN. 28
Credit cards pilfered from purse
Police say a woman complained that credit cards were stolen from her purse while she was shopping in the 2300 block of E. Route 30.
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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.