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Abandoned Garage Set on Fire; Police Blotter

Weekend mischief leads to criminal damage in the community.

MONDAY, OCT. 8

Gasoline stolen out of car

Police say they were called to the 2900 block of Horizon Trail in response to a theft complaint. Someone at the home told them about $20 worth of gasoline was from his car. Police are investigating the matter.

Abandoned garage set ablaze

Police say they were called to assist the New Lenox Fire Protection District in the 1600 block of E. Route 30. According to the report, an abandoned garage was set on fire. The dollar amount of damage is yet unknown. The incident is under investigation.

Port-a-potties Tipped

Police were called to the 700 block of Joliet Highway after someone noticed that mischief-makers had tipped three portable bathrooms along the football field at Martino Junior High School. The roof on each was damaged. A criminal damage to property complaint was filed. The matter is under investigation.

The blotter information is provided by law enforcement agencies. 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.

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