Bank Accounts Raided in New Lenox: Police Blotter

See how much hard-earned cash was siphoned from two people's bank accounts.


Thief attempts to cash $2,500 in checks from closed account

Police say someone from the 100 block of W. Route 30 attempted to cash two checks valued at $2,500 from a closed bank account. A deceptive practices complaint was filed, and the matter is under investigation.

Redbox damaged; criminal damage to property complaint

Police are investigating a complaint that someone damaged the screen on a Redbox machine in the 400 block of Nelson Road. Damage is estimated at $400.

Ticketed for driving on suspended license

Colleen Dooley, 42, Morris, was stopped in her car by police at Route 30 and Nelson Road after a random registration check. She was ticketed for driving on a suspended license and for operating an uninsured vehicle. 


$600 stolen using debit card

Someone from the 1800 block of Alana Drive told police that $600 was siphoned from her checking account. An unauthorized debit card purchase was funneled through her account. Police are investigating the incident.


A whopping $5,000 stolen from bank account

Someone form the 600 block of Pine Street told police that $5,000 was stolen from his checking account. Police are investigating the matter as fraud. 

Wedding ring stolen from purse 

A woman from the 300 block of Alana Drive filed a theft complaint after discovering that her wedding ring had been lifted from her purse.  

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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.



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