Katie Young, 27, of the 600 block of Oxford, New Lenox, was charged with possessing a controlled substance and fraud, according to a New Lenox police report. Police were called at about 8:01 p.m. to Walgreens, located in the 400 block of Nelson. Young is accused of picking up a controlled substance using a fake prescription. She was taken to Will County jail.
DUI & Speeding Stop
Christopher Rayson, 29, of the 300 block of Sunset, New Lenox, was charged with driving under the influence, driving without insurance, speeding and failing to signal, according to a report. Police spotted a vehicle at about 1:08 a.m. in the 300 block of Sunset that was speeding. During a traffic stop, police determined that the driver, Rayson, was under the influence. He posted bond and was released.
TUESDAY, AUG. 20
About $2,000 worth of bad checks were passed at Walmart, located in the 500 block of East Route 30, according to a report. The fraud was reported at about 11:37 p.m. Walmart staff do not know who used the bogus checks.
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.