Nabbed for a Hit and Run Accident; Police Blotter

Incidents involving vehicles and more keep law enforcement busy.


Leaving the scene of an accident

Joshua Foster, 24, of the 1000 block of Shagbark Road, was ticketed for leaving the scene of an accident in the 800 block of Grand Mesa Avenue. A resident called saying an unknown motorist had just struck his parked vehicle and left the scene. According to the report, police followed a mark left in the road, which led to Foster. He was also ticketed for driving on a suspended license and driving without insurance. 


Random registration check results in ticket

Scott Ray, of the 400 block of Pine Street, was stopped by police in his vehicle at the intersection of Cedar and Michigan Roads. A random registration check revealed that he was driving on a suspended license and operating an uninsured vehicle. He was issued two tickets.


Car scratched in parking lot

A woman told police that her car was scratched while it was parked in the lot at Walmart in the 500 block of E. Route 30. A damage report was filed.


Called out on attempted cell phone theft

Security staff at Walmart, of the 500 block of E. Route 30, filed a complaint with police in reference to a cell phone theft. According to the report, a shoplifter left the store without paying for the merchandise. Police are investigating the incident.

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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.

about time October 29, 2012 at 02:18 AM
I have seen more issues with theft now that Walmart came to town.I guess the police will be on the toes instead of sitting in their cars parked behind Walmart and Goodwill talking.


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