Police Blotter: $7K in Jewelry Stolen From Home

Also, a laptop was stolen from another New Lenox home. New Lenox police reports, July 19-22.


Outstanding Warrant

During a random car registration check along Route 6 and Gougar Road, police say they discovered that 31-year-old Jason Villegas, of Crest Hil, was wanted for an outstanding warrant issued by the Orland Park Police Department. After verifying that the registered owner was indeed driving the vehicle, he released into the custody of Orland Park police.


Suspended License

Royal McClinton, of Dolton, was charged with driving with a suspended license and for operating an uninsured vehicle. Police say he was stopped for disobeying a stop sign at Route 30 and Prairie Street. He was not ticketed for the stop sign violation; however tickets were issued for the license and insurance violations, and he was released. 


Laptop Stolen

Police say they were called to the 800 block of Laurel Bay, where a complaint of stolen laptop computer was filed. The value of the computer was not reported, but the police are investigating the incident.

Burglar Takes $7K of Jewelry

About $7,000 of jewelry was stolen from a home in the 100 block of Third Avenue. Police said someone broke a window in the back of the home. 

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