Retail Theft, DUI Charge: Blotter

New Lenox police reports, April 22-23.


Retail Theft

Sheila Townsend, 36, of the 400 block of North Center Street, Joliet, was charged with retail theft, according to a report. She is accused of taking $35 wroth of merchandise at about 10:07 p.m. from Wal-Mart, 500 Block of East Route 30.


DUI Charge For Joliet Driver

Jennifer Thompson, 29, of the 700 block of Madison Street, Joliet, was charged with driving under the influence, driving without insurance and speeding, according to a report. She was stopped at about 2:33 a.m. near the intersection of Route 30 and Vine Street for speeding. During the stop, police noticed signs the driver was under the influence of alcohol. Thompson posted bond and was released.

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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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