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Sunday, December 2, 2012
Monday, September 17, 2012
Watching your money closely doesn't mean to tighten your belt.
So far in September, New Lenox police have been called twice by businesses that unwittingly took in counterfeit bills. On Sept. 8 employees at the Barber's Chair on Route 30 near Vine Street took in a $10 counterfeit bill, and Walmart lost $100 to a phony money scam on Sept. 1. Deputy Chief Robert Pawlisz said counterfeit bill passing is a sporadic problem in New Lenox, and the amount of loss varies. Most retail stores have detector pens at the cash register, and the clerks are trained to carefully eye ball $100 and $50 bills. The problem is that counterfeits more often than not come in the form of $10 and $20 bills, he said. The counterfeiters know how to take advantage of a situation. They wait for a busy evening or Saturday to pay …
Saturday, September 1, 2012
A counterfeit $100 bill was passed at Walmart.
THURSDAY, AUG. 30 Online fraudulent transaction Police say someone from the 900 block of Knollside Road complained that an unauthorized online purchase was made using a debit card account. The matter is under investigation. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29 Driving on a suspended license Ryan Nabor, 26, of Channahon, was cited for driving on a suspended license. According to the report, police noticed that the vehicle he was driving had been involved in a minor accident in the area of Cedar and Laraway Roads. Upon investigation, his license came back as suspended. Battery complaint filed An employee of Prime Time Sports Restaurant and Bar in the 2300 block of Joliet Highway notified police that he had been battered by another of the restaurant's …