Tuesday, April 16, 2013
One person is in custody after a raid at a home on Park Drive, said New Lenox Deputy Chief Bob Pawlisz. New Lenox police asked Will County Sheriff's deputies to assist in executing a search warrant connected with their case.
One person is in custody after police raided a marijuana growing operation Tuesday in Joliet. The arrest is connected to a case out of New Lenox. Authorities have not released the identity of the person in custody but charges are pending. At the request of New Lenox police, the Will County Sheriff's Office assisted in executing a search warrant Tuesday morning at a house in the 500 block of Park Drive in Joliet. Police were still at the house as of 2:30 p.m., said New Lenox Deputy Police Chief Bob Pawlisz. The warrant and investigation were based on information provided by a confidential source. Pawlisz declined to say whether the raid was connected to any previous arrests in New Lenox. The investigation remains ongoing. Joliet Police …
Monday, April 15, 2013
New Lenox police reports, April 9-10.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 A car was reported stolen at about 1:48 p.m. from the 1900 block of Silver Cross Boulevard, according to a report. The car was stolen out of a parking lot. The theft remains under investigation. Leon E. Scruggs, 50, no address given, was charged with criminal trespass to real property, according to a report. Officers were called at about 8:48 a.m. to the 1000 block of West Maple Road. A man was found in the garage, looking through the items. Scruggs was arrested without incident and released after posting bond. TUESDAY, APRIL 9 Daniell M. Newbauer, 24, of the 18700 block of South Majorie Parkway in Mokena, was charged with retail theft, according to a report. An officer was called at about 6:44 a.m. to Wal-Mart, 501 E. …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Steven J. Neiheisel, 32, of New Lenox, is charged with aggravated assault, according to police.
A 32-year-old New Lenox man is accused of threatening someone with a weapon, according to a report. Steven J. Neiheisel, of the 1700 block of Nelson Road, was charged with aggravated assault on April 10, according to a New Lenox police report. Police were called at about 4:47 p.m. to the 1700 block of Nelson Road. The alleged victim was threatened with a weapon in front of numerous witnesses, according to the report. Neiheisel was arrested without incident and taking to Will County jail. Neiheisel also was arrested March 1 by New Lenox Police, according to Will County records. He was booked into Will County Jail pending formal charges for possession of a controlled substance. He was released on March 9. Two ways to stay connected: Police …
Friday, April 5, 2013
New Lenox police reports, March 30-31.
SUNDAY, MARCH 31 Lawrence P. Spaulding, 35, of the 2400 block of Cattleman Drive in New Lenox, was charged with driving under the influence, disobeying a stop sign and failing to signal, according to a report. Police reportedly saw Spaulding commit several moving violations at about 1:12 a.m. in the 100 block of Veterans Parkway and, later, determined he was under the influence. Spaulding was released after posting bond. Readers might like: Someone took several items from an unlocked vehicle in a driveway in the 2000 block of Arthurs Pass, according to a report. The burglary was reported at about 9:50 p.m. and remains under investigation. SATURDAY, MARCH 30 Someone took several items from an unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway in the …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
New Lenox police reports, March 28-30.
SATURDAY, MARCH 30 Scott E. Melsome, 31, of the 1100 block of North Cedar Road in New Lenox, was charged with driving under the influence, speeding and failing to signal when required, according to a report. He was stopped for several moving violations at about 1:52 a.m. near the intersection of Maple Street and Vine Street. Police said he was driving under the influence. Melsome was released after posting bond. Readers might like: FRIDAY, MARCH 29 Scott R. DeGroate, 45, of the 2500 block of Cass Street in Joliet, was charged with battery, according to a report. He is accused of following a woman into the AMC Theaters after a traffic incident and slapping her across the face, breaking her glasses. He was released after posting bond. …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
New Lenox police reports, March 25-27.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27 Ashlee N. Knowles, 28, of the 700 block of Brockwood in New Lenox, was charged with driving under the influence, failing to signal and other moving violations, according to a report. She was arrested around 1:13 a.m. near the intersection of Cedar Road and Second Street. Police allege she was under the influence when they made contact with her. Knowles was released after posting bond. Readers might like: TUESDAY, MARCH 26 Anthony M. Lesniewicz, 21, of the 1000 bloc of Parkwood Drive in Joliet, was charge with possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana, possession of drug equipments and driving without headlights, according to a report. He was stopped at about 10:25 p.m. near the intersection of Cedar Road and …
Friday, March 29, 2013
Richard Scott Miller, 44, is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, police said.
A 44-year-old Matteson man has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, New Lenox police said Friday. Richard Scott Miller faces a single felony charge, authorities said. He was arrested late Thursday night Little information is being released about the incident in order to protect the victim's identity, New Lenox police said. Police received a report of abuse on Thursday. An investigation into the incident led to Miller's arrest. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Monday, March 25, 2013
New Lenox police reports, March 20-22.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22 Daniel S. Ford, 22, of the 100 block of Illinois Street in Joliet, was charged with possession of marijuana, driving with a suspended license, driving without insurance, driving with one headlight and obstructing justice. He also was arrested on an in-state warrant. Ford was stopped at about 2:59 a.m. near the intersection of Maple Road and Silver Cross Boulevard for having only one working headlight. He allegedly gave police a fake name before he was arrested. Readers might like: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 A burglar took a box of cell phones from a store in the 400 block of Nelson Road. The burglary was reported at 10:25 a.m. The investigation remains under review. Two ways to stay connected: Police blotter information is …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
New Lenox police reports, March 13-17.
SUNDAY, MARCH 17 Someone took copper piping from a home under construction. Officers were called at about 4:32 p.m. to a house in the 1200 block of Hickory Creek Drive. The incident remains under investigation. Readers might like: SATURDAY, MARCH 16 Joseph S. Marshall, 34, of the 14600 block of South Greenwood in Dolton, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, possession of marijuana and also was cited for a moving violation, according to a report. Marshall was stopped at about 4:38 a.m. on Nelson Road near Route 30. Police determined he was under the influence and, after a search of his vehicle, found marijuana. He was released after posting bond. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 David A. Beamish, 49, of the 1800 block of Pennington …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Christian Velazquez, 17, faces aggravated arson, residential burglary and criminal damage to property charges.
A Will County judge has set bail at $1 million for a New Lenox teen accused of setting fire to a car and deck. Christian Velazquez, 17, of the 700 block of Lake Road, is charged with aggravated arson, residential burglary and criminal damage to property, Sun-Times Media reports. If convicted, Velazquez faces six to 30 years in prison. Velazquez set a deck on fire, burned a car and is responsible for multiple acts of burglary and vandalism, New Lenox police said. He appeared in a Will County bond court on Monday. Follow New Lenox Police on Patch.