Sunday, April 14, 2013
The top headlines in New Lenox Patch this past week concerned a woman who ran over an Oak Lawn cop and the election of a new board of education in New Lenox School District 122.
New Lenox residents this past week were attracted to headlines about a woman fleeing an arrest for possession of cocaine and ran over a police officer in the process, as well as the election for the New Lenox School District 122 Board of Education. New Lenox Woman Fleeing Coke Arrest Runs Over Oak Lawn Cop Woman refused to unlock her doors, ran over cop and got away during drug arrest, police said. 2013 Election NLSD122: Martino, Smith, Adair, Starklauf and Miller Patrick Martino was the top vote-getter in the New Lenox School District 122 Board of Education race. Ten candidates were vying for five seats. Readers might like: Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Patch sites:
Monday, April 8, 2013
Woman refused to unlock her doors, ran over cop and got away during drug arrest, police said.
An arrest warrant was obtained for a former resident who eluded arrest during a pre-arranged cocaine sting, reports said. Oak Lawn police learned from a “confidential source” that Brittany Alyssa Rotto, 23, of the 700 block of Schoolgate Road, in New Lenox, had allegedly called to ask if he wanted to purchase two eight-balls of cocaine. Sign up for the Oak Lawn Patch newsletter, New Lenox Patch newsletter and Tinley Park Patch newsletter. Follow us on Oak Lawn Facebook, New Lenox and Tinley Park Facebook. Detectives arranged a sale between the confidential source and Rotto in the McDonald’s parking lot at 91st Street and Cicero Avenue. Police set up surveillance and at 9:40 p.m. March 17, Rotto’s gray Mazda entered the parking lot, …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A receptionist at a Frankfort dentist's office allegedly stole thousands from her boss.
A Lombard woman charged with ripping off thousands of dollars from a Frankfort dentist while working as his receptionist pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of theft and possession of a controlled substance. Dorothy Lynn Guerrero, 28, was ordered to take a drug test prior to her Wednesday morning arraignment. She apparently passed and was allowed to leave after pleading not guilty. Guerrero is free on $50,000 bond following her Dec. 11 arrest. Frankfort officers had taken her into custody on a warrant. Guerrero stole more than $10,000 and less than $100,000 from Dr. James Tharp throughout September and October, according to an indictment secured against her in December. A source said she pocketed $35,000 of the dentist's money by …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
New Lenox Police Department executed a search warrant at the home of Joshua A. Richly, a 21-year-old Crest Hill man who was charged with the manufacture/delivery of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.
After seizing guns, ecstasy and marijuana from a Crest Hill man's home in August 2011, New Lenox police have filed more drug-related charges against him. Joshua A. Richly, 21, of Crest Hill, was charged last week with the manufacture/delivery of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug equipment. New Lenox police seized about 2 pounds of marijuana, a powdery substance believed to be cocaine and some other hallucinogenic drugs July 16 from Richly's home after executing a search warrant, police said. According to police, investigators from the New Lenox Police Department were acting on a information received earlier in the month. Deputy Chief Bob Pawlisz said Richly's arrest was the result of an ongoing …
Friday, November 4, 2011
Two New Lenox men were recently booked into Will County Jail on separate incidents involving the possession of cocaine.
Two New Lenox men were booked into Will County Jail this week for separate incidents involving the delivery and possession of cocaine. Dennis P. Baldauf, 40, of 100 block of Williams Street in New Lenox, was booked into Will County Jail on Nov. 1 after his bail was revoked. Court records show that he was charged with delivering between 1 and 15 grams of cocaine on April 1, 2010, and pleaded guilty Dec. 13, 2010. In another incident, a New Lenox teen was booked into the county jail Nov. 1 on a warrant for his arrest. Stephen T. Windle, 17, of the 700 block of South Cedar Road in New Lenox, was arrested Oct. 25, 2011 by New Lenox police and charged with possession of less than 15 grams of cocaine, a class 4 felony. His bail was set at $1,000…
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
New Lenox police said Demetrius Brown, of Joliet, and Robert Grose, of Shorewood, had 35 grams of cocaine on them Friday night.
Two men who were in the Kmart parking lot early Friday morning were found with 35 grams of cocaine, New Lenox police said. Police spotted a suspicious car in the parking lot at 1:35 a.m. Friday, and upon investigating they found two men in the car, both of whom were charged with cocaine possession. Demetrius D. Brown, 36, of Joliet, and Robert Grose, 36, of Shorewood, were taken to Will County jail. Brown's bail was set at $40,000 and Grose's was set at $20,000. New Lenox Police Sgt. Hilary Davis said Brown had 34 grams of cocaine on him, while Grose had about 1 gram. Police blotter information is provided by law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons …