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$7K Insulin Pump Stolen and a Cocaine Charge at LTHS: Western Springs Police Blotter

Western Springs police reports: Oct. 15-22.

FRIDAY, OCT. 19

Weed at Athletic Event

A 13-year-old Hodgkins boy was issued a local ordinance citation for possession of cannabis after police said they found him at 8:48 p.m. with the drug during an outdoor athletic event at Lyons Township High School's South Campus. 

THURSDAY, OCT. 18

Suspended License Driver

Lashon Y. Balogun, 42, of the 1800 block of S. Ridgeway Ave., Chicago, was stopped at the corner of Ogden and Gilbert avenues for driving with a suspended registration and was charged with driving with a suspended license and no insurance, police said.

Insulin Pump Stolen, Found, Destroyed

An insulin pump was reported stolen from an unattended backpack at Lyons Township High School's South Campus sometime between 4:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. on Monday. The pump was later located by school security, and destroyed. The pump was valued at $7,000.

Suspected Cocaine at LTHS

A 14-year-old Brookfield boy was arrested at 1:20 p.m. after being found in possession of suspected cocaine at Lyons Township High School's South Campus, police said.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17

Ridge Acres Pot

A 15-year-old La Grange boy was issued a local ordinance citation for possession of cannabis and a 15-year-old La Grange girl was issued a local ordinance citation for possession of drug paraphernalia after being approached by an officer in Ridge Acres Park, police said.

MONDAY, OCT. 15

Disorderly Kid in Garden Market

A 15-year-old La Grange Park boy was arrested at 3:24 p.m. after police responded to reports of a "verbal altercation/disturbance" in the Garden Market shopping center.

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