Police Blotter: Minors Caught Drinking, Theft Reported and More

Western Springs police reports, Aug. 7-12

Minors Caught With Alcohol

Two 17-year-old males from Western Springs were arrested for consumption of alcohol by a minor at about 12:11 a.m. at 55th Street and Woodland Drive.


Two Incidents of Underage Drinking

In two separate incidents, police arrested minors for consumption of alcohol. In the first, at about 2 a.m., a 19-year-old man from Brookfield and a 20-year-old man from Brookfield were arrested and issued local ordinance citation at 55th Street and Wolf Road.

In the second incident, at about 11:30 p.m., two 18-year-old Western Springs residents and an 18-year-old man from Willowbrook, Ill. were arrested and issued local ordinance citations for underage drinking. Police discovered the three men hiding behind a tree at 53rd Street and Caroline Avenue.


Fence Damaged

Police received a report of a resident's damaged fence at about 12:10 a.m. The report stated the fence was damaged intentionally and the resulting damage was estimated at $40.


Minor Caught With Alcohol

An 18-year-old La Grange man was arrested and issued a local ordinance citation at about 1:47 a.m. at Burlington Avenue and Franklin Avenue.


Theft of Power Tools Reported

An unknown person stole numerous power tools from an unlocked and unmanned construction truck at 48th Street and Wolf Road, police learned at about 11:04 a.m. The loss of the tools was estimated at $11,540 and is believed of have occurred sometime on Aug. 7 between 10:45 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Police Blotter information is provided by . 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.

Julie Burke August 14, 2012 at 10:30 PM
I liked Darren but he had a lot of typos in his articles. Now we have Matthew and apparently nothing has changed. He can't even spell separate correctly. Don't you guys have Spellcheck?
Matthew Hendrickson August 14, 2012 at 11:23 PM
Thanks for the catch Julie. Ever think about blogging for us? You'd be great at writing about grammar and common mistakes that people make! You've got an eagle eye. I'll try and step up my game.
Jacob Metzger August 15, 2012 at 10:17 PM
Lol, what ? Is this town full of kids that love beer wine and vodkia ?


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