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Identity Theft: Credit Card Arrives From Georgia

The following arrest information was supplied by the Deerfield Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Identity Theft 

Telephone calls from Target’s fraud department and the arrival of a surprise Target credit card from Georgia led to the discovery of the theft of a Deerfield person’s identity, according to Deerfield Police reports. The victim received a call from Target Nov. 27 saying a person applied for a line of credit in Georgia using the person’s information and the same thing happened Dec. 5 from Best Buy in an unidentified location. The same day, a Target credit card arrived in the mail. They victim never applied for one. 

Failure to Appear Warrant 

Amy Berry, 27, of Deerfield was arrested Dec. 2 on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court, according to Deerfield Police reports. Deerfield Police went to Berry’s home on a warrant check, found her there and took her into custody because of the outstanding warrant. She was transported to Lake County Jail. 

Driver’s License Infractions and More 

Christopher Bell, 50, of Goodyear, AZ, was arrested Dec. 2 for driving while his license was suspended and an expired registration, according to Deerfield Police reports. Police stopped Bell in the vicinity of Waukegan and Lake Cook Roads on suspicion of an expired registration and discovered his license was suspended. He was released on bond and will appear in Lake County Court at 3 p.m. Jan. 7 in Park City. 

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