Thursday, September 13, 2012
Charges in formal indictment against Joseph Mahoney and Josh Norris for Highland Park home invasion and other crimes total more than 100 possible years in jail.
Two Deerfield teenagers charged as adults with August burglaries in both Highland Park and Deerfield were indicted Wednesday on 10 separate counts each by the Lake County Grand Jury, according to Patricia Fix, the chief of the felony trial division in the Lake County State’s Attorney’s office. Joshua Norris and Joseph Mahoney, both 17, were charged with 10 separate offenses each, which total more than 100 years of possible jail time, according to Fix. They are both accused of the same offenses. Earlier: Deerfield Teens Charged in Highland Park Burglary The indictment includes home invasion with a weapon, residential burglary, conspiracy to commit a possible burglary, unlawful use of a stolen firearm, use of a firearm in the commission of a…
Friday, August 24, 2012
Josh Norris and Joseph Mahoney used a ruse to gain entry to a Deerfield home and take a gun the night before the Highland Park home invasion, according to police.
Police say that the Deerfield teens who were charged with breaking into a Highland Park home Aug. 2 stole the shotgun used during the break-in the night before from a Deerfield home, In the gun case, Josh Norris and Joseph Mahoney were both charged Aug. 3 with residential burglary, a Class 1 Felony, and misdemeanor theft by Deerfield Police for allegedly taking the gun Mahoney used when entering the Highland Park home in the 3000 block of Parkside. The information was released today by Deputy Deerfield Police Chief Rick Wilk.. Earlier: Deerfield Teens Charged in Highland Park Burglary The two 17-year-olds were charged as adults in both the Highland Park and Deerfield cases. According to Wilk, Norris and Mahoney went to a home in the 800 …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The emotions I have felt since hearing that two Deerfield teens were arrested for a Highland Park home invasion have ranged from fear and shock to anger and sadness.
A flood of emotions has overcome me in the last few days surrounding the arrest of two Deerfield teens for a Highland Park burglary. Operating under the assumption that the police arrested the right suspects, I also have a lot of questions; too many questions that I clearly do not and likely will not ever have the answers to. FEAR. When I first read about the burglary, then the gun, then the apprehension of suspects, I was scared. Scared for what had occurred. The intruders who were allegedly trying to escape genuinely upset at the entire situation. Earlier: Deerfield Teens Charged in Highland Park Burglary SHOCK. Then, finding out that the two Deerfield teens were arrested for the burglary and that police said they entered a Highland Park…
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Armed home invasion leads many readers to question their safety and wonder what their own kids are up to.
Days after Highland Park Police charged two Deerfield teens as adults for a home invasion, readers continue to flood Patch with comments. Earlier: Police Apprehend Suspected Burglar, Find Gun Deerfield residents Joseph J. Mahoney and Joshua S. Norris, both 17, were charged as adults for Thursday's burglary in the 3000 block of Parkside in Highland Park. They are charged with home invasion, residential burglary and possession of a stolen firearm, according to the Highland Park Police Department. They were transferred to the Lake County court building, where bond was set at $150,000 each. Both bonded out last Friday. Residents wonder about their kids The incident has left many residents in both Highland Park and Deerfield stunned, …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Nearly 100 people have commented on the Deerfield youths charged with Highland Park home invasion. Have you weighed in yet.
Friday, August 3, 2012
Two 17-year-olds have been charged as adults for breaking into a Highland Park home with a gun on Thursday.
Deerfield residents Joseph J. Mahoney and Joshua S. Norris, both 17, were charged as adults for Thursday's burglary in the 3000 block of Parkside in Highland Park. Earlier: Police Apprehend Suspected Burglar, Find Gun At 7:22 a.m. on Thursday, the Highland Park police received a call that a male wearing a dark hoodie and dark pants was spotted in a Highland Park home by the homeowners, with what appeared to be a rifle. He fled on foot, and was last seen heading north towards the park area. No one was injured. At 9:19 a.m., a Lake Forest officer assisting the Highland Park police located Mahoney in the area of Half-Day Road and Ridge Road, according to Highland Park Deputy Police Chief Dave Schwarz. Officers found a long gun lying along …
Friday, July 13, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Deerfield Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Ruse Burglary A pair of burglars used stealth to rob a house with the homeowner present July 5 in the 1100 block of Lake Cook Road, according to a news release from the Deerfield Police Department. According to the release, a white male approached the victim introducing himself as a fence repairman. He escorted the homeowner to the back yard while another suspect entered the building and removed cash and jewelry. The suspects fled in a white Ford F150, according to the release. The police are encouraging citizens to let them know if they are approached at home by a person claiming to be a repair serviceman. Underage Drinking Walter Todd, 19, of Northbrook was arrested July 4 for illegal consumption and possession of alcohol, according…
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Three homes hit in two suburbs last weekend.
A string of residential burglaries struck Highland Park and Deerfield last weekend marking an increase in burglaries along the North Shore. One attempted and one successful burglary were reported in Highland Park and another burglary was reported in Deerfield, according to the Highland Park and Deerfield police departments. "Throughout Northern Illinois there's been an increase in residential burglaries," said Highland Park Police Commander Jerry Cameron. He said the increase is "not uncommon" during the holiday season. Earlier: Highland Park Sees 'Uptick' in Car Burglaries One of the victims of the weekend burglary spree, a Deerfield resident who asked to remain anonymous when speaking to Patch, explained what happened last Saturday night…
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Curious about the number of crimes reported in your Patch town in 2010? We've got the FBI tally.
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Thursday, September 22, 2011
The FBI released its 2010 Uniform Crime Report Monday. The north and northwest suburbs served by the Patch sites in Cook and Lake counties are listed below in charts for violent crimes and property crimes. The data reflect communities that reported crime statistics for all 12 months of 2010. Due to a change in state reporting methods, Illinois statistics from 2010 cannot be compared to 2009 statistics, according to the FBI. Glenview, Niles, Wilmette and Glencoe were not included in the FBI's release of data. VIOLENT CRIME: PROPERTY CRIME: The FBI cautions against using this data to rank police departments and community crime rates. When the FBI determines an agency’s data collection methodology does not comply with national Uniform Crime…