Wednesday, February 23, 2011
The following incidents were reported between Feb. 11 and Feb. 16.
Fake ID: On Feb. 11 police were patrolling the Deerbook Mall when they spotted a male exiting Jewel carrying a bottle of Captain Morgan Rum. Authorities say he appeared underage. Authorities say he got into a car with a group of people and started driving away when officers decided to do an investigative stop. After questioning and a search, officers charged 19-year-old Nathan Scheck with possession of alcohol by a minor and possession of a fictitious ID. His court date has been set for March 17. Property Damage: Officers were called to Best Buy on Feb. 15 in response to a criminal damage to property report. An employee told police the day before 20-year-old Molly Ball had tried to make a return several times that was declined. The …
Friday, February 18, 2011
The following incidents were reported by the Deerfield Police Department between Feb. 5 and 10.
Drug Bust: On Feb. 5 officers noticed a man walking across Waukegan Road towards Deerbrook Mall. The Des Plaines resident identified himself as Michael Keane and said he was headed to Jewel for a beverage. After running his name through the Secretary of State’s database police discovered Keane had an extensive criminal history. Officers asked if they could search him and the 28-year old agreed. Authorities found a hypodermic needle in his pocket as well as a silver spoon with a white residue. Keane was charged for both. Police were tipped off on Feb. 7 about a suspicious vehicle with occupants possibly smoking marijuana inside. When officers responded to Montgomery Road and Elizabeth Court they found a Mercedes-Benz with two minors inside…
Monday, February 14, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Monday Feb. 14.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Man Threatens Business Partner With Gun During Dispute Skokie Keeps Meter Running on Blizzard Costs Glencoe Blotter: 8 Teens Cited for Underage Drinking Wilmette Meets Love Part 1: "I Dated Hugh Hefner" VIDEO: Get ‘Em While They’re Heart!
Friday, December 17, 2010
State survey reveals less alcohol consumption for some local teenagers but a spike in marijuana.
Parents don't be fooled, numbers out from the Lake County Health Department show local teenagers are consuming alcohol and doing drugs, even in 6th grade. The 2010 Illinois Youth Survey just released gives communities an inside look at exactly how Lake County is fairing when it comes to drug and alcohol use among teens. The Illinois Department of Human Services conducted the report by asking almost 20,000 middle and high school students across the state about things like bullying, violence and illegal substance abuse. According to the Lake County Health Department, local high school sophomores reported a decrease in alcohol consumption. Rates currently stand at 28 percent, down from 31 percent recorded for the same time period in …