Winthrop Harbor Police Department

PRESS RELEASE


May 25, 2011: Arrest Notices 5/19/11 - 5/24/11

Traffic Arrests:

On 05/19/2011, an officer stopped a vehicle within the 800 block of Kenosha Road for speeding. The driver, Jennifer S. Schatz, 41, of Zion was subsequently taken into custody after failing field sobriety tests. Schatz was charged with Speeding, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol with a BAC over .08. Schatz was later released by her signature pending a future court date.

On 05/21/2011, an officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of 7th Street and Fulton Avenue for speeding. The driver, Walter D. Kreuser, 50, of Kenosha, Wisconsin was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer verified his driver's license was suspended. Kreuser was charged with Speeding, Expired Registration, Improper Display of Registration, and Driving While License Suspended. Kreuser was later by his signature pending a future branch court date.

On 05/23/2011, an officer stopped a vehicle within the 200 block of Sheridan Road for speeding. The driver, Gary F. Swartz, 58, of Kenosha, Wisconsin was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed he had a suspended driver's license. Swartz was charged with Speeding, Operation of an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, and Driving While License Suspended. Swartz was later released by his signature pending a future branch court date.

On 05/24/2011, an officer stopped a vehicle within the 100 block of Sheridan Road for a registration violation. The driver, Kenneth W. Vizenor, 40, of Kenosha, Wisconsin was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer verified his driver's license was revoked. A search of the motor vehicle was conducted by the Officer and a crack cocaine pipe was subsequently located in the vicinity of the driver's seat. Vizenor was charged with Operation of Motor Vehicle while Registration was Suspended, Operation of an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Driving While License Revoked. Vizenor was later released by his signature pending a future court date.

Warrant Arrest:

On 05/23/2011, Officers were dispatched within the 1700 block of 10th Street for a report of a domestic disturbance. The driver, James W. Selsor, 38 of Winthrop Harbor was subsequently taken into custody after the officer verified he had a warrant for his arrest. Selor was later transported to The Lake County Jail pending a bond hearing.

Burglary:

On 05/19/2011, Officers were dispatched within the 1200 block of Sheridan Road for a burglary report. Upon Officer's arrival; a landscaper type cement block was previously thrown threw the window to gain entry to the business. According to a surveillance video; the Officer observed two subjects had entered the business and were described as follows: 5'08 to 6'00 foot in height, slim builds, dark pants, gray hooded sweat shirts, jackets over the sweat shirts and masks. It was reported miscellaneous types of cellular telephones, IPODS, and a Play Station III game console was taken from the business.

Note: Any person charged with an offense has the right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty according to law. Persons named herein are merely alleged to have committed the offense(s) they are accused of.

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