Winthrop Harbor Police Department

PRESS RELEASE


June 21, 2011: Arrest Notices 6/15/11 - 6/20/11

Traffic Arrest(s):

On 06/15/2011, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the within the 800 block of Sheridan Road for defective exhaust. The driver, Logan D. Matthews, 20, of Kenosha, Wisconsin was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed his Wisconsin Driver's License was suspended. Matthews was issued citations for Defective Exhaust and Driving While License Suspended. Matthews was later released by his signature pending a further branch court date.

On 06/17/2011, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 800 block of Sheridan Road for not having a front registration plate displayed on the motor vehicle. The driver, Shawnta T. Ellis, 30, of Kenosha, Wisconsin was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer verified his driver's license was suspended. A search of the motor vehicle was conducted by the Officer and a small amount of cannabis was located near the vicinity of the front passenger seat. Ellis was charged with Improper Display of Registration Plate, Operation of Motor Vehicle while Registration Suspended, Operation of an Uninsured Vehicle, Driving While License Suspended, and Unlawful Possession of Cannabis. Ellis was later released by his signature pending a future branch court date.

On 06/18/2011, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 1100 block of Sheridan Road for not wearing a seatbelt. The driver, Reynaldo DeJesus, 32, of Kenosha, Wisconsin was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer verified his driver's license was suspended. DeJesus was issued citations for Not Wearing a Seatbelt, Operation of an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, and Driving While License Suspended. DeJesus was released on scene by his signature pending a future branch court date.

On 06/18/2011, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 1000 block of Franklin Avenue for having an expired registration sticker. The driver, Aaron K. Nagirny, 33, of Winthrop Harbor was subsequently taken into custody after failing field sobriety tests. Nagirny was charged with Expired Registration, Failed to Yield to an Authorized Emergency Vehicle, and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Nagirny was later released by his signature pending a future court date.

Theft:

On 06/15/2011, an Officer was dispatched to the lobby at The Winthrop Harbor Police Department for a theft report. The complainant advised some unknown person(s) removed a ceramic frog on his porch without his consent. The complainant estimated the report of the theft at approximately $100 USD.

On 06/17/2011, Officers were dispatched within the 1400 block of Sheridan Road for a theft complaint. The complainant advised some unknown person(s) removed several game systems from her residence.

On 06/19/2011, an Officer was dispatched within the 900 block of Sheridan Road for a Theft complaint. The complainant advised a subject removed an unknown number of windshield washer fluid containers from the gas station without their consent. The complainant further described the suspect's vehicle as a gold Ford Crown Victoria. The Officer later located the suspect vehicle in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin and subsequently charged Justin C. Hilberg, 29, of Kenosha Wisconsin with Theft and Driving While License Revoked. Hilberg was released on scene by a notice to appear pending a future court date.

Criminal Damage to Property:

On 06/20/2011, an Officer was dispatched within the 1300 block of Sheridan Road for a Criminal Damage to Property Report. The complainant advised his motor vehicle was slightly damaged from an unknown object. The complainant further advised he was unsure when and where this reported incident occurred.

Burglary to Motor Vehicle:

On 06/19/2011, an Officer was dispatched within the 1000 block of Landon Avenue for a Burglary to Motor Vehicle report. The complainant advised some unknown person(s) entered his motor vehicle and removed approximately $45.00 USD.

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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