Winthrop Harbor Police Department

PRESS RELEASE


August 30, 2011: Arrest Notices 8/28/11

Traffic Arrest(s):

On 08/28/2011, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 700 block of Sheridan Road for a seat belt violation. The driver, Jason D. Shepard, 21, of Zion was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer verified his Illinois Driver's License was revoked. Shepard was issued citations for Operation of an Uninsured Motor Vehicle and Driving While License Revoked. Shepard was later released by a Notice to appear pending a future branch court date.

On 08/28/2011, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 1100 block of Sheridan Road for not having a front registration plate displayed on the motor vehicle. The driver, Joshua D. Jefferson, 27, of Winthrop Harbor was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer verified his Illinois Driver's License was Suspended. Jefferson was issued a citation for Driving While License Suspended. Jefferson was later released by a Notice to appear pending a future branch court date.

Criminal Damage to Property:

On 08/28/2011, an Officer was dispatched within the 2700 block of 10th Street regarding a criminal damage to property report. The complainant advised some unknown person(s) shattered the back window of a Toyota Corolla by what was believed to be a BB gun. No additional damage was observed by the Officer.

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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