Winthrop Harbor Police Department

PRESS RELEASE


February 27, 2012: Arrest Notices 2/16/12 - 2/22/12

Traffic Arrest(s):

On 02/16/2012, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 1400 block of Sheridan Road after recognizing the driver from previous contacts. The driver, Michael O. Anderson, 26, of Maywood was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed he didn't have a valid driver's license and an active in-state warrant for his arrest. Anderson was issued a citation for No Valid Driver's License and released by the traffic charges on a Notice to Appear pending a future court date. Anderson was later transported to The Lake County Jail pending a bond hearing relating to the in-state warrant.

On 02/17/2012, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 400 block of Sheridan Road for Speeding. The driver, Robert Moore, 26, of Racine, Wisconsin was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed his driver's license was suspended. Moore was issued citations for Speeding and Driving While License Suspended. Moore was later released by his signature pending a further branch court date.

On 02/18/2012, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 900 block of Sheridan Road for a seat belt violation. The driver, Rodrigo Monroy-Nieto, 36, of Kenosha, Wisconsin was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer verified his driver's license was suspended. Monroy-Nieto was issued citations for Failure to Wear Seatbelt, Operation of an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, and Driving While License Suspended. Monroy-Nieto was later released by his signature pending a future branch court date.

On 02/19/2012, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 400 block of Lewis Avenue for stopping at an intersection. The driver, Jamin A. Hoskins, 26, of Zion was subsequently after a search was conducted inside of his motor vehicle which resulted in the subsequent seizure of a .40 Caliber Glock Pistol. An additional search of Hoskins' person later resulted in the seizure of a small plastic bag containing Cannabis. This case was later reviewed by the Lake County States Attorney's Office. Hoskins was charged with Blocking Intersection, Unlawful Possession of Cannabis, and Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon (Class 4 Felony). Hoskins was later transported to the Lake County Jail pending a bond hearing.

On 02/21/2012, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 1200 block of Sheridan Road for a child safety seat violation. The driver, Moses D. Morin, 33, of Zion was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer verified his driver's license was revoked. Morin was issued citations for Child not Property Secured in Child Restraint Seat, and Driving While License Revoked. Morin was later released by his signature pending a future branch court date.

On 02/22/2012, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 1200 block of Sheridan Road for littering on the roadway. The driver, Daniel H. Walldan, 22, of Winthrop Harbor was subsequently taken into custody after failing field sobriety tests. Walldan was issued citations for Littering on Roadway, No Front Registration Plate, Operation of an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol with a BAC over 0.08. Walldann was later released by an Individual Bond pending a future branch court date.

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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