Winthrop Harbor Police Department


April 16, 2012: Arrest Notices 4/10/12 - 4/14/12

Traffic Arrest(s):

On 04/10/2012, an Officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of 9th Street and Lewis Avenue for failure to yield. The driver, Percy Curtis, 42, of Park City was subsequently taken into custody after the officer confirmed his Illinois Driver's License was revoked. Curtis was issued citations for Failure to Yield and Driving While License Revoked. Curtis was later released by his signature pending a future court date.

On 04/14/2012, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 700 block of Sheridan Road for a registration violation. The driver, Keith T. Knight, 36, of Kenosha, Wisconsin was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed his Illinois Driver's License was Revoked. Knight was issued citations for Operation of Motor Vehicle While Registration Suspended and Driving While License Revoked (Felony Enhanced). Knight was later transported to the Lake County Jail pending a bond hearing.



On 04/10/2012, a Winthrop Harbor Police Officer was dispatched to the lobby related to a Fraud complaint. The complainant advised some unknown person(s) mailed a check to his residence in the amount of $1,000 USC and was instructed to send a portion of the currency to the suspect after the check was cashed. After further investigation the complainant learned the check was fraudulent.

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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