Winthrop Harbor Police Department

PRESS RELEASE


August 15, 2012: Arrest Notices 8/8/12 - 8/13/12

Traffic Arrest(s):

On 08/08/2012 an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 1400 block of Sheridan Road for an equipment violation. The driver, Gaetano Serra, 32, of Winthrop Harbor was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer verified his Illinois Driver's License was suspended. Serra was issued citations for No Rear Taillights and Driving While License Suspended. Serra was later released by his signature pending a future court date.

On 08/12/2012, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 1400 block of Sheridan Road for Speeding and Lane Violations. The driver, Joelle M. Langston, 26, of Waukegan was subsequently taken into custody after failing field sobriety tests. Langston was issued citations for Speeding, Improper Lane Usage, Failure to Signal When Required, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol with a BAC over 0.08. Langston was later released by a personal recognizance Bond pending a future court date.

On 08/13/2012 an Officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Sheridan Road and Russell Road for Speeding. The driver, Michael T. Neal, 31, of Winthrop Harbor was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer verified his Illinois Driver's License was suspended. Neal was issued citations for Speeding and Driving While License Suspended. Neal was later released by his signature pending a future 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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