Winthrop Harbor Police Department

PRESS RELEASE


October 9, 2012: Arrest Notices 9/15/12 - 10/9/12

Traffic Arrest(s):

On 10/06/2012, an Officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of 13th Street and Sheridan Road for an equipment violation. The driver, Edvin G. Hernandez, 27, of Kenosha, Wisconsin was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer verified his Illinois Driver's License was suspended. Hernandez was issued citations for No Rear Registration Light and Driving While License Suspended. Hernandez was later released by his signature pending a future branch court date.

Burglary to Motor Vehicle:
On 10/09/2012, an Officer was dispatched within the 900 block of Washington Avenue for a burglary to motor vehicle report. The complainant advised some unknown person(s) entered her motor vehicle without her consent and took orange leather Fossil purse worth approximately $200.00 dollars. This incident is pending further investigation.

Alcohol Compliance Checks:

On 09/15/2012, the Winthrop Harbor Police Department subsequently conducted alcohol compliance checks at the below listed business establishments, utilizing a 20 year old Community Service Officer. All of the below listed businesses passed and checked identification as required on the underage subject:
Stone Creek Bar and Grill, 206 Sheridan Road , VFW, 1112 Sheridan Road, Harbor Food and Liquors, 644 Sheridan Road, Cheese Shack, 545 Sheridan Road, Time Out Sports Bar, 1706 7th Street, Light House Pub, 935 Sheridan Road, , G and G Pantry, 1016 Sheridan Road, and United Liquors, 1243 Sheridan Road.

The following businesses failed the alcohol compliance checks, sold alcohol to the underage subject, and were cited into branch court: Clark Gas Station, 847 Sheridan Road,, Marathon Gas Station, 901 Sheridan Road, and Tipsy Monkey, 1016 Sheridan Road.

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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