Winthrop Harbor Police Department

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Arrest Notices 1/22/13

Traffic Arrest(s):

On 01/10/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 1200 block of Sheridan Road for Speeding. The driver, Lyle W. Petrusak, 26, of Zion was subsequently taken custody after the Officer confirmed he had a revoked Illinois Driver's License. Petrusak was issued citations for Speeding and Driving While License Revoked. Petrusak was later released by a notice to appear pending a future branch court date.

On 01/11/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 900 block of Sheridan Road for not having a front registration plate displayed on the motor vehicle. The driver, Tonya L. Grasty, 23, of Waukegan was subsequently taken into custody the Officer confirmed her Illinois Driver's License had been suspended. Grasty was issued a verbal warning for a registration violation. Grasty was issued citations for Operation of an Uninsured Motor Vehicle and Driving While License Suspended. Grasty was later released by a Notice to Appear pending a future branch court date.

On 01/11/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 100 block of Lewis Avenue after learning the Wisconsin Registration had been suspended. The driver, Jermaine O. Koschalk, 28, of Park City was subsequently taken into custody the Officer confirmed his Illinois Driver's License had been suspended. Koschalk was issued citations for No Valid Motor Vehicle Registration, Operation of an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, and Driving While License Suspended. Koschalk was released on scene by a Notice to Appear pending a future branch court date.

 

On 01/11/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 100 block of Lewis Avenue for an equipment violation. The driver, Christopher S. Pritchett, 24, of Waukegan was subsequently taken into custody after learning his driver's license had been suspended. Pritchett was issued citations for Driving While License Suspended. Pritchett was released on scene by a notice to appear pending a future court date.

On 01/14/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 300 block of Sheridan Road for speeding. The driver, John E. Shull, 50, of Kenosha, Wisconsin was subsequently taken into custody after failing field sobriety tests. Shull was issued citations for Speeding and Aggravated Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Shull was later transported to the Lake County Jail pending a bond hearing.

Criminal Damage to Property:

On 01/08/2013, an Officer was dispatched to North Prairie Middle School, 500 North Avenue, related to a Criminal Damage to Property Report. The complainant advised some unknown(s) person threw a rock to the northwestern entry door which caused the glass to the door to shatter. This incident is pending further investigation.

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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