Winthrop Harbor Police Department

PRESS RELEASE


Arrest Notices 3/27/13

Traffic Arrest(s):

On 03/15/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of 12th Street and Adams Avenue for a passenger seat belt and equipment violations. The driver, Angel Ruelas-Quinonez, 43, of Waukegan was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed his Illinois Driver's License was revoked. Ruelas-Quinonez was issued citations for Illegal Transportation of Alcohol, Operation of an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, and Driving While License Revoked. Ruelas-Quinonez was later released by a notice to appear pending a future branch court date.

On 03/16/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 1000 block of Sheridan Road for an equipment violation. The driver, Thomas E. Skonecki, 55, of Winthrop Harbor was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed his Illinois Driver's License was revoked. Skonecki was issued a citation for Driving While License Revoked. Skonecki was later released by a notice to appear pending a future branch court date.

On 03/17/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of 9th Street and Kenosha Road for a stop sign violation. The driver, Candido O. Sanchez, 27, of Waukegan was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed he had a suspended Illinois Driver's License. Sanchez was issued citations for Disobeyed a Stop Sign, Failure to Wear Seatbelt, and Driving While License Suspended. Sanchez was released on scene by a notice to appear pending a future branch court date.

On 03/17/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 1100 block of Lewis Avenue for an equipment violation. The driver, Joseph J. Yehudah, 23, of Chicago was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed his Illinois Driver's License was revoked. The Officer was additionally advised from the Lake County Sheriff's Office Yehudah had an active warrant for his arrest. Yehudah was issued citations for Improper Lighting and Driving While License Revoked. Yehudah was later transported to the Lake County Jail pending a bond hearing.

Warrant Service:

On 03/21/2013, Officers were dispatched within the 800 block of South Park Avenue for an animal complaint. Officers made contact with a subject, Stacy A. Selenak, 45, of Winthrop Harbor who was subsequently taken into custody for having an outstanding warrant for his arrest from the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Selenak was later transported to the Lake County Jail pending a bond hearing.

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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