Winthrop Harbor Police Department

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Arrest Notices 5/13/13

Traffic Arrest(s):

On 05/02/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of 9th Street and Sheridan Road for a registration violation. The driver, Adam J. Henri, 27, of Zion was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed his Illinois Driver's License was revoked. Henri was issued citations for Expired Motor Vehicle Registration, Operation of an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, and Driving While License Revoked. Henri was later released by a notice to appear pending a future branch court date.

On 05/03/2013, an Officer was called to assist the Pleasant Prairie Police Department with a traffic stop within the 100 block of Sheridan Road. The driver, Matthew J. Cross, 24, of Winthrop Harbor was subsequently taken into custody after failing field sobriety tests. A search of the motor vehicle was conducted by the Officer which resulted in the seizure of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. Cross was issued citations for Unlawful Possession of Cannabis, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Cross was later released by a notice to appear pending a future court date.

On 05/03/2013, an Officer stopped vehicle within the 800 block of Sheridan Road for a seat belt violation. The driver, Enrique Basurto, 44, of Waukegan was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed he had a suspended Illinois Driver's License. Basurto was issued citations for Failure to Wear Seat Belt and Driving While License Suspended. Basurto was later released by a notice to appear pending a future branch court date.

On 05/04/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Lewis Avenue and Cornerstone Drive for a lane violation. The driver, Primica C. Hoy, 27, of Zion was subsequently taken into custody after failing field sobriety tests. A search of the motor vehicle was conducted by the Officer which resulted in the subsequent seizure of approximately 22 grams of cannabis. The front seat passenger, Bertram J. Johnson, 27, of Zion was subsequently taken into custody for the cannabis. Hoy was issued citations for Improper Lane Usage and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Johnson was issued a citation for Unlawful Possession of Cannabis. Hoy and Johnson were later released by a notice to appear pending future court dates.

On 05/11/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 800 block of Sheridan Road for Speeding. The driver, DeAundre Maynard, 18, of Beach Park was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed he did not have a valid Illinois Driver's License. Maynard was issued citations for Speeding and No Valid Driver's License. Maynard was later released by a notice to appear pending a future branch court date.

Warrant Arrest(s):

On 05/02/2013, an Officer made contact with a subject, Teresa D. Copeland, 46, of Winthrop Harbor within the 3000 block of 9th Street. After the Officer confirmed Copeland had an active in-state warrant for her arrest; she was transported to the Lake County Jail pending a bond hearing.

On 05/04/2013, an Officer stopped a vehicle within the 2500 block of 9th Street for an equipment violation. The driver, Juan M. Gonzalez, 38, of Zion was subsequently taken into custody after the Officer confirmed he had an active in-state warrant for his arrest. Gonzalez was later transported to the Lake County Jail pending a bond hearing.

 

 

Burglary to Motor Vehicle:

On 05/04/2013, an Officer was dispatched within the 1800 block of Russell Road regarding a burglary to Motor Vehicle. The complaint advised some unknown person(s) entered their locked Intruder Motor home sometime between 03/01/2013 through 03/03/2013. The complainant additionally reported two missing Vizio flat screen televisions. 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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