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New Lenox, Will County police blotter

NEW LENOX

RETAIL THEFT: Tiffany Irons, 24, 3736 Union Ave., Steger, was charged with retail theft after she stole items Dec. 24 from Target in the 2300 block of East U.S. 30, police said.

RETAIL THEFT: Laconda Downs, 19, 311 Indianwood Blvd., Park Forest, was charged with retail theft after stealing merchandise Dec. 24 from Wal-Mart in the 500 block of East U.S. 30, police said.

SUSPENDED LICENSE: William Albano, 19, 637 Lilas Court, New Lenox, was charged with driving on a suspended license, illegal transportation of alcohol and littering after a stop Dec. 25 at Joliet Highway and Lake Street, police said.

RETAIL THEFT: Angelina Gallegos, 41, of Joliet, was charged with retail theft after she stole goods Dec. 26 from Wal-Mart in the 500 block of East U.S. 30, police said.

EMPLOYEE THEFT: David Aguirre, 24, of Godley, Ill., was charged with retail theft after he rang up gift cards and used them personally Dec. 26 while working for Wal-Mart in the 500 block of East U.S. 30, police said.

DOOR DAMAGED: The rear door of Mo’s Chinese Kitchen was dented Dec. 27 in the 2400 block of East U.S. 30.

DUI CHARGE: Sharcole Kelly, 23, of Joliet, was charged with drunken driving, improper lane use and making an improper turn after a Dec. 28 stop at Cedar Road and Joliet Highway, police said.

BATTERY: James Nye, 35, 1009 Shagbark Court, New Lenox, was charged with battery after he struck a woman who refused to serve him any more alcoholic drinks Dec. 28 at Laraway Lanes in the 1000 block of West Laraway Road, police said.

DUI CASE: Christopher Roche, 28, 3109 W. 102nd St., Evergreen Park, was charged with drunken driving, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle and no insurance after he was stopped Dec. 29 at Interstate 80 and U.S. 30, police said.

DRUG CHARGES: Gilbert Myers, 38, 1212 E. Illinois Highway, New Lenox, was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell it and possession of marijuana after a Dec. 31 search of his residence, police said.

THEFT: Kaely Melsome, 28, 1152 N. Cedar Road, New Lenox, was charged with theft and possession of a controlled substance after she stole money Jan. 1 from the coats of fellow employees at International House of Pancakes in the 400 block of East U.S. 30, police said. They said that during her arrest, police found that she possessed a drug for which she did not have a prescription.

HOME BURGLARY: Cash was taken Jan. 3 from a residence in the 1000 block of Kris Drive.

WILL COUNTY

SUSPENDED LICENSE: Andreus Cunningham, 27, 18961 Anthony Ave., Country Club Hills, was charged with driving on a suspended license and no insurance after a stop Dec. 17 at St. Francis Road and White Fence Court in Frankfort Township.

NO LICENSE: Francisco Zepeda-Morales, 32, of Joliet, was charged with driving without a valid license and speeding after a Dec. 18 stop at Delaney Road and Rydal Street in New Lenox Township.

DRUG, GUN CHARGES: Seaf Zayed, 18, 19513 Beechnut Drive, Mokena, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and marijuana and violating bail, and Thomas Youngren, 20, 7940 W. Carrie Court, Frankfort, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon after they were stopped Dec. 22 at Catalpa Road and Willow Lane, Frankfort Township.

GRINCH THEFT: Several Christmas presents, including a garage door opener and two women’s sweaters, were stolen Dec. 24 from a vehicle in the 20000 block of Grand Prairie Lane, Frankfort Township, police said.

VEHICLE BURGLARIES: An I-Pass, a phone charger, loose change and several CDs were stolen Dec. 26 from an unlocked vehicle in the 21000 block of 78th Avenue in Frankfort Township. Also, four college textbooks, an iPod, an Xbox game system and a sweater were stolen from another vehicle that day in the same block.

THEFT: A golf cart was stolen Dec. 28 from a shed in the 1300 block of North Cedar Road in New Lenox Township.



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