Updated: September 24, 2012 7:23AM
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth Police Departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Circuit Court, Skokie, unless indicated otherwise.
Patrick C. Carroll, 26, of 511 Pinecrest Lane in Wilmette is scheduled to appear Sept. 14 in Cook County Court on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and while his license was suspended, improper lane use, and possession of drug paraphernalia, following an Aug. 11 incident that ended on the 2300 block of Birchwood Avenue.
Bryan M. Simpson, 24, of 706 Waukegan Road, Apt. C6 in Glenview, is scheduled to appear Sept. 14 in Cook County Court on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and improper lane use, following an Aug. 3 incident that ended on the 600 block of Lake Avenue. Police reported that an officer arrested Simpson after he was involved in an accident in which his vehicle hit the rear of a parked vehicle.
Jongweon Hong, 49, 1815 N. Cascade Drive, Vernon Hills, is scheduled to appear Oct. 2 in Cook Court on charges having control of a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, and leaving the roadway, following an Aug. 19 incident that ended at the intersection of Flenview Road and Brookside Drive.
Lee J. Weir, 19, of 1017 Greenleaf Ave. in Wilmette, is scheduled to appear Sept. 14 in Cook County Court to face a local ordinance ticket for marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia, following an Aug. 17 incident that took place on the 1200 block of Maple Avenue.
A resident of the 200 block of 6th Street told police Aug. 19 that someone got into his unlocked garage and stole a bicycle.
A resident of the 200 block of Dupee Place told police Aug. 17 that someone got into his unlocked minivan sometime between Aug. 13 and 15, and took a billfold containing $965 in Canadian money. He remembered hearing car doors closing during the overnight hours of Aug. 14 and 15.
A Wilmette man told police Aug. 14 that someone took his mountain bike, valued at $250, from where he had locked it Aug. 12 at the Metra lot, 722 Green Bay Road.
A Wilmette man told police Aug. 13 that someone stole his bicycle, valued at $500, from where he had locked it Aug. 11 at the CTA station, 339 Linden Ave. On Aug. 11 another Wilmette man told police someone had stolen his bicycle, valued at $300, from the same location sometime Aug. 10 or 11. That victim, too, said his bike had been locked.
A Wilmette man told police Aug. 12 that someone stole his bicycle, valued at $390, from where he had locked it Aug. 4 at the CTA station, 339 Linden Ave. He discovered the loss Aug. 8.
The owner of Rolf Salon, 1185 Wilmette Ave., told police Aug. 14 that a man came in to his salon and received a hair cut, hair coloring, and a manicure. After getting the services the man, who gave a Kenilworth address to employees, said he needed to move his car before it got a ticket, and asked the manicurist if there was a shortcut to Central Avenue out the back of the building. He left and never came back to pay.
A Wilmette resident told police Aug. 3 that someone stole $45 and his watch from his locker while he was at Centennial pool. The same day a Wilmette woman said her smart phone, valued at $300, was taken from her unlocked locker at the pool. Another Wilmette woman who was a counselor at the park district told police that day that her smart phone, also valued at $300 had been stolen from a small backpack. A fourth woman told officers her $250 music player and $4 in change was taken from the beach bag she left in her unlocked locker while she was at the pool.
A Wilmette woman told police Aug. 19 that someone stole her wallet from her purse while it was hanging from the back of her chair at Walker Brother Pancake House, 153 Green Bay Road earlier that day. She discovered the loss when someone charged roughly $2,300 on her credit cards. The bag, which was worth $800 also contained about $400, she said.
A Wilmette resident told police Aug. 16 that someone made three unauthorized withdrawals from her bank account, from two locations in Washington state on July 2. The three came to a total of $14,000. She said she had been in Seattle for three days at the end of March.
A Winnetka man told police Aug. 10 that someone took his duffel bag after he put it on the ground behind a team mate’s car, while it was parked at Loyola Academy, 1100 Laramie Ave. The man had been at the school for cross country practice; he said the cell phone and other items in the bag, and the bag itself, were valued at a total of $280.
A police officer on patrol Aug. 12 found graffiti tagging on two Lake Avenue Pace Bus shelters, one at Romona Road and the other at Locust Road. The word “Oskar” was written on both shelters in white paint, and the word “Lorax” was written in gold paint on the Romona Shelter.
Jeffery P. Joseph, 21, of 9252 Home Terrace in Des Plaines, and Jerry J. Mathew, 21, of 2533 Osage in Glenview, are scheduled to appear Oct. 2 in Cook County Court to face local ordinance tickets for trespassing, following an Aug. 19 incident at Gillson Park. Officers arrested the two after they were detained by park district officials. The officials had asked them to leave the park shortly before 7 p.m., and who had been found in the park about 8:30 p.m.
A resident of the 300 block of Oak Circle told police Aug. 18 that someone smeared a mudlike mixture that may have contained animal feces on the front window and door frame of her car while it was parked in her driveway overnight.
The owner of the 7-Eleven convenience store at 500 Skokie Blvd. told police Aug. 17 that someone gave a clerk a $20 counterfeit bill sometime between Aug. 15 and that day.
Police reported that someone entered an unlocked car on the 600 block of Brier Road Aug. 18 or 19, but appeared to have taken nothing.
The Village of Kenilworth’s finance administrator told police Aug. 13 that the village’s bank alerted her office that day about an unsuccessful fraudulent wire transfer made on a village account.