Highland Park Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Highland Park, IL or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • 2 Stores Robbed in 1 Day, Offenders Flee: Police

    Friday Feb 20 | via Patch.com 

    Dariusz Leonczyk, 37, Homer Glen was charged with retail theft at 3:08 p.m. on February 15 in the 800 block of Willow Rd. The defendant exited the store without paying for $6.98 in merchandise. The defendant was issued a local ordinance ticket and released.


    Related Topix: Homer Glen, IL, Highland Park, IL

  • Defendants in Colin Nutter Murder Case Go on Trial i...

    Thursday Feb 12 | via Patch.com 

    The three men accused in the 2013 murder of a Highland Park 20-year-old have been given June 1 court dates even though they will be tried separately, according to a Chicago Tribune report . Michael Coffee, 19, of Highland Park; Benjamin Schenk, 21, of Highwood; and Philip Vatamaniuc, 18, also of Highland Park are charged with first-degree murder in connection with a June 2013 drug-related robbery that resulted in the shooting death of Colin Nutter, the report stated.


    Related Topix: Violent Crime, Highland Park, IL, Highwood, IL

  • Vehicle Break-ins Hit Highland Park

    Monday Feb 9 | via Patch.com 

    Fengqing Wu, 52, Chicago was arrested and charged with battery after police responded to a report of a physical dispute in the 600 block of Central Avenue at 2:36 p.m. on February 4. Jennifer Ramey, 45), Antioch was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended and speeding after being stopped by police in the 2000 block of Skokie Valley Road at 11:45 a.m. on February 6. Kelly Mitchell, 22, Chicago was arrested and charged with aggravated identity theft after scamming a victim into purchasing a vehicle and expensive jewelry at 7:01 p.m. on February 6. Denise Pesina, 41, of the 1500 block of McDaniels Avenue was arrested and charged with domestic battery after police responded to a report of a physical dispute that had occurred while driving near Clavey Road and Green Bay Road at 3:37 a.m. on February 9. A Coach diaper bag containing an iphone 6, car keys, a wallet, cash and ... (more)


    Related Topix: Highland Park, IL, 9

  • DWS, Burglary, Theft: Blotter

    Tuesday Feb 3 | via Patch.com 

    Regulo Lopez-Joya, 29, Park City was arrested and charged with driving while license revoked, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle and uninsured motor vehicle after being stopped by police near Skokie Valley Road and Half Day Road at 12:22 a.m. on January 29. Rigoberto Munos, 27, Milwaukee was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended after being assisted by police when his car became stuck in the snow in the 1500 block of Skokie Valley Road at 4:01 a.m. on February 2. Two landscape trailers were broken into while parked in the 1500 block of Old Skokie Road. A large amount of landscape tools including leaf blowers, trimmers, air compressors, chain saws and edgers were taken.


    Related Topix: Park City, IL, Highland Park, IL

  • 19 people arrested in Lake County during prostitutio...

    Tuesday Feb 3 | via Daily Herald 

    Undercover officers from the Lake County Sheriff's Office have charged 19 men during a nationwide sting called the "National Day of Johns." Authorities said a coalition of local and federal law enforcement agencies held the operation in a continuing campaign to suppress prostitution, authorities said in a news release.


    Related Topix: Lake County, IL, Northbrook, IL, Highland Park, IL, Vernon Hills, IL

  • Mother of man killed in hospital sues police, city o...

    Jan 27, 2015 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Family members hug and pay their last respects during the funeral Nov. 12 of Christopher Anderson, who was fatally shot by police Nov. 3 at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital. Officials say he drew a gun and would not drop it.


    Related Topix: Violent Crime, Highland Park, IL, Travel

  • Family seeks justice after Waukegan man fatally shot...

    Jan 26, 2015 | via My FOX Chicago 

    The family of man who was shot and killed at a Highland Park hospital is suing the city's police department. Christopher's family said they're not satisfied with the answers given so far surrounding the police shooting of the 27 year old Waukegan man last November at Northshore Highland Park Hospital.


    Related Topix: Violent Crime

  • Lawsuit filed in fatal Highland Park hospital shooting

    Jan 26, 2015 | via Daily Herald 

    The mother of a 27-year-old Waukegan man who was shot and killed by police inside a hospital emergency room has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Highland Park. Police officers Kevin Roberts and Brian Reif were also named as defendants in the federal lawsuit filed electronically Sunday on behalf of Venus Anderson, who serves as the administrator of the estate for her son, Christopher Anderson.


    Related Topix: Waukegan, IL, Highland Park, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

  • Family Files Suit After Shooting in Highland Park Ho...

    Jan 26, 2015 | via NBC Chicago 

    Family members of a man who was fatally shot in a Highland Park hospital in November have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit. Christian Farr reports.


    Related Topix: Violent Crime, Highland Park, IL, Waukegan, IL

Highland Park Law

I just finally got charged for a dui after 11 months in California. I currently reside in Illinois. My letter said I have to appear in court December 15. Is it possible to push this court date back or to transfer the charges to Illinois? I have no money to fly to California and after 11 months I thought my charges would get dropped. I blew a 0.04 and also had my blood tested positive for marijuana. Also, a week after my arrest my license was reinstated Because my alcohol levels were under legal limit.
As California has jurisdiction over the matter, you should ask this question of the California attorneys.
Me and my friend got pulled over for going 7 over so they pulled us out and they told me to breath into the breathalyzer so i did. Im just wondering if i should get a lawyer for this because I would really do anything to not get my license suspended; this is also my first offense ever.
Did you get a zero tolerance suspension or just an underage drinking ticket? If you have an underage ticket you will...
Almost a year, no prior issues or violations, and formal reinstatement hearing coming up soon. Drove car during brutal wind chills last week, had defrosters on full blast and missed the beep. As soon as horn started honking, I blew & car was ok. But warning said lockout in 5 days. Taking it in for service, but is this a violation that will result in an SOS letter? If so, why after just 1 missed rolling retest? The additional $75.00 does not overjoy me, but I am more concerned about answering a potential letter. Other than this incident, there are no others besides blowing insufficiently now and then. When that happens, the sample immediately after is successful every time. No fails and no other missed rolling retests - just this one. Expect a letter, how to respond?
When the letter arrives, promptly respond with your explanation. You might also wish to contact your attorney for any...
I was fined for a dui eighteen months ago. I was unable to pay it all. The town where I got the dui went to court to revoke my probation one month before it was completed. The judge filed a judgement against me for the fine and told the state not to renew my license. I'm trying to borrow money from someone but I might not be able to pay it by the judgement date. What will happen if I pay a day or a few days later?
More than likely, your license will be suspended. You will only be able to get your license back if you make a down...
I got a dui and took the breathalyzer test. After I took it the police officer asked if I would take a drug test at the hospital because he didn't think it was from alcohol. I said yes so he called the ambulance and they took me. I ended up being admitted for health issues. The police left the tickets with me and left. The next morning he called my brother to tell him how bad he felt because the drug test came back negative. I still have to go to court but I'm not sure if I'm allowed to drive.The dui was almost two months ago. I haven't received anything in the mail about it.
Call the BMV and ask them about the status of your license. Also, you may be able to check on their website. You should...
Accident occurred in March. No tickets issued. Over three months later, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and improper lane usage tickets issued. Now seven months later, taking about charging with dui (marijuana). Any chance of beating it?
Not on those grounds alone, no. An attorney might be able to help you find some better grounds. If you don't have an...
15 years and Only have my permit....please tell me the consequences for the ticket and the anything else that effects driving.
Please don't ask the same question more than once. The volunteer attorneys here answer when and if they can. Have...