Northfield Police Blotter: Domestic Battery, Theft, DUIs

A summary of recent mischief in Northfield.

The Northfield Police Department provided the following reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Please e-mail the editor with any questions or to provide proof of expungement.

Oct. 18

Domestic battery: Police responded to a call in the 1500 block of Harding Road around 11 p.m. to find a married couple (a 52-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman) in an argument. He had an abrasion on his neck, and she was arrested for inflicting it upon him. She was held overnight for a bond hearing in the morning and given an Oct. 27 court date.

Theft:  A football player at New Trier left his brand new iPhone 4S in his locker but didn't put a lock on it. When he came back from practice, it was gone. Estimated value: $500.

Hit and run:  A resident in the 1600 block of Harding Road reported to police that a white Lincoln struck his mailbox. He last saw the vehicle heading north on Harding.

Oct. 22

DUI: Police stopped a 59-year-old man from Odessa, FL., for driving in the 100 block of Riverside Drive without his lights. They found that his driver's license had expired on Oct. 8 and detected a strong odor of alcohol on his breath. He refused a breathalyzer and failed a field sobriety test. He was released on a 10-percent-applied $300 bond and given a court date of Dec. 5.

DUI:  Police responded to a 911 call that reported a person slumped over the wheel of a vehicle stopped in the middle of Willow Road in the 1600 block. They found a 28-year-old woman with a strong odor of alcohol. She said she had been in an accident (the front end of her car showed some scrapes) but didn't recall where. They took her to the hospital, where she was given blood and urine tests. She was given a $1,000 I-bond and a court date of Dec. 5.

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