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Northfield Police Blotter: Theft, Fleeing Police

The following arrest information was supplied by the Northfield Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

LAST WEEK:

Dec. 29

Reckless driving: A 31-year-old Schaumburg man careened past a car on the exit ramp to Willow Road from I-94, disobeyed the stop sign, and crashed a 2011 Nissan Versa into a car traveling eastbound on Willow. The man was wanted for fleeing police after a retail theft in Skokie. He did not have insurance. Police from that township arrived to pick up him and process them on their own charges, but not before gave him a $2,000 recognizance bond and a court date on Feb. 21.

No driver's license: The man the reckless driver hit turned out to not have a driver's license. The 38-year-old Waukegan man had been in the country for six years but had never been issued a license. He was released on a $2,000 i-bond and given a court date of Feb. 21 as well.

Dec. 30

DUI: A 50-year-old Winnetka woman was caught speeding (60 mph in a 35-mph zone) as she traveled eastbound on Willow Road over I-94. When police approached her car, there was an odor of alcohol emanating from inside. She was released on a $1,000 i-bond and given a Feb. 21 court date.

Dec. 31

Theft of motor vehicle parts: Police responded to a blaring car alarm around 2:30 a.m. at Field's BMW (700 W Frontage Rd). There, they found that the right rear tire had been removed from a 2012 BMW 650i. A suspicious car was parked nearby, but the driver was nowhere to be found. The estimated value of the tire and rim was $1,468.66. Later in the morning, around 8:30 a.m., police stopped a 22-year-old Romeoville man. He was dressed in black and was walking up and down the 400 block of Willow Road. They took him back to the station to speak with a Lithuanian translator, at which point they arrested him for the theft and removal of motor vehicle parts. He was released on a $1,500 i-bond and given a court date of Jan. 20.

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