Northfield Police Blotter: Theft, Fraud and Illegal Driving

The following arrest information was provided by the Northfield Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. For questions about this blotter, contact: Chi-an.Chang@Patch.com.

These are crimes, thefts and major traffic stops reported by the .  



Police said a 17-year-old Glenview boy stole two cases of Bud Light from Dominick's, 1822 Willow Rd., around 7 p.m. on July 31. After he left the store without paying the $35.26 for the beer, police said he drove away with four other Glenview boys, all 17. Police stopped their car and, after said they observed the beer inside the vehicle, charged all five boys with being minors in possession of alcohol. The boy accused of stealing the beer was also charged with retail theft. All five will face a peer jury.


A $1,000 electronic phone transfer showed up on a Northfield man's account at the Northview Bank and Trust, 245 Waukegan Rd. Thinking his wife may have initiated it, the man later leraned his wife had no knowledge of the exchange. Upon closer inspection of the account, he found that there were forged transfers totaling $3,100 between July 6 and July 24. The case is under investigation.

No driver's license

Police stopped a 34-year-old Glenview man just before 11 p.m. in the 400 block of Central Avenue on July 30 for driving with only one headlight. During the stop, they said they also discovered that he had no valid driver's license. He was released on a $1,500 recognizance bond, and issued an Aug. 22 court date.

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