Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Clerk didn't notice scam until closing.
The following items are taken from the Des Plaines Police Department. 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. Contributing to the delinquency of a minor July 1: Lucina Mercado, 18, of the 400 block of West Touhy Avenue, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and possession of cannabis after she and a 15-year-old companion admitted to smoking cannabis during a traffic stop, according to a police report. The 15-year-old also handed over a joint to police. Suspicious circumstances July 1: A woman was caught taking a wallet out of another patron's bag at Mystic Waters, 2025 E. Miner…
Monday, June 27, 2011
Multiple reports of storm damage, theft by deception
The following items are taken from the Des Plaines Police Department. 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. Accidental damage to property June 21: Two people at separate residences reported storm damage to their homes: A tree fell on the roofs of a home and garage and also damaged gutters on the 500 block of West Cordial Avenue and a tree fell into the front of a home damaging the storm windows on the 1300 block of Briar Court. Accidental damage to vehicle June 21: There were multiple reports of trees falling and damaging vehicles on the 100 block East Walnut Avenue, 1300 block of Dennis Place and…
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Winning ticket sold at local 7-Eleven.
Now may be the time to reconnect with old friends or settle any disagreements because someone in Des Plaines is $125,000 richer. The 7-Eleven convenience store at 1950 Touhy Ave. sold a winning Little Lotto ticket to an unidentified winner Wednesday, April 27. This was one of two six-figure winners in Cook County yesterday. The Des Plaines winner matched all five numbers - 2, 7, 11, 12, and 21. The store will receive a $1,250 bonus (one percent of the jackpot) for selling a winning ticket. The other $125,000 ticket was sold at Fairway Finer Foods, 200 E. 144th St., in Dolton. Little Lotto drawings take place daily at 9:22 p.m. For more information, please visit www.illinoislottery.com.