Car Tires Punctured in Bar Parking Lot: Police Blotter

An angry patron punctured two tires on a car in a parking lot at a bar.


Christmas decorations stolen from front lawn

Police say someone from the 2300 block of Kingfisher Lane complained that $25 worth of Christmas decorations were stolen from the front lawn. Police are investigating the incident.

Side mirror broken on car

Someone from the 1200 block of Andrea Drive filed a complaint for criminal damage to property after discovering that the side mirror of the car had been broken off. 

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Car tires punctured

Robert Grannum 53, of the 1200 block of Vine Street, was charged with criminal damage to a vehicle. According to the report, the owner of the car told police that Grannum punctured to two tires on the vehicle while it was parked in the lot at the Pit Stop Bar in the 200 block of E. Route 30.

Grannum was processed at the New Lenox Police Department and released.

Driving on a suspended license

Jimmie Rush, 41, Joliet, was stopped in his car at Star Lite Drive and Washington Street for failing to yield. Police ran a computer check of his driver's license and discovered that he was driving on a suspended license. He was ticketed for both violations.

Burglary to a vehicle

Someone from the 2900 block of Gifford Place filed a complaint after realizing that someone broke the window in the car to steal a debit card and a DVD. Police are investigating the matter.

Criminal trespass nets arrest

Louis Bertiolini, 31, Manhattan, was charged with criminal trespass for refusal to leave Silver Cross Hospital, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd. According to the report, hospital staff had asked him to leave the building. He posted bond and was released.     

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Police blotter information is provided by the New Lenox Police Department. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome. If you have information about an unsolved crime, call the Investigations Unit at 815-462-6100.

Matt November 23, 2012 at 08:46 PM
Christmas decorations were stolen? Wow someone was a Grinch :(
BRW November 24, 2012 at 01:51 AM
Wow, slashing tires at 53 years old, time to grow up maybe?


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