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$1,500 Laptop Theft, DUI Charge for Car Sleeper: Police Blotter

Western Springs police reports, Feb. 11-19.

MONDAY, FEB. 18

Illegal Driver I

Miguel A. Chicho, 48, of the 3600 block of West 65th Place, Chicago, was stopped at the corner of Ogden and Hampton avenues at 3:41 p.m. for not activating vehicle headlights in the rain and was charged with driving without a license, police said.

SUNDAY, FEB. 17

Illegal Driver II

Devon Mazakis, 24, of the 3000 block of Sunnydale Avenue, Broadview, was stopped at the corner of Ogden and Gilbert avenues at 10:56 p.m. for driving with only one tail light and was charged with driving with a suspended license, police said.

Illegal Driver III

Frank J. Smith, 40, of the 1900 block of Virginia Street, Gary, IN, was charged with driving with a suspended license after police responded to a report of a disabled vehicle at the corner of Ogden Avenue and Wolf Road at 4:40 p.m.

Illegal Driver IV

Claudio Patino, 40, of the 5000 block of South Wood Street, Chicago, was stopped at the corner of Clausen and Ogden avenues at 12:38 p.m. for operating a vehicle with no valid registration sticker and was charged with driving without a license, police said.

SATURDAY, FEB. 16

DUI Charge for Car Sleeper

Ronny Lasner, 32, of the 2600 block of Rutland Drive, Naperville, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and with a revoked license, police said. Officers said they found Lasner asleep in the driver's seat of a car that was improperly parked on the roadway at 2:51 a.m. at the corner of 55th Street and Wolf Road. Lasner failed field sobriety tests.

FRIDAY, FEB. 15

$1,500 Laptop Theft

Someone forcibly entered an unlocked parked car at Lyons Township High School South Campus sometime between 4:30 p.m. and 5:40 p.m. by breaking the drivers-side backseat window, and stole a laptop computer. The value of the computer was estimated at $1,500.

THURSDAY, FEB. 14

Illegal Driver V

Rashad N. Campbell, 31, of the 9700 block of Lorraine Drive, Countryside, was stopped for driving with an expired registration at the corner of 55th Street and County Line Road in Hinsdale and was charged with driving with a suspended license and registration, police said.

TUESDAY, FEB. 12

Illegal Driver VI

Patrick L. Stone, 36, of the 700 block of North Leamington Avenue, Chicago, was stopped at the corner of Howard and Ogden avenues for speeding at 4:46 p.m. and was charged with driving with a suspended license, police said.

Car Hits Tree, Drives Off

A vehicle struck a village-owned parkway tree on the 300 block of Burlington Avenue at an undetermined time on Saturday and left the scene. The incident was reported at 4:09 p.m.

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Police Blotter information is provided by local law enforcement agencies. 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 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.

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