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Backpack Stolen, Underage Drinkers on New Year's: Western Springs Police Blotter

Western Springs police reports, Dec. 31-Jan 7.

SUNDAY, JAN. 6

Underage Drinking I

A 19-year-old man and an 18-year-old man, both of Western Springs, were issued local ordinance citations for underage consumption of alcohol after police responded to a disturbance on the 3800 block of Forest Avenue at 1:40 a.m., police said.No physical confrontations were reported.

THURSDAY, JAN. 3

Illegal Driver

Josephine Lopez, 24, of the 2300 block of West Cullerton Avenue, Chicago, was stopped on the 3900 block of Hampton Avenue at 10:35 p.m. for driving with a missing taillight and was charged with driving without a valid license, police said.

TUESDAY, JAN. 1

Underage Drinking II

A 20-year-old woman, 18-year-old woman and 17-year-old girl, all from La Grange, and a 19-year-old Western Springs man, were issued local ordinance citations for underage consumption of alcohol after the car in which they were riding was stopped for a traffic violation on the 4600 block of Clausen Avenue, police said.

MONDAY, DEC. 31

Backpack Stolen from Dominick's

Police recieved a report that someone stole a backpack that had been left unattended in a shopping cart at the Garden Market Dominick's, 4700 Gilbert Avenue, sometime on Friday between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The backpack contained credit cards and personal documents, but its value was not estimated.

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