A weekly roundup of local police reports.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Suspects in the theft of a cargo van from a Lisle car dealership Wednesday morning are still at large, according to a Lisle Police Department news release. Bill Kay Chevrolet employees told the police that three individuals were on the lot around 10 a.m. as prospective buyers, when they obtained the key for a gold 2012 Chevrolet Express Van and drove off the lot, according to the release. The car is valued upwards of $59,000. Police said they were called to the dealership at 10:27 a.m. for a "suspicious incident," when they were notified that the van had been stolen. Employees told officers that two of the three individuals inspected the van and asked for the keys, and likely secured one without the salesperson's knowledge. When the …
A weekly roundup of police blotter items from around the area.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Saturday, June 2, 2012
A man is behind bars after he was found with about 40 bags of heroin. Bolingbrook police arrested Chad E. Hinshaw, 32, of Pontiac, at 6:10 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Remington Boulevard and Brookview Lane. Hinshaw was a passenger in a car that had been stopped by police for failing to signal when required after cutting across three lanes of traffic. The traffic violation resulted in causing several other commuters to apply their brakes to avoid a collision with the car, police said. Officers said they saw Hinshaw “duck down and then briskly move around the seat.” After approaching the vehicle, police said Hinshaw continued to fidget and act nervous. Further investigation revealed Hinshaw was in possession of a clear plastic bag …