Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Lake in the Hills Police release arrest reports through April 22, 2013.
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Tuesday, April 23
Note: The following information was obtained from Lake in the Hills Police arrest reports. An arrest is only an accusation and does not constitute guilt. An individual can only be found guilty in a court of law. Zachary D. Maa, 19, 527 Fairview Ln., Schaumburg, was arrested at 9:41 p.m. April 9, and charged with driving under the influence of drugs, possession of less than 2.5 grams cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a vehicle with suspended registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Maa was released on bond. Dino Turkic, 32, 500 W. Parkview Terrace, Algonquin, was arrested at 3:45 a.m. Friday, April 19, and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI with blood-alcohol level over .08, no …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Lake in the Hills Police release arrest reports through Sunday, March 17, 2013.
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Monday, March 18
Note: The following information was obtained from Lake in the Hills Police arrest reports. An arrest is only an accusation and does not constitute guilt. An individual can only be found guilty in a court of law. Mark P. Gazda, 26, 13 W. Oak St., Lake in the Hills, was arrested at 11:24 p.m. Saturday, March 16, and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, speeding, and disregarding a stop sign. Gazda was released on bond. Niket G. Soni, 28, 4370 Bunker Hill Dr., Algonquin, was arrested at 12:50 a.m. Sunday, March 17, and charged with driving under the influence of intoxicating compounds, having one headlight, no drivers license on person, and not having insurance. Soni was a stopped at …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Officers teach parents about new drug trends.
It looks like a Jolly Rancher only the main ingredient is marijuana. Candy weed is a new trend in the ever-changing drug world, Lake in the Hills narcotics officers told District 158 parents at a recent drug forum. There’s also cannabutter, which is a butter infused with marijuana. “The fact is our adolescents are living in a drug culture that didn’t exist before,” LITH Detective Lloyd Howen said. Exposure to illegal drugs dramatically increases when students transition from elementary schools to junior high school, Howen said. The forum was held at Marlowe Middle School on Thursday. The more common drugs teens are exposed to in LITH and McHenry County are cocaine, heroin and marijuana, Howen said. Alcohol continues to be a drug of …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Patrolman Craig James has been on a leave of absence for more than one year after he was injured on the job in December 2009.
The Lake in the Hills Police Commission unanimously voted to discharge a veteran police officer who was injured on the job two years ago. After hearing comments from both James Wales, director of police and public safety for the LITH Polce Department, and injured officer Craig James, the three-member commission on Tuesday night determined James would never be physically capable of returning to his patrol duties. The decision was difficult for the commissioners. After the meeting, two stopped to shake hands with James and said, "I'm sorry." Commissioner Travis Wilbert thanked James for his 16 years of service to the village. Wales told the commission he needs to replace James as his department is desperately understaffed due to James' …
Monday, July 25, 2011
Weekend thunderstorms cause damage to Lake in the Hills houses.
Two Lake in the Hills homes were struck by lightning during the weekend’s intense thunderstorms, according to fire department and police reports. The first strike hit a home on the 200 block of Wedgewood Circle. The Huntley Fire Department received the call at 2:33 a.m., Saturday, according to Capt. John Winkelman. “It struck the back peak of the house and worked its way into the siding and into the attic area,” Winkelman said. He said the fire was under control by 2:52 a.m. However officers stayed on the scene until 6:45 a.m. to tarp the house and wait for contractors to arrive to board up the house. The two occupants in the home were able to evacuate and no one was injured. Winkelman said the damage to the home is estimated at between $…
Friday, January 14, 2011
Distracted driving, congestion along Randall Road cited as reason for high number of crashes along thoroughfare.
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- Tim Kane
Friday, January 14, 2011
Over 100 accidents occurred at three intersections along the mile stretch of Randall Road in Lake in the Hills in 2010, according to statistics released by the Lake in the Hills Police Department. Those intersections marked the top three most-likely spots for an accident to occur in the village in 2010, according to the statistics. In total, 42 crashes happened at the intersection of Randall Road and Acorn Lane, 30 accidents occurred at Randall Road and Algonquin Road and police responded to 30 crashes at Randall Road and Miller Road. The Lake in the Hills Police Department cites driver distraction as one of the top reasons for the crashes, and according to a study released by the National Safety Council, people texting or talking on their…
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Police officials remind drivers to buckle up, not to drink and drive or let family members or friends drive while intoxicated.
The Lake in the Hills Police Department will increase enforcement during late-night hours over the holidays. The late-night enforcement plan is meant to cut down on the number of fatalities and injuries on roadways over the Christmas and New Years' holiday season, according to a LITH Police Department news release. The midnight to 3 a.m. timeframe is the deadliest time of day on Illinois roadways and also a time when many alcohol-related crashes are reported, according to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. "The numbers do not lie and the costs of driving impaired or unbuckled are high both financially and emotionally when crashes occur," said James Wales, Director of…
Monday, December 6, 2010
Lake in the Hills Police Department reports from Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Lake in the Hills Police Department provided information on the following reports from the weekend: Neck Injury at Marlowe A 12-year-old girl was taken to Woodstock Hospital after she injured her neck at Marlowe Middle School, 9625 Haligus Road. Police were called to the school around 9:42 a.m. Friday. Death Investigation A 29-year-old man was found dead at a LITH location. The death was reported to police around 6 p.m. Friday. Stolen T.V. Police responded to the 1300 block of Cunat Court around 8 p.m. Friday for a report of a T.V. that was stolen. Domestic Battery Lake in the Hills Police are investigating a report of a domestic battery that allegedly occurred in the 100 block of Meadow Lane. The battery was reported to police at 9:…
Friday, December 3, 2010
The Lake in the Hills Police Department reports for Thursday.
The Lake in the Hills Police Department provided information on the following reports from Thursday: Two Injured in Crash Two people were injured in a three-vehicle accident at Randall and Village roads around 12:05 a.m. Thursday. A passenger and driver in one of the vehicles was taken to Sherman Hospital for treatment of injuries. Fire on Starwood Pass Police responded to the 400 block of Starwood Pass to respond to logs on fire along side a home. The fire was reported at 2:15 p.m. Thursday. Home Burglary Police responded to a report of a home burglary at the 300 block of Pheasant Trail after two laptop computers and a ring were reportedly stolen. The residents reported the burglary at 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
The Lake in the Hills Police Department checked businesses in recent weeks.
Ten LITH businesses that sell cigarettes passed the police department's compliance test in recent weeks. All of the businesses checked by the Lake in the Hills Police Department on Nov. 19 were found to be following state and local minimum-age tobacco laws prohibiting the sale of tobacco to minors, according to a news release. A grant awarded by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission made the checks possible. Mark Mogan, LITH Police Department's supervisor for investigations, says the department checks all businesses with a tobacco license at least once a year. The businesses that were checked and passed compliance tests include: