3 Teens Caught Drinking, Another Resists Arrest: Police Blotter

Hinsdale police reports, Nov. 20-26.


Juvenile With Pot Flees Police

A 17-year-old male from Hinsdale was charged with possession of cannabis and several other offenses after he was spotted in Highland Park on Nov. 22 at 12:08 a.m., after the park had closed, and fled from an officer who approached him, police said.

The juvenile was located shortly after and taken into custody. Police said he appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and was in possession of chewing tobacco and a substance that tested positive for cannabis.

He was charged with possession of cannabis, possession of tobacco, resisting/obstructing an officer, violation of park hours and unlawful use of alcohol. He was released to a parent.


3 Underage Drinkers Charged

Three 18-year-olds were charged with unlawful use of alcohol after police responded to a report of an underage drinking party near the intersection of Grant and 8th streets at 10:41 p.m. Nov. 21, police said.

Katherine R. Karwowski, of the 3800 block of Grove Avenue, Western Springs; Meghan M. Rafferty, of the 4400 block of Howard Avenue, Western Springs; and Elizabeth C. Setzke, of the 100 block of North Ashland Avenue, La Grange, were all charged after police said they appeared to be under the influence of alcohol outside the residence.

All three were released to appear in court.

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