Christmas Lights Cut, 2 Caught with Pot: Police Blotter

Clarendon Hills police reports, Dec. 20-26


Lights Cut on Christmas Eve

A resident from the first block of Golf Avenue reported at 1:24 p.m. that someone cut the electric cords on Christmas lights that were lighting two trees in front of their home some time that morning or afternoon, police said. 


2 Charged with Pot Possession

William J. Meidinger, 19, of the 4600 block of Clausen Avenue in Western Springs, and Corey J. Jefko, 18, of the 4500 block of Gilbert Avenue in Western Springs, were charged with possession of cannabis after a traffic stop for driving with one tail light near the intersection of Stonegate and Ogden avenues at 1:46 a.m., police said. Meidinger, the driver, was also charged with driving without a valid license and without insurance, police said. Both were released to appear in court.


Driver Caught with Suspended License

Beverly Lacoco, 39, of the 4100 block of South Lowe Avenue in Chicago, was charged with driving on a suspended license after a traffic stop related to driving without tail lights near the intersection of Route 83 and Chicago Avenue at 10:29 p.m., police said. She was released to appear in court.

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See also:

  • Hinsdale Home Burglarized Saturday Night
  • New Underage Drinking Law Cracks Down on Parents
  • Downers Grove Teen Charged in Hinsdale Home Burglary

Police Blotter information is provided by local law enforcement agencies, including the Clarendon Hills Police Department. 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 family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor by emailing joe.odonnell@patch.com. We will verify and report the outcome.


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