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Teen Sets Off Smoke Bomb During Football Game: Police Blotter

Hinsdale police reports, Oct. 23-29.

FRIDAY, OCT. 26

Smoke Bomber Caught

Liam J. Sorensen, 18, of the 100 block of south East Avenue, Oak Park, was charged with disorderly conduct and illegal consumption of alcohol at 10 p.m., police said. He appeared to be under the influence of alcohol when he was found with a smoke bomb similar to one set off underneath the home bleachers at Hinsdale Central’s Dickinson Field during Friday night’s playoff football game against Oak Park-River Forest, police said.

Sorensen admitted to setting off the smoke bomb. He was released to appear in court.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24

Teen Charged With Pot Possession

Dan M. Letizia, 19, of the 200 block of Holmes Avenue, Clarendon Hills, was charged with possession of less than 30 grams of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia after he was stopped while driving near the intersection of Monroe and Chestnut streets at 2:42 a.m., police said.

Police said they observed Letizia in the Hinsdale Swimming Pool parking lot before the traffic stop. He was found to be in possession of cannabis and admitted to having drug paraphernalia inside his vehicle.

He was released to appear in court.

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