Libertyville Police Blotter for April 11
Updated: June 18, 2012 1:33AM
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Libertyville Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
At approximately 1 a.m. on April 3, police were called to the Ellis Apartments at 131 West Ellis on a report of a burglary to motor vehicle in progress. When police arrived, a witness stated that the offender had fled. The offender was described as male white, 18-20 years of age and wearing a white or orange shirt, blue jeans and a baseball hat. After checking the parking lot, police found a total of six vehicles that had been burglarized with items strewn about and glove boxes and center consoles open. The vehicle owners were contacted and all verified that their vehicles had been left unlocked, either intentionally or accidentally. All stated that they did not have anything of value inside their vehicles and nothing appeared damaged or missing.
Charles M. Moderwell, 52, of 786 Oakwood Ave., Lake Forest, was charged with driving while license suspended and speeding after he was stopped at approximately 7:10 p.m. on April 2 on North Milwaukee Avenue. He was taken into custody and later released on a $1,500 personal recognizance bond with a pending court date of May 9 in Mundelein Branch Court.
Juan J. Vega, 25, of 200 Julian St., Waukegan, was charged with driving while license suspended and improper lane usage after he was stopped at approximately 12:35 a.m. on April 4 when police observed him swerving and driving outside his lane of traffic on southbound Milwaukee Avenue. He was stopped on Route 176 east of St. Mary’s Road and was ticketed for improper lane usage. He was also found to be driving while his license was suspended and he was arrested and the vehicle towed. He was processed and later released on a $1,500 personal recognizance bond pending an April 25 court date in Mundelein Branch Court.
David J. Bousson, 31, of 315 Dawes, Libertyville, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI (over .08), and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident on April 4. Following a rear end traffic accident, Bousson was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. The accident occurred at approximately 1:20 a.m. on Rockland Road, just east of Stewart Avenue. Bousson was taken into custody after he failed field sobriety tests and his vehicle was towed, reports say. After processing Bousson was released on a personal recognizance bond and given an April 27 court date at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan.
Patrick F. Scheel, 24, of 25659 W. Grant, Ingleside, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding after he was stopped at approximately 1:30 a.m. on April 5 on Milwaukee Avenue near Route 176. Observing signs of alcohol intoxication, officers performed field sobriety tests on the suspect. After failing those tests, Scheel was arrested and taken into custody, reports say. He was later released on a personal recognizance bond and given a court date of April 27 at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan.
Myles G. Burton, 21, of 1816 Cardinal Court, Libertyville, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and improper lane usage after he was stopped by police at approximately 2 a.m. on April 5. Burton was observed crossing over the center white dividing lines on Milwaukee Avenue and was stopped by police in the 400 block of North Milwaukee Avenue. He was found to be under the influence of alcohol and he was arrested and his vehicle towed, reports say. He was later released after posting his driver’s license and a $1,000 personal recognizance bond. His court date was scheduled for May 18 at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan.
Julio Sandoval, 40, of 367 Katherine Drive, Hainesville, was charged with driving on a revoked license and no real tail lights after she was stopped at approximately 2:30 a.m. April 5 on Route 137 near Butterfield Road when police observed his vehicle without operational tail lights. Sandoval was found to be driving with a revoked driver’s license and he was arrested and the vehicle towed, reports say. He was processed and later released on a personal recognizance bond pending an April 25 court date in Mundelein Branch Court.