Police Blotter: Unlawful Possession of Firearms, Suspended License, Domestic Battery
The following arrest information was supplied by the Lemont Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.
Friday, Nov. 30
Unlawful Possession of Weapons by a Felon
Philip D. Ipema, 56, of the 600 block of McCarthy Road, was arrested at 10:15 a.m. in the 600 block of McCarthy Road. He was charged with unlawful possession of weapons by a felon and appeared at the Bridgeview Court House for a bond hearing.
According to Police Chief Kevin Shaughnessy, Lemont officers were called to assist the U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) and while in the process of serving a search warrant, police allegedly discovered a shotgun in Ipema’s home. Shaughnessy said Ipema possessed no Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card – and a subsequent inquiry by police found Ipema is a convicted felon, resulting in the unlawful possession of weapons charge.
Patch will provide details on the ICE investigation as they become available.
Monday, Nov. 26
Guadalupe Alejandres, 57, of the 3700 block of 55th Place in Chicago, was arrested at 8:52 a.m. at New Ave. and Lockport St. He was charged with driving while his license is suspended and was issued a Jan. 7 court date in Bridgeview.
Tuesday, Nov. 27
Domestic Battery, Violation of Order of Protection
Sheri L. Forillo, 49, of the 1000 block of McCarthy Road was arrested in the 500 block of Fourth St. She was charged with domestic battery and violation of an order of protection and appeared at the Bridgeview Court House for a bond hearing.
Wednesday, Nov. 28
Suspended License, No Insurance, Speeding
Greg A. Adams, 39, of the 1100 block of Spencer Road in Joliet, was arrested at 8:39 p.m. at Lemont Road and 109th St. He was charged with driving while his license is suspended, operation of an uninsured motor vehicle and speeding. Adams will appear at the DuPage County Court House on the charges.
Members of the public are reminded that these complaints contain only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the government’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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