Baby Jesus, Joseph Statues Stolen from Yard: Blotter

Lemont police reports, Dec. 30–Jan. 1.

Baby Jesus, Joseph Statues Stolen from Front Yard
An unknown offender stole a plastic baby Jesus and Joseph statue from a yard in the 800 block of Sobieski Street. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police department. 

DUI, Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid Accident
Frederick Lauer, 19, of the 0-100 block of Lauer Street in Lemont, was arrested around 5 a.m. for driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, following an accident in the 60 block of Peiffer Avenue. He was issued a Feb. 26 court date at the Bridgeview Courthouse.

Driving on Suspended License, Failure to Signal
Manuel Matilde, 29, of the 1100 block of Elgin Street in Joliet, was arrested around 7 a.m. for driving on a suspended license and failure to signal after a traffic stop in the 12600 block of New Avenue. He was issued a Jan. 17 court date at the Will County Courthouse. 

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Markian F. Masur, 20, of the 1500 block of Saranell Avenue in Naperville was arrested around 11:30 p.m. for possession of drug paraphernalia after an incident in the 0–100 block of Oak Lane. He was issued a Jan. 13 court date at the Bridgeview courthouse. 

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