Monday Blotter: Sleeping Behind the Wheel
The following arrest information was supplied by the Skokie Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. At Skokie Patch, we update our blotter daily.
A home in the 9400 block of Tripp Avenue was reported burglarized on Feb. 20. The offender(s) entered through an unlocked window, police said. It is unknown if anything was stolen at this time, the report stated.
DVDs, clothing stolen from auto
Several DVDs and pieces of clothing were reported stolen from a car parked in the 9200 block of Gross Point Road on Feb. 20.
A car parked in the 9300 block of East Prairie Road was reported vandalized on Feb. 19. According to the report, there was a dent on the front passenger side of the vehicle.
Multiple vehicles vandalized
Multiple car owners reported that an unknown person(s) smashed their vehicle windows in the 4600 block of Brummel Street on Feb. 20.
Sleeping at wheel leads to cocaine bust
Chester Rankin, 50, of Skokie, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of a controlled substance on Feb. 21. Rankin was stopped in the 9400 block of Kenton Avenue because he was sleeping behind the wheel at a green light, police said. When police investigated, they found a large sum of money, cocaine and drug paraphernalia, according to police.
Mariano Garcia, 40, of Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on Feb. 20. Police did not say where Garcia was stopped.
Sarije Kabaski, 31, of Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on Feb. 19. Police did not say where Kabaski was stopped.