Tuesday Blotter: Identity Theft, Battery
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 woman came into the Skokie police station to report a deceptive practice on April 30. According to the report, an unknown person acquired her identity and took out several loans under her name. The total amount was for almost $60,000, the report said.
A car parked in the 4900 block of Oakton Street was reported vandalized on April 27. According to the report, an unknown person scratched the word “Emily” into the side of the car.
Several license plates were reported stolen from a car repair shop in the 3600 block of Oakton Street on April 27.
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A man exited his vehicle and spit at another driver’s car after he allegedly cut her off in the 4700 block of Dempster Street on April 27. No charges were filed.
A home in the 4700 block of Washington Street was egged on April 28.
Jesus Montoya, 24, of the 1200 block of Hartrey Avenue in Evanston, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on April 29. Montoya was stopped in the 8200 block of McCormick Boulevard for speeding, the report said. He allegedly had a blood alcohol content level of .107, according to the report.
Theft at Old Navy
Police responded to a theft at Old Navy, 9435 Skokie Blvd., on April 29. According to the report, several female customers allegedly selected a variety of clothing and placed it in a shopping bag before fleeing the store.
Car on cinder blocks
Police responded to a theft from auto in the 7900 block of Niles Avenue on May 7. According to the report, all four tires, rims were removed from the parked vehicle, which was described as a 1995 Toyota 4Runner. The victim told police she parked her vehicle the day prior at around 8 p.m. When she returned the following morning around 8:20 a.m., she found her car sitting on cinder blocks.
Debt leads to alleged battery
Hyung C. Lee, 50, of the 1200 block of Morse Street in Chicago, was charged with battery on May 2. Lee allegedly approached his friend who owed him $1,100 from a gambling debt, but the person refused to pay him. Lee then allegedly punctured three of the man’s tires and punched the victim in the face, the report said.
Correction: It was originally reported that a car was burglarized in the 7900 block of Niles Center Road. It was, in fact, Niles Avenue. The story has now been updated.