ID Thief Prevents Man From Getting Tax Return
He was told a second tax report had been filed in his name. An arrest is merely an accusation and does not indicate a conviction.
A 36-year-old man of the 8400 block of Peter Terrace filed his tax return in May and was anticipating receiving a tax return check. When he did not receive it, he contacted the IRS. An IRS representative told him a second tax return had been filed in his name. Upon reporting this to police Aug. 22 just after 1:30 p.m., which they told him it was an apparent case of identity theft. The IRS told him he would need to file a report to follow up.
Woman stopped for DUI, police say
Sang Lee of Wheeling was charged with DUI on Aug. 18 just before 1 a.m. after police stopped her in the 9700 block of Milwaukee Avenue. Police said she was driving 50 mph in a 35 mph zone, without any headlamps. According to the report, police observed an odor of alcohol on the offender, and she confirmed she had had two Miller beers. Her court date is Oct. 3 in the Skokie branch of the Cook County courts.
Information is taken from Niles Police Department reports.