Family Clash: Son Pawned Items To Buy Drugs, Police Say

The father and son have had an ongoing dispute over the son's drug habit, police say. In another incident, police estimated a man drove more than 100 mph down Milwaukee Avenue Sunday. An arrest is merely an accusation and not evidence of a convicti

This article was posted in January 2013.  

On Jan. 12 at about 2 p.m., police responded to a home in the 7200 block of Greenleaf Avenue for a domestic dispute. A 60-year-old man and his 24-year-old son have had an ongoing dispute about the son's drug use and other matters; on Saturday, they were having an argument over the son taking items from family members and pawning them to support his drug habit, according to the police report.

Police took the son to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for an evaluation; the family is working with Niles Family Services, police said.

Information is taken from Niles Police Department reports. 


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