Wednesday, June 1, 2011
The following arrest information came from the Morton Grove Police Department. Charges do not indicate a conviction.
"Readers are reminded that an arrest by the police does not constitute a finding of guilt, and that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty," according to a statement from police Cmdr. Michael Fujara. All information comes directly from police reports. Drug Equipment Jerry Arceo, 30, of Niles, was charged with possession of drug equipment on May 19 after police stopped him for traffic violations at 6300 Oakton Avenue and found a glass pipe. Battery Cesario Cox, 21, of Park Ridge, and Brandy Hall, 22 of Niles, were charged with battery after they allegedly struck an employee at 9110 Waukegan Rd. when the employee asked them to keep the noise to a minimum on May 21. DUI Cody Sero, 23, of Lake in the Hill, was charged with …
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Morton Grove police registered three theft-related incidents and one outstanding warrant arrest.
"Readers are reminded that an arrest by the police does not constitute a finding of guilt, and that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty," according to a statement from police Cmdr. Michael Fujara. All information comes directly from police reports. Theft Arrests Robert Bialic, 38, of Des Plaines, was charged with retail theft after store security watched him take drill bits without paying for them at Menards, 6301 Oakton Ave., on May 13. -- Denice Kwak, 53, of Riverwoods, was charged with retail theft after store security watched her take nail spikes without paying for them at Menards, 6301 Oakton Ave., on May 16. -- David Otto, 54, of Chicago was charged with criminal damage to property and attempted theft after he …
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Beware of the effects of the sub-zero weather on your furry family members.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Laura Frisch
Saturday, February 5, 2011
These arctic temperatures are dangerous for animals and humans alike. There are many hazards at this time of year for our family pets even if they look just fine walking around in their permanent fur coats. Just like us, our dogs and cats can suffer from hypothermia and frostbite. The best preventative for this is to keep your cats and dogs indoors during these cold spurts. Letting them out in your yard or taking them for a walk no more than 10 minutes at a time. According to the Animal 911 emergency veterinarian clinic in Skokie, frostbite can begin within five to 10 minutes of being exposed to freezing conditions. They emphasized that the most vulnerable spots on a dog or cat are their pads on the bottom of their paws and the tips of …
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
With the Blizzard Warning in effect residents of Morton Grove dealt with getting prepared for the storm in various ways across the village.
On Tuesday afternoon as the snow was falling, residents of Morton Grove had different approaches to getting storm-ready. In preparation for the impending snow storm, parking lots and stores across Morton Grove were filling up with last-minute shoppers. “It’s seems like there is a lot of salt and generators going out the door, things you would expect,” said Steve West, an employee at Menards. West said that Menards would be open on Wednesday with a reduced staff because they did not anticipate many people to be on the roads. After buying some essential food items such as milk, eggs and bread on Monday night, Peter O’Malley appeared stunned when he was unable to find ice melt at the home improvement store. “What do you expect?” he asked. “It…