Regional Police Report: Elderly Woman Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run, Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash, and More
The following is a selection of police-related items reported in area Patches recently. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
An 83-year-old Woostock woman turned herself into McHenry County Sheriff police on Thursday afternoon after she said she unknowingly hit and killed 6-year-old Brayan Silva near Union on Sept. 8.
Varamae C. Phillip was charged with failure to report a fatal traffic accident and leaving the scene of a crime, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office said. Phillip posted 10 percent of a $50,000 bond and was released.
Anthony Brust, a 21-year-old Buffalo Grove resident died Sept. 11 after a motorcycle crash in Long Grove Monday, the Daily Herald reported.
Stevenson High School announced the news earlier today (Wednesday) on its Facebook page, writing, "Stevenson sends its condolences out to the family and friends of 2009 graduate Anthony Brust, who has died from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle accident Monday night in Long Grove."
The school also notified its followers on Twitter early this afternoon.
The 18-year-old who crashed her father's car into a family on Labor Day may have been "huffing" from compressed gas canisters or paint thinners before the crash, according the Highland Park Police Department.
Carly Rousso, the Highland Park resident who drove a Lexus coupe into a Highland Park mother and her three children, may have been inhaling a chemical-laced spray before the crash, which resulted in the death of 5-year-old Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento, Deputy Chief of Support Services George Pfutzenreuter told Patch on Monday.
"We are investigating the use of huffing agents or huffing materials with relation this accident," Pfutzenreuter said. "It can include a lot of different things: cleaners, any types of compressed gases, paint thinners, glues."
Two Deerfield teenagers charged as adults with August burglaries in both Highland Park and Deerfield were indicted Sept. 12 on 10 separate counts each by the Lake County Grand Jury, according to Patricia Fix, the chief of the felony trial division in the Lake County State’s Attorney’s office.
Joshua Norris and Joseph Mahoney, both 17, were charged with 10 separate offenses each, which total more than 100 years of possible jail time, according to Fix. They are both accused of the same offenses.
The report was made at 4:53 p.m. on Sept. 9 while the girl was in front of her home on Foster Circle near Sleepy Hollow Road, according to an Algonquin Police Department press release.
Lake Zurich Police arrested a 26-year-old Mundelein man on Sept. 6 in connection with a residential burglary that was discovered in the 600 block of Waterford Drive on Aug. 23.
Ryan S. Rivera, 1052 W. Hawley Street in Mundelein, was charged with residential burglary and is being held in Lake County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
Lake Zurich Police Commander David Bradstreet explained that Rivera was part of a house cleaning crew that was subcontracted to clean the residence. Rivera is alleged to have taken $3,000 worth of items including cash, jewelry and an iPad. Bradstreet said the alleged offender was discovered after questioning of various individuals who had access to the home.
A landlord who owns a building in the 8400 block of Milwaukee called police on Sept. 10 regarding an incident with a repairman.
The landlord stated that she told the man to check an oven in an apartment and call with a quote. She said a quote never was provided and the man called her demanding $100 for the inspection.
The woman said she told the man that she could not come to the apartment to pay him right away, but he could bill her or she could pay him the next day. The man took the oven door from the apartment.