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Highland Park Teen From Burgled Home Arrested for Dealing Drugs

Police investigation into the Aug. 2 armed burglary led to the arrest of Jacob A. Lynn, 17, who lives at the home that was broken into. Deerfield teens Joseph J. Mahoney and Joshua S. Norris are facing home invasion charges for the break-in.

A 17-year-old Highland Park resident has become the third teen arrested as a result of police investigation into the armed burglary that took place on Parkside Drive earlier this month.

Jacob A. Lynn, who lives in the has been arrested and charged as an adult for unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, unlawful possession of cannabis and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the .

His arrest comes two weeks after .

"That whole investigation revolving around the home invasion led us to this arrest," Highland Park Deputy Police Chief Dave Schwarz told Patch on Friday.

While clearing the house after the burglary, and upon further investigation, officers found drug paraphernalia and signs of cannabis possession in the Parkside home, according to Schwarz.

Police also found a safe that contained cannabis and belonged to Lynn, an incoming  senior.

"The residents at the home were cooperative at the time," Schwarz said.

Though Schwarz told Patch earlier that , he would not comment Friday about what motives the accused burglars may have had.

"The facts are presented as is," Schwarz said. "Some of that may come out in trial."

, Lynn has been charged as an adult. His bond was placed at $25,000 and Lynn posted $2,500 for his release. If convicted, Lynn could face up to five years in prison. He is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, August 30.

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Eagle August 22, 2012 at 10:41 PM
E, Totally agree. You are 100% correct. Rona (Barrett) was making erroneous comments and is acting like this is HIS blog. You called his bluff. Nowhere did it say that the gun was loaded. He was wrong. People are putting their own spin on things and calling it fact. There are real people involved in this and gossiping about it does not help anyone. Some people just like to hear themselves speak (or see themselves type). Maybe Rona will get a life and go and talk about some other poor soles to make himself feel more important.
David Greenberg August 22, 2012 at 10:43 PM
Ms. Merdinger, I likewise feel that your assessment is woefully inaccurate as well. I do not support teenagers in smoking marijuana, but fully support the rights of adults who wish to do so to be able to make that choice for themselves. Likewise, I'm not about to tell kids not to go to college because of the Gates/Jobs of the world - in fact, if you knew me, you'd realize that I've often advised kids to go to college so they have something to fall back on. There has never been an overdose from marijuana-the LD 50 is so great, that one falls asleep long before coming even close to being able to die. Marijuana is not addictive in a physical sense vis a vis heroin or nicotine. It's not debilitating-quite the opposite in fact as many persons with MS, other wasting diseases, or fibromyalgia are able to function after using marijuana. Do some people overdo it to the exclusion of that which they should be paying attention to in life?Sure. But the same problem exists with alcohol, which has many debilitating effects and addictive properties-yet that's not prohibited any longer. It's a plant that can be used for the recreational purposes, some medicinal purposes, for food (hemp seed), for oil to cook or run vehicles with (hemp seed), to make clothing with (hemp), to make paper with (hemp), to make rope (hemp). It doesn't deplete the soil of nutrients, it grows just about everywhere with minimal attention. The only problem is that it threatens commercial interests.
Eagle August 22, 2012 at 10:45 PM
I don't think this happened because they were spoiled. Hmmm another twist, the firearm wasn't stolen either. Guess the courts will hear the whole story. Seems like the Ronnie Rona board already tried the case with not all of the facts...
Eagle August 22, 2012 at 10:50 PM
Stop the Bashing...let me stop laughing! ok...Really? Steve, can't believe you are talking to this guy! lol!
STOPTHEBASHING August 22, 2012 at 11:06 PM
OH heres to the EAGLE. Does the truth hurt to much to read. Its seems to me EAGLE you have nothing better to do in life, but read and comment on the terrible things happening in HP and DF. You are a pathetic excuse for a human in this world. I would have to image, that you are overweight mommy who's husband (thats if your not divorced) does pay attention to you any more. Or maybe your a man whose wife left them cause you turned into some overweight nasty guy (your probably screwing hookers now). You all can take me ON. I am ready for any and all of your comments. Cause non of you know one of the teens that got arrested, like I do.
STOPTHEBASHING August 22, 2012 at 11:10 PM
I just cant believe the citizens of HP and DF. The mecca of drama and stupid opinions. All you people commenting are JOKES. NON of you people know anything about the teenagers and who they are and how they were raised. The teens involved made a CHOICE. Remember, In life your given the power of CHOICE and FREE WILL to do whatever you want. I am the closes person to this situation making a comment to all you PATHETIC people making comments. Some of you might know who this is.... But if I were in that home at the time of the robbery. I would have attacked those kids who were robbing the place gun or no gun. If I would have gotten shot? Those pathetic DF kids would have been up murder or attempt murder charges. But sense we all know that DF teens are pathetic wimps, and those DF teens look like CRACK and COKE addicts anyways, they need the money and pot to support there HABIT. They wouldn't have shot me and I would have beat them and HOG TIED them, and then called the cops
Lou August 24, 2012 at 06:36 PM
It amazes me beyond comprehension that Mr. Greenberg, an adult, believes pot is safe, no LD50? A few questions for him: 1. When is the last time Mr. Greenberg analyzed what is in an adult's pot? is it only pot, or, does it contain other chemicals? If so, which chemicals are adults placing in their bodies? Of course, he will say he has never tested pot. But, that is his idea of choice. 2. What is the concentration of the pot used in the North Shore? Is it 7% or the sky high 32% that was recently discovered on the West Coast? Does it make any difference to him? 3. Are there any scientific tests on highly concentrated marijuana? Does that make any difference to him? 4. Does Mr. Greenberg know any "burnt out" adults who overused pot? If pot is so safe, how did these pot heads get to the slow motion, slow talking, and slow walking stage? 5. If there is no physical dependency, why are users and abusers always willing to pay more for the stronger stuff? 6. He even admits there are hallucinations from pot, doesn't he realize that is an abnormal mental function? I believe some adults have smoked way too much pot, not that he has, and are now in denial about their habit. And thankfully, there is a law in illinois called the no-refusal blood test. The cops can hold you down and extract blood poisoned with drugs so that courts can objectively determine if a driver has substances that can alter his or her mental activity.
RonnieTheLimoDriver August 24, 2012 at 09:04 PM
Eagle, read the paper today. The gun WAS stolen, through a ruse of a another family. Perhaps you are the one without the facts, huh eagle. but again, these are just nice kids. i hope they are also charged with the actual theft of the stolen shotgun, not just the possession.
RonnieTheLimoDriver August 24, 2012 at 09:07 PM
oh you are so tough making your Internet comments how you would have stopped these guys. more than likely you would have soiled your superman undies the minute you saw the gun and you know it. you are the pathetic wannabe.
Bob Leeman August 25, 2012 at 02:07 AM
Proof readers are proven gaylords by science!!!!!!
Bob Leeman August 25, 2012 at 02:11 AM
YOU'RE ALL SINNERS!!!!!! BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST YOU'RE ALL GUILTY IN MY EYES. Steve S your kids are probably into anime porn and other such sins that god shall acknowledge and in turn smite him for his dastardly ways. Proof read that bitch
Steve S. August 25, 2012 at 03:32 AM
No one cares about your Mad Dog triggered rants, especially Jesus and myself.
David Greenberg August 26, 2012 at 09:38 PM
"no LD50?" Correct, there is no LD50 for marijuana. Humans pass out and fall asleep LONG before being able to ingest a lethal dose. Compare with other legal drugs which have relatively low LD50's. Or even WATER - too much water will kill you. What's in one particular strain of marijuana or another will vary depending upon multiple factors - including genetics of the plant itself, fertilizers used, pesticides used (if any). Regardless, the number of chemicals in marijuana are fewer than those found in commercial tobacco cigarettes which are loaded with additives. The concentration of marijuana (I'm assuming you're talking about Delta-9-THC) doesn't matter. If it's greater, the user will get stoned faster and stop ingesting the drug sooner. It's well-reported that marijuana users self-regulate their intake. Given the amount of dispensaries in California and Colorado - I'm sure that there are plenty of tests on so-called concentrated marijuana. Marijuana doesn't "burn out" the brain. Do some fools use the drug to the detriment of their daily responsibilities? Sure. But that's a small minority, and there's plenty of "burned out" alcohol abusers, yet alcohol is legal. There's no physical dependency yet users may choose to try different strains because of the varied effects. Just like different types of wine, whiskey, or beer. Yes, hallucinations are an abnormal mental function. So what of it?
kurt swanson September 03, 2012 at 06:39 PM
every time a police car is behind a vehicle registered to these boys thet will get pulled over more times than not. also they just killed their chances to travel to Canada. If they can outgrow this stuff and become a part of the buisness community. they will be lucky
Eagle September 06, 2012 at 03:42 PM
STOP THE BASHING, Quite the contrary! Looks like you need to stay in school and learn how to type and how to use proper English! YOU are the loser here son! YOU are the gangsta' wannabe! Grow up and stay in school, you aren't getting your money's worth!
Life is Good September 06, 2012 at 04:01 PM
He who is WITHOUT sin shall cast the first stone. Get off your morally corrupt throne.
David Greenburg<<<<< September 14, 2012 at 07:35 PM
i don't know whose a bigger loser greenberg or limo driver
RonnieTheLimoDriver September 14, 2012 at 08:08 PM
i think the biggest loser ™ would have to be the guy that takes other people's user names on this web site and pretends to be them. Im happy to be compared to Mr Greenberg. I agree with many (but not all) of his well thought out posts. Even when I don't agree he is civil and does not resort to name calling. Oh, it is "who's" not "whose" in this case. Whose is the possessive form of Who. Please use proper grammar when insulting me or I won't stand for it. Hopefully you are not a product of D113.
Benny G. September 14, 2012 at 09:04 PM
They should start a new reality show featuring David Greenberg entitled..."Extreme PUTZ."
Benny G. September 14, 2012 at 09:06 PM
STB's reality show would be entitled "everytime I stroke the keyboard I am really typing, look at how stupid I am."
David Greenberg September 14, 2012 at 09:31 PM
"Putz: n. A stupid or worthless person; v. Engage in inconsequential or unproductive activity." I refute your assertion that I'm stupid, and there are many people who find my services to be extremely worthwhile, so I also refute your claim that I'm worthless. As for "Engaging in inconsequential or unproductive activity", I refute that as well, to wit: * My comments must not be inconsequential or YOU likely wouldn't have taken the time to respond as you did. * I don't believe that a vigorous, civil discourse is unproductive. Indeed, it's a catharsis for many involved, can help to effect social change, and can have other useful results. To that end, I am happy to engage in vigorous discourse regarding a variety of topics. Thank goodness we live in the USA, where countless people have died to protect our right to do this. I may not always agree with others, but I'll defend their right to speak their minds.
David Greenberg September 14, 2012 at 09:34 PM
Whomever the imposter is, his posts have been getting pulled all day. I've seen them pop up in my mailbox from the threads I follow, and then they're gone when I take a look. I may not agree with Ronnie all the time either, but that's part of being an adult American - being able to agree to disagree (and then sometimes getting a sandwich over at OUAB with the person you disagree with so you can discuss some common middle ground). If everyone agreed on everything, think how boring the world would be.
cloud 9 September 14, 2012 at 10:33 PM
Benny g must not eat locally. David, ALL of your restaurant reviews are spot-on!!.....d.temple
Penny September 19, 2012 at 03:18 AM
I know the parents of the Norris boy. The mother is completely self-absorbed. She is a psychiatrist at an alternative day school for troubled teens. Ironic, isn't it? She does play tennis. He is very spoiled & it's unfortunate that he has to learn this lesson in such a harsh way, but it's fair. Someone could have been seriously hurt or killed.
john September 28, 2012 at 11:26 PM
keep talking greenberg we miss you
Chief Keef February 27, 2013 at 11:51 PM
Tell him the true he is a bitch
Chief Keef February 27, 2013 at 11:51 PM
Ronnie shut the fuck up your a bitch and control yourself
Chief Keef February 27, 2013 at 11:52 PM
Ronnie the limo driver needs a bitch to lick his asshole
Grant Blesser February 28, 2013 at 03:25 AM
It's funny. You have so many opinions although they are all worthless
Nick Nottoli June 24, 2013 at 04:55 AM
ha ha ha i met this dude a few months ago and he's not in jail

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