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.


Teens Indicted For Burglaries

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.

Highland Park

Woman Charged In Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old Might Have Been 'Huffing'

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, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"police-rousso-may-have-been-huffing-before-highland-park-crash"} --> before the crash, according the , 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,  is again asking for the public to be on the lookout after a stranger reportedly


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