Police Blotter: Hinsdale Police Charge Darien Teen With Possession of Stolen Property
Hinsdale Police Reports Sept. 18 - Sept. 25
TUESDAY, SEPT. 18
Juvenile Caught With Stolen GPS, Alcohol
A 17-year-old male juvenile from Darien was charged with possession of stolen property and several other offenses after he was found to have two stolen GPS devices in his car during a traffic stop in the 5700 block of south Madison Street at 10:35 p.m., police said.
The juvenile was stopped after police found that his vehicle registration did not match the vehicle he was driving. Inside the car, police said, there was alcohol and two GPS devices that, upon investigation, were determined to be stolen. One of the devices had been reported stolen in Westmont on or around Aug. 18; the other went missing from a victim in Wheeling around Aug. 3. The juvenile was also found to be in possession of a driver’s license that was not his.
Police charged the juvenile with possession of stolen property, illegal possession of alcohol by a minor, unlawful use of driver’s license, unlawful display of registration, driving on a suspended license, and operating an uninsured vehicle. He was released to appear in court.