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Failure to Signal Seeds Weed Arrest: Police Blotter

Turn signal violation nets weed arrest, and New Lenox Police investigate a trio of criminal damage to property complaints.

Failure to Signal Seeds Weed Arrest: Police Blotter


Traffic violation nets pot arrest

Jeffrey Puttkammer, 18, of the 200 block of Somerset Street, was stopped in his car for failure to use a turn signal at Central Road and Gear Road. He was ticketed for the traffic violation, but police found more. According to the report, police discovered he had a small amount of marijuana in his possession along with drug equipment.

He was arrested and posted bond.


Christmas decorations damaged

Police say a complaint was filed from a resident in the 800 block of Grand Mesa Lane after homeowners discovered that someone had cut the lights on Christmas decorations.

Mailbox damaged

Police are investigating a complaint from someone in the 2800 block of Shannon Lane. According to the report, someone damaged the mailbox.


Decorations targeted

Police say someone from the 1500 block of Bayhill Road filed a criminal damage to property complaint after discovering that their outdoor Christmas lights had been cut.

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Police blotter information is provided by the New Lenox Police Department. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome. If you have information about an unsolved crime, call the Investigations Unit at 815-462-6100.


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