Lake Forest Police Blotter: Lake Forest College Fight, Teens Caught in Parking Lot

Lake Forest police provide regular incident and arrests reports.

Credit: City of Lake Forest
Credit: City of Lake Forest
The below information was provided by the Lake Forest Police Department and covers incidents and arrests from March 8-March 20. Readers are reminded that individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 

Battery, Assault, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Arafat R. Mohammed, 21, of the 500 block of N.  Sheridan Rd., Lake Forest was charged with assault, battery and possession of drug paraphernalia on March 8 at 12:33 a.m. Lake Forest police responded to Lake Forest College after a report of a fight between two students. Mohammad had allegedly thrown drinking glasses at the victim, who was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Officers interview both students and witnesses prior to taking Mohammed into custody. He has a court date in late March.

Unlawful Possession of Cannabis, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On March 14 at 10:39 p.m., four juveniles were cited for possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia after a Lake Forest police officer located them smoking cannabis inside of a parked car near McKinley and Scott St. All four juveniles were released to their parents and an April court date is scheduled. 

Driving While License is Suspended

Marc Fleischer, 32, of the 1200 block of Knollwood Rd., Deerfield, was charged with driving while his license was suspended after being stopped for a registration violation, when police discovered his suspended license. Fleischer was processed and given an April court date. 

Garrett A. Bell, 38, of the 9100 block of W. Cermak Rd., North Riverside was charged with driving while his license was suspended on March 20 at 4:27 a.m. after police stopped to assist him after his car ran out of gas. Bell was processed and given a court date in May. 


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