Report of Impaired Driver Leads to DUI Arrest

Also in this Lake Forest police blotter, a former employee is accused of making unauthorized credit card charges.

The following information is from the Lake Forest Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

Driving with a suspended license

Police stopped Marvin E. Harris, 34, of Park City, for driving with suspended license plates on March 3 at 11:15 p.m. at Route 41 and Old Elm Road. He was taken into custody when the officer learned his driver’s license was suspended as well. He was released on $1,500 bond and given an April 15 court date.

Fraudulent charges

A Lake Forest resident told police that a former employee may have used their credit card to make unauthorized charges. Police spoke with Taibou Oladipo, 50, of Chicago, whom they say admitted to using the victim’s credit card information to charge auto parts and pay at least one utility bill. She was charged with felony aggravated identity theft and felony unlawful use of a credit card, and given a March 10 court date.

Report of impaired driver leads to DUI arrest

Police received a cell phone call of a possibly impaired driver on Route 41 at 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 23. An officer located a car matching the description given that was being driven by Larry L. Mackins, 35, of North Chicago. The officer saw him swerve over lane markings several times, police say, and he smelled of alcohol and failed field sobriety tests when pulled over. He was charged with DUI and driving on a revoked license, was released on $30,000 bond and given an April 4 court date.

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