Alexander Mackenzie, 26, of 123 Skokie Highway, Lake Bluff, was charged with driving under the influence, improper lane usage, avoiding a traffic control device, expired registration, operating an uninsured vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia at 12:58 a.m. Aug. 27 on Washington Avenue and Route 41. Police said they observed him weaving in his lane while driving a motorized scooter on Route 176. He refused field sobriety tests and he was in possession of a glass smoking pipe, police said. His court date is Sept. 13 in Waukegan.
A Lake Bluff postal carrier reported being bitten by a large white dog at noon Aug. 23 on the 30 block of East North Avenue. The victim drove himself to a hospital, police said.
Three adults and two juveniles received citations for violating curfew after police found them at Lillian Dells at 8:02 p.m. Aug. 27. The area is subject to beach hours, which are from sunrise to sunset. All five were given $75 fines.
A citizen turned in cannabis smoking pipe at 4:05 p.m. Aug. 22 that they found at Lillian Dells. The pipe will be turned in for destruction.
An officer on patrol on Aug. 28 found two mailboxes that had been knocked off a post at 8:35 p.m. on the 29700 block of Environ Circle. The homeowner told the officer that a teenager who was learning to drive had hit them. The homeowner and the driver’s parent worked out the restitution.
Police responded to a report of an intoxicated man at 8:46 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Lake Bluff train depot. Officers said they observed the man fall onto the railroad tracks. He was transported by ambulance to a hospital. Upon his release, police arrested him on an unrelated warrant for failure to appear in court and transported him to Lake County Jail.