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13 Teens Cited In Marijuana Charges

The following reports were provided by the Northbrook Police Department. Arrests and charges are accusations, and do not guarantee guilt.

Drug Paraphernalia
On Dec. 19, officers were dispatched to the 2500 block of Woodlawn Road for a suspicious vehicle report, according to police. Upon locating the vehicle and talking to the occupants, officers could smell marijuana and found paraphernalia in the vehicle, police say. The occupants, six unnamed teenagers from Northbrook, were issued citations and released to their parents, according to the police report. 

Drug Possession
On Dec. 18, someone reported a possible drug deal going on in a parking lot on the 500 block of Dundee Road, according to police. Officers found the car, whose occupants admitted they were going to smoke marijuana, according to the police report. Officers then found marijuana and a pipe inside the car, police say. Five Highland Park men were issued tickets for possession and released, according to police. The tickets were issued to Michael D. Avila, 18, Jake Burstyn, 19, Ryan J. Hohman, 19, Jeremy D. Mandel, 18 and Kyle J. Rapaport, 19. 

On Dec. 20, an officer saw a vehicle parked in an unlit area of Lee Road with its lights off, according to police. After making contact with the vehicle's occupants, the officer smelled a strong odor of cannabis coming from inside of the car, according to the police report. The car's occupants, two unnamed teenagers from Northbrook, said there was marijuana and paraphernalia in the car, police say. The teens were issued tickets and turned over to their parents, according to police. 

On Dec. 21, an officer stopped a vehicle for driving without headlights, and noticed an odor of alcohol and marijuana when he approached the vehicle, according to police. The occupant, Joshua Frank Jankelow, 22, of Northbrook said he had alcohol earlier, and that he had a small amount of marijuana and a pipe in his car, police say. The officer located pot and a pipe, and cited Jankelow for possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without headlights, according to the police report. 

That day, an officer responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle on the 3100 block of Iris Court, according to police. Upon located the car, the officer noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle, police say. The occupant, James Edward Butler, 23, of Northbrook, was cited for possession of cannabis and released, according to the police report. 

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Mouse December 30, 2013 at 10:00 PM
That's great, ruin there lives over pot..REALLY..
Josh Olkdaddyfresh January 04, 2014 at 12:15 AM
such a waste of time

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