Marijuana Tossed In Sewer During DUI Arrest

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

On Jan. 19, officers stopped Christopher M. Hanrahan, 21, of Glenview, was stopped for a traffic violation near Shermer Road and Angle Avenue, and the officers determined he was under the influence, according to police. Hanrahan was charged with DUI, speeding and two counts of improper lane usage, police say. 

On Jan. 18, officers stopped James R. Schmidt, 23, of Northbrook, for a traffic violation near Breesway Lane and Elm Street, according to police. Officers determined he way driving under the influence and placed him under arrest, police say. Schmidt was charged with DUI and improper lane usage, according to the police report. 

Also on Jan. 18, officers stopped Carnell T. Hobbs, 37, of Chicago, for a traffic violation near the 3100 block of Willow Road, according to police. After stopping for the officer, Hobbs ran to the front of his vehicle and threw a container of cannabis down a sewer drain, according to the police report. Officers determined he was under the influence and arrested him, police say. Hobbs was charged with felony aggravated DUI, possession of cannabis, disobeying a police officer, attempted obstruction of justice, driving with a suspended license and driving without insurance, police say. 

Retail Theft
On Jan. 12, an employee of a store on the 100 block of Skokie Highway reportedly watched a man leave the business without paying for a belt, drink shaker, screwdriver and line aerator, according to the police report.

He then drove northbound on Skokie Highway, until Wheeling officers stopped him, according to police. The man was positively identified by the store, and Northbrook officers charged Igor Tsybulskiy, 53, of Wheeling, with retail theft, police say. 

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