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8 | January 25, 2018 | The winnetka Current news winnetkacurrent.com Police Reports Northfield resident reports attempted home burglary George Michael and Bozeman The Chessen family of Winnetka George Michael, an 8-year-old yellow lab, and Bozeman “Bo,” a 3 -year-old black lab, are inseparable. The two have been known to wander out of the family’s gated yard only to find themselves in the back of a police car. Bo is never without a ball, and George, his Kong. These two silly labs love to play soccer in the yard with their brother, Walker. The Winnetka Current is running out of pets for Pet of the Week. To submit your own pet, send a photo and short story to Editor Jacqueline Glosniak at jacqueline@winnetkacurrent.com. WINNER: Best Groomer in Chicagoland Pet of the Week Sponsored by Love Fur Dogs The Best in Grooming 847-LUV-DOGS www.LoveFurDogs.com • 69 Green Bay Rd. Glencoe, IL Around 3:13 p.m. on Jan. 8, a resident from Winfield Drive reported that approximately one hour prior to calling the police, a dark complected male, with a possible European accent, attempted to gain access to the home by alleging he needed to speak about cutting down a tree on the property. His attempt to enter the home was thwarted when the resident closed and locked the door. The offender was last seen running to a vehicle in the driveway. THE WILMETTE BEACON 27-year-old Wilmette woman stabbed mother in bed A Wilmette woman accused of stabbing her mother is being charged with attempted murder, among other charges, according to the Wilmette Police Department. Dinah Larson, 27, allegedly used a knife to stab In other police news: NORTHFIELD Jan. 14 • At 1:12 p.m., a resident from the 300 block of Dickens Street reported someone had cut a strand of holiday lights on his property. Jan. 11 • At 7:39 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint in the 500 block of Somerset Lane, where a juvenile was arrested for local ordinance possession of alcohol by a minor. • Katie Raquel Gonzales, 25, of Skokie, was arrested at 5:31 p.m. at the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Willow Road for driving on a revoked driver’s license and expired registration. WINNETKA Jan. 10 • Between 8:30-11:30 a.m., an employee at New Trier High School, 385 Winnetka Ave., discovered materials described her 60-year-old mother multiple times while she was in bed Thursday morning, Jan. 18, in the 1900 block of Highland Avenue. According to a press release, officers responded to the residence, where both women live, around 7:04 a.m. following a 911 call. By the time police arrived, the daughter had fled the home. Responding officers located the offender in the 2000 block of Washington Avenue, where she was taken into custody. The mother was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. After further investigation and review by the Cook County State Attorney’s Office, Larson was charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery against a person over as disturbing and inappropriate left in a classroom. Police investigation continues. EDITOR’S NOTE: The Winnetka Current Police Reports are compiled by the Winnetka Police Department and the Northfield Police Department. They are ordered by the date the incident was reported. Individuals named in these reports are considered innocent of all charges until proven guilty in a court of law. 60 and aggravated domestic battery. Larson was transported to the Cook County Department of Corrections and remains in custody on a non-bond. According to her Facebook page, Larson had attended New Trier High School. Reporting by Eric De- Grechie, Managing Editor. Full story at WilmetteBeacon.com. 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He also said it will get better mileage and will be safer for operations. Plans call for the old truck to be sold at auction. “We expect to get from $10,000 to $12,000,” Nystrand said. Approval was given for the purchase and installation of a Caterpillar diesel-fueled standby generator from Patten CAT Power Systems of Elmhurst for $110,310.24 Patten CAT Power Systems will remove and dispose of the existing standby generator which has outlived its usefulness. “The one that is out there is 20-years-old,” Nystrand said. “Last year, we spent $2,200 on maintenance.” Also approved was the purchase of an audio visual system from Frequency Audio Visual for $47,201.95. “This was the only bidder that submitted a bid within our budget and they were highly recommended,” said Melissa DeFeo, Northfield’s assistant to the village manager. The system will provide upgrades for the board room, the executive session room and rooms upstairs.

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