Lake Bluff Police Blotter: Police Arrest Two Men for Possession of Marijuana and More

The following arrest information was supplied by the Lake Bluff Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Possession of Cannabis 

Matthew Deka, 23, of Wauconda and Vincent Walker, 21, of Libertyville were arrested Jan. 3 for possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia, according to Lake Bluff police reports. 

Police spotted Deka driving with only one headlight illuminated near 431 Albrecht Drive, according to the report. After making the stop, the officer smelled the odor of burnt cannabis. A search revealed both marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 

Deka and Walker were released on bond and will appear in Lake County Court at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 5 in Park City. 

Identity Theft 

A Lake Bluff resident who received a bill from Paypal Dec. 31 without having an account was a victim of identity theft, according to Lake Bluff police reports

After the victim received several empty envelopes in the mail properly addressed to the person, a statement arrived from Paypal charging the victim $913.00, according to the report. The person told police no account was ever opened. 


The cords of two sets of red colored Christmas lights were cut in two locations Dec. 27 at 126 East Sheridan Place, according to Lake Bluff police reports. 

The victim told police there was a disagreement with a neighbor about the lights two years ago but no problems since then, according to the report. 

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George January 07, 2013 at 02:32 PM
Don't Lake Bluff cops have anything better to do? How many hours (and money) were required to arrest and process these guys for what apparently was a small amount of marijuana?
Lake Forest January 08, 2013 at 02:09 AM
Hello? Its THE LAW....


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