From the Harvard Police Department:
RECKLESS CONDUCT / DISORDERLY CONDUCT / UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF FIREWORKS
On 09-10-21 at 1312 pm, Harvard Police responded to the Harvard High School, 1103 N Jefferson St regarding a garbage can on fire in the picnic area outside in front of the High School.
Upon arrival and after further investigation it was discovered a Harvard Youth had thrown an undetermined type of firework into the garbage can during the lunch hour causing it to be substantially damaged and the contents inside to start on fire.
At approximately 16:39 hrs after a thorough investigation a Harvard Youth (m-15 yoa) was arrested and charged with
- Reckless Conduct,
- Disorderly Conduct and
- Unlawful Possession of Fireworks
fter reviewing the case with the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.
The Youth was petitioned to McHenry County Court Services and subsequently released to a parent.
No one was injured during the incident and no other fireworks were discovered.