arrested a 53-year-old Woodridge man Friday who they said was pretending to be a lawyer in the area.
Michael R. Gardner, of the 1200 block of Laura Lane in Woodridge, was arrested around 12:50 p.m. Friday at the on an original warrant.
He's accused of taking money from two people to do legal work and presenting himself as an attorney on three specific cases in DuPage and Will counties, according to case files at the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office.
Gardner was charged Friday with three counts of theft/deception and three counts of false impersonation of an attorney. His bail was set at $50,000, police said.