Blotter: Cannabis Delivery Charges

Evergreen Park police reports, Aug. 13-14.


Retail Theft

Nicholas Buries, 20, of the 1200 block of 96th Street in Chicago, was charged with retail theft. He took a CO2 paintball canister valued at $74 from Walmart and left the store without paying, police said. 

Marijuana Delivery 

A car driven by Javares Barnes, 22, of the 5200 block of King Drive in Chicago, was stopped at 9:18 p.m. in the 3100 block of 95th Street. Officers detected a strong odor of cannabis. They found a "street grinder" with green residue inside the car, police said. 

The car's passenger Kierra Scott, 20, of the 6300 block of S. Richmond in Chicago, was found to have cannabis in her pocket, police said. Officers also found four baggies of marijuana packaged for sale in the trunk of the car, police said.

Barnes was charged with unlawful delivery of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia. Scott was charged with obstruction of identification and possession of cannabis. Police say Scott was also wanted on a warrant out of Will County.  


Retail Theft

Audrey Galasso, 18, of the 9800 block of Hamlin, was charged with retail theft. She placed 22 products from the cosmetics department valued at about $165 in her purse without paying at Walmart, police said. 

Needles and Cooking Plate

Charles Insley, 31, of the 2800 block of Union Street in Blue Island, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. He was stopped at 4:45 p.m. at 96th Street and Western Avenue for drifting between lanes without a signal, police said. Inside his car were needles, an empty bag, cooker plate and a spoon with burn marks, police said. 

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