THURSDAY, JUNE 7
Man Charged After Resisting Arrest
When responded to a domestic disturbance at a home in the 2600 block of 89th Place, the officers ended up getting hit by the offender. While responding at 3:37 p.m., police said as they tried to arrest Rondell Goldsmith, 24, of Evergreen Park, he resisted, “striking one officer in the face with his elbow,” and causing a cut under his eye. According to reports, Goldsmith resisted another officer, pushed and shoved him, refusing to be handcuffed. Police said they had to taser Goldsmith during the arrest. Goldsmith was charged with resisting arrest, felony aggravated battery and resisting a peace officer.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6
Cops Catch Two Men on Drug Charges
Possession of marijuana and delivery of marijuana. Felony possession of a controlled substance.
Police arrested two Chicago men on drug charges after finding them near 87th Street and Kedzie Avenue around 5:58 p.m. According to reports, Shawn V. Kilgore, 27, of Chicago was charged with felony unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. Police said Kilgore had six bags of heroin weighing 2.5 grams. He was also charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. Police said he intended to deliver three bags of heroin with a total weight of 1.1 grams. According to reports, Kilgore was also charged with drug paraphernalia. He had one digital scale, police said.
Gary L. Brown, 37, of Chicago was charged with felony unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. Police said he had six bags of heroin with a total weight of 2.5 grams. He was also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, reports said. Police said he had 6.1 grams of marijuana. Police charged Brown with possession of drug paraphernalia and said he had small plastic bags and a digital scale with marijuana residue.
Carson’s Employee Arrested After Swiping Gift Card
According to reports, an employee had stolen from Carson Pirie Scott, 9700 S. Western Ave. on May 28, but was arrested on June 6. Police arrested Michaela C. Akins, 24, of Chicago and charged her with theft. Reports said she took one Carson Pirie Scott gift card valued at $150 and scanned the gift card without paying for it.
MONDAY, JUNE 4
Cops Catch Car with Marijuana
Evergreen Park Police said when they stopped a car for failure to signal, they found that both the driver and passenger had marijuana in their possession.
At 1:12 a.m., officers stopped a 1999 Ford in the 9800 block of California Ave. because the driver didn’t signal while turning. Police said they saw Brian Gomez, 27, of Evergreen Park, the passenger, hiding something in the glove compartment. According to reports, police smelled a strong odor of marijuana. The driver, Jeffery C. Majewski, 30, of Oak Lawn admitted having marijuana and gave police a small baggie that was in his pocket, police said. Gomez had hidden a plastic bag with four individual baggies in it in the glove compartment, according to reports..
Police charged Majewski with possession of marijuana and failure to signal. According to reports, Majewski had 1.5 grams of marijuana. Gomez was charged with possession of marijuana. Police said Gomez had 6.1 grams of marijuana.
SUNDAY, JUNE 3
Police Catch Man Swiping Shoes
According to police, Dale S. Samuels, 45, of Chicago took a pair of shoes valued at $23.87 from Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St. at 6:21 p.m. Samuels was charged with retail theft, police said.
SATURDAY, JUNE 2
Woman Takes Cosmetics from Walmart
Shamikka B. Butler, 20, of Chicago was charged with retail theft. Police said at about 3:30 p.m., she took five cosmetics items totaling $28 from Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St.
Cops Spot Pot on a Traffic Stop
While officers were on patrol at about 5:53 a.m., they saw a 2002 GMC truck at 95th Street and Western Avenue with expired temporary registration plates and “the front seat passenger appeared to be smoking what appeared to be a hand-rolled blunt,” police said. While talking with the driver, Amen R. A. Banks, 30, of Chicago, police said they smelled a strong odor of marijuana. After asking Banks to exit the car several times, he refused, but when police reinforcement came, he exited, police said. Police found a small plastic bag with marijuana in it in the purse of Holly J. Grgurich, 26, of Des Moines, who was the passenger, reports said. According to police, officers found three other bags of marijuana in the center console.
Banks and Grgurich were both charged with possession of marijuana. Banks was also charged with expired license plates. Police said Banks had 3.31 grams of marijuana, while Grgurich had .77 gram of marijuana.
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