Police Blotter: Cops Smell Pot at a Bus Stop

Evergreen Park Police reports: May 13-16


A Jazzy Offense

When responded to Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St., for a disturbance call at 7:17 p.m., they found a male and female who were arguing with a store security officer present. According to reports, the officer had a plastic baggie with four rounds of ammunition in it belonging to Jazzy L. Roundtree, 23, of Chicago. When he and the woman he was arguing with tried to enter the store, the officer told them they couldn’t enter because they had already caused a disturbance, reports said. After being asked to leave, Roundtree argued with the officer, police said. According to reports, Roundtree tried to run away, but dropped dropped four rounds of nine millimeter Luger pistol ammunition in a plastic bag, however, he did not have a firearm owner’s identification card. Roundtree was ultimately charged with no firearm owner’s identification card and criminal trespass to real property.

Woman Admits to Smoking Blunt at Bus Stop

Antoinette M. Copeland, 24, of Chicago was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. While on patrol at 1:51 p.m. near 87th Street and Kedzie Avenue, police said they smelled marijuana in the area and saw Copeland smoking a hand-rolled blunt at the bus stop. When the officers approached her, she put the pot inside of her purse, police said. When asked what she was smoking, she admitted to smoking marijuana, police said. Officers searched her purse and found 1.4 grams of marijuana, one metal pipe with burnt residue, one plastic Ziploc baggie with green leafy residue, a clear plastic container with green leafy residue, and several filters police said.


Cops Find Drugs, Paraphernalia in Car

At around 2:43 a.m., officers on patrol saw a 2006 Chevrolet stopped at a green light at 95th Street and Kedzie Avenue, reports said. Police stopped Thomas C. Madsen, 19 of Hometown in 9400 block of Trumbull and noticed that he smelled of marijuana, according to reports. Madsen’s passenger exited the vehicle and police smelled strong odor of marijuana, police said. According to reports, police ultimately found plastic baggies, 16.2 grams of marijuana, two glass smoking pipes with marijuana residue, one canister with marijuana residue, a marijuana grinder and a digital scale.

Police charged Madsen with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, no proof of insurance and standing within 30 feet of a traffic signal. According to reports, the passenger was not charged.


Walmart Retail Theft

Candice L. Coleman, 30, of Chicago was charged with retail theft. According to reports, at 6:42 p.m., she took 15 clothing and cosmetic items from Walmart, valued at $100.69.

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