Police Blotter: Loaded Pistol, Scuffle at the Pancake House

Evergreen Park police reports, July 21–25.



Man Arrested on Felony Charge

Police arrested Fidel Caballero, 57, of Chicago and charged him with driving while license is revoked. Police saw Caballero driving a 1989 Toyota at about 8:26 a.m. with an expired registration plate at 95th Street and Western Avenue.  According to reports, the officer noticed a phony registration sticker on the license plate, and that Caballero’s license was revoked. Caballero was charged with felony revoked license, fictitious registration sticker, expired registration and no insurance.


Cops Find Un-Cased and Loaded Pistol

When police stopped a man on a traffic charge, they found a weapon in his car. Quentin F. Bass, 23, of Chicago was charged with felony aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. Police said Bass carried an un-cased and loaded pistol that was immediately accessible to him. Police stopped a 2010 Dodge on Pulaski Avenue at 91st Street at about 5:17 p.m. and found that the driver, Bass, had a revoked driver’s license. While taking Bass into custody, police found a loaded 9-milimeter semi-automatic handgun directly under the seat where Bass was sitting, reports said. Bass was also charged with obstructed windshield, failure to wear a seatbelt, no insurance, driving while license revoked. Police said Bass had a firearm owner identification card.


Cops Spot Pot on a Traffic Stop

Daniel B. Palm, 18, of Chicago was charged with possession of marijuana. Police said Palm had 13 grams of marijuana. Reports said at about 9:24 p.m., police saw a Chevrolet traveling northbound on California near 88th Street without a working registration light. Police said they smelled a strong marijuana odor and found a total of 24 bags of marijuana on Palm during a pat-down.


Scuffle at the Pancake House

Police said an employee at the Golden Griddle Pancake House in the 30000 block of West 95th St was arrested after a scuffle with a woman. Stacey A. Halloran, 36, of Burbank, was charged with battery. Police said at 8:29 a.m., Halloran shoved a female then struck her in the face with her fist. According to reports, it started as an argument, then Halloran punched a woman.


Customer Accused of Striking Sprint Employee

According to police, a man who tried to get his phone activated at a Sprint store got upset and began hitting employees. Cory C. Taylor, 22, of Chicago was charged with three counts of battery and criminal damage to property. While at Sprint in the 2500 block of 95th Street, at about 5:17 p.m., employees said they couldn’t help Taylor because the name and address on the contract for the phone was different from Taylor’s current information. As Taylor argued with the employee, police said he punched her in the face, then struck the male employee in the nose. According to reports, Taylor then struck a third male employee in the face several times. Police said Taylor he damaged a Sprint display rack with a value in excess of $200.

Police report information is provided by the Evergreen Park Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.


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