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Police Blotter: Man Charged with DUI Caught with Syringe in His Lap

Evergreen Park police reports: Nov. 18-23

SUNDAY, NOV. 23

Sam’s Employee Shops with Stolen Credit Card

said Beerm M. Oraib of Worth was charged with felony credit card theft. According to reports, Oraib, a Sam’s Club employee, 9400 S. Western Ave., used someone’s Sam’s Club credit card at her job and a few other locations on Nov. 13. Oraib was caught on video using the card at Sam’s Club, police said.

TUESDAY, NOV. 22

Man with Syringe Nabbed for DUI and Other Charges

At about 10:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to an accident on the 8700 block of South Sacramento Avenue, police said, and saw a red Cadillac had crashed into the back of the apartment building. Police said they found Luis Zizumbo, Jr, 21, of Oak Lawn sitting in driver’s seat of car with a large cut on his head and a syringe in his lap. According to reports, they took him to Advocate Christ Medical Center.

“Apparently, he was under the influence of heroin at the time of the accident,” police said. Zizumbo was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, no insurance and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said. According to reports, Zizumboe had two syringes.

MONDAY, NOV. 21

Bottoms Up

When two men got into an argument at Barraco’s, 3701 W. 95th St., one pulled the chair right from under the other’s bottom.

Police said Edward J. Keating, 55, of Chicago was charged with battery. At about 7:05 p.m., the victim said Keating moved the chair from beneath him, causing him to fall to the floor and hurt his back, police said.

THURSDAY, NOV. 24

Three Charged with Retail Theft

According to police reports, at about 1:33 p.m., store security at Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St., saw four females, one of them a juvenile, remove clothing from racks and conceal them in their purses. Police charged Joyce E. Bell, 21, Lagina M. Bell, 21,  and Tyra D. Murray, 19,  all of Chicago, with retail theft. Bell took property valued at $98.47, Bell took $58.53 worth of merchandise and Murray took items totaling $30.92, police said.

MONDAY, NOV. 21

Two Women Take Walmart Merchandise

Police charged Sonya D. Mack, 25, of Dolton with retail theft. According to reports, at about 11:25 a.m., Mack entered the store with another female, and removed various items from displays, then put them in Mack’s purse. Police said the women then attempted to exchange some of the stolen items for cash. According to reports, Almanika A. Smith, 30, of Dolton was charged with felony retail theft. Police said Mack took merchandise totaling $53.52, while Smith took $514.55 worth of merchandise.

FRIDAY, NOV. 18

Suspicious Car Leads Cops to Pot

Xavier L. Rocquemore, 20, and William D. Roberts, 26, both of Chicago Ridge, were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said. According to reports at about 10:38 p.m. at 95th Street and Kedzie Avenue, an officer saw a car with four men inside parked illegally on the block. When police went over, they said, the K-9 officer and other tactical officers backed them up, then Roberts admitted to having a small baggie. Police said Rocquemore grabbed a glass pipe from the center console and gave it to the officers. The two other males were released without charges.

Police report information is provided by the  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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