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Police Blotter: Walmart Retail Thefts, Drugs and Paraphernalia

Evergreen Park police reports, Dec. 3-8

THURSDAY, DEC. 8

DVD Theft at Walmart

arrested two people who they say took several DVDs from Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St. Brittany Thomas, 22, of Chicago, and Frank Barker, 21, of Chicago were arrested and charged with retail theft, according to reports. Police said the duo took three DVDs totaling $41.92 in value from Walmart at about 8:15 p.m. According to reports, the two were charged equally because Thomas removed the DVDs and placed them in a bag that Barker was holding.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7

Police Nab Two Men for Drugs, Possession

Police said they stopped a car driven by Henry Pierce, 55, of Chicago, near 95th Street and Harding Avenue at about 12:50 p.m. and saw an open can of beer in the cup holder. Reports said Pierce’s license was suspended and police found a metal pipe, steel wool with one burnt end and a plastic bag with white residue, near the driver’s seat of the car. Pierce was charged with possession of drug equipment, suspended driver’s license, no insurance and open alcohol in the car.

Once at the station, police said they found drugs on the passenger as well. Reports said Donald Rogers, 51, of Chicago had 0.01 grams of crack cocaine and an open can of beer near his seat as well. Police said Rogers told them he had a crack pipe and they found a small white rock that tested positive for crack cocaine in his right pants pocket, a metal pipe and steel wool with one burnt end in his jacket pocket. Police charged Rogers with illegal transportation of alcohol, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and felony unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

TUESDAY, DEC. 6

Cops Catch Two Taking Walmart Merchandise

Around 1:09 p.m. at Walmart, police said Amanda Moore-Clemmons, 34, of Chicago, took three items valued at $49.46, while Lionel Robinson, 29, of Chicago took six items totaling $102.89. Both were charged with retail theft, police said.

SUNDAY, DEC. 4

Two Women Charged with Retail Theft

Two Chicago women took cosmetics and electronics from Walmart around 6:48 p.m. Police said Latoya Williams, 19, was charged with retail theft related to taking three items valued at $35.69. Officers said Chanti Williams, 20, was charged with retail theft and disorderly conduct after taking items valued at $27 and yelling, screaming and kicking over merchandise when store security had her in custody.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

Man Takes Batteries from Walmart

Police said Ronald Kerby, 24, of Tinley Park was charged with retail theft after taking two packages of rechargeable Energizer batteries valued at $43.34 from Walmart at 7:19 p.m.

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