Police Blotter: William Shakespeare Stuffed DVD Player in His Pants

Evergreen Park police reports, Oct 4-5


'Reputation is an Idle and Most False Imposition'

William Shakespeare, 25, of Chicago, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and retail theft. Walmart security told police that, in the men’s bathroom around 9:20 a.m., Shakespeare stuffed a DVD player and black belt worth $46.88 inside his pants. said they found four baggies of heroin weighing 1.3 grams in his pocket.

Asleep in the Grass

Gregory Peterson, 53, of Los Angeles, CA, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said they were dispatched to the 9500 block of Campbell Avenue around 5:15 p.m. about a suspicious-looking person napping in the grass. Officers patted Peterson down and found a glass pipe and plastic straw in his pocket, according to the report.


Pipe, Cocaine Tossed from Car

Michael O’Donnell, 30, of Chicago, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding. Police said they saw O'Donnell toss two objects out his car window as they stopped him near 91st Street and Spaulding Avenue around 1:15 p.m. for speeding. A crack pipe and bag containing one-tenth gram of cocaine were later recovered, according to the report.

Driving with Marijuana

Fontaine O’Finley, 19, of Evergreen Park, was charged with possession of cannabis and failure to wear a seatbelt. Police said they stopped O’Finley’s car near 91st Street and Kedzie Avenue around 7:30 p.m. for driving without a seatbelt and smelled marijuana coming from his car window. He turned over a bag of marijuana weighing 1.1 grams in his center console, according to the report.

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