Police Blotter: Woman Charged with Healthcare Benefits Fraud

Evergreen Park Police reports: June 15 - 21


Florida Resident Arrested on Traffic, Alcohol and Drug Charges

said a Florida resident was arrested after they found 10.5 grams of marijuana in her possession. According to reports, at 1:05 a.m., Rhonda M. Miller, 34, of Orlando was charged with parked where prohibited, improper use of registration, no valid registration, driving while license suspended, no insurance and illegal transportation of alcohol.

Police said they saw a a black 1999 Lexus parked at a traffic light with the hazards on at the intersection of 96th Place on Kedzie Avenue. The driver was sitting in the driver’s seat with the keys in the ignition and said she ran out of gas, reports said. Miller gave police an expired license and couldn’t show proof of insurance, police said.. License expired. According to reports, police found a plastic bag in her purse with marijuana with 10 smaller individual bags in it. Police also found an open 50 mL bottle of Jose Cuervo tequila on the front passenger side floor, reports said.

Police Bust Two on Criminal Trespass Charge

According to police, a man and a woman were arrested after allegedly attempting to steal a car. Dempsey D. Collins, 27, of Calumet City, was charged with criminal trespass to vehicle. According to reports, Collins took a 2000 Dodge intrepid. He was also charged with expired registration, improper use of registration, no insurance and driving while license suspended, police said.

Keeshee L. Collins, 32, of Calumet City was charged with criminal trespass to vehicle. Police said officers on-patrol ran a license plate at 87th Street and Rockwell Avenue on a 2000 Dodge Intrepid, but the plates were registered to a 1998 Cadillac. Police stopped the vehicle at about 7:13 p.m. and spoke with the driver, Dempsey, and Keeshee, and “According to the driver and passenger, they had just bought the vehicle from an unknown person that day,” police said. Dempsey said his license was suspended and he could not provide insurance, according to reports. Police found that Dempsey’s license was suspended, but when the officer ran the VIN number for the car, it showed that the vehicle was stolen out of Chicago. Police contacted the registered owner and she said her car was stolen, reports said.


Cops Spot Marijuana

At about 4:21 p.m., police arrested Robert T. Hollon of Evergreen Park and charged him with possession of marijuana and failure to signal. According to reports, Hollon had two plastic bags in his pocket containing a total weight of 1.67 grams.


Man Arrested on Marijuana Possession Charge

Police said after stopping a man at the intersection of 87th Street and Rockwell Avenue, they found that he had marijuana in his possession. Police arrested Demetrius R. Calvin, of Chicago, at about 6:06 p.m. and charged him with possession of marijuana. According to reports, Calvin had half a gram of marijuana in his car.


Traffic Stop Possession

Jessica Rimmer, of Burbank, was charged with possession of marijuana, failure to signal, failure to wear a seatbelt and no proof of insurance. Police arrested Rimmer at 9:48 p.m. after seeing her make a traffic violation and discovering her additional charges.

Woman Charged with Healthcare Benefits Fraud

According to police, after an 18-year-old woman allegedly received treatment using someone else’s name and date of birth at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers, she was charged with healthcare benefits fraud.

Police arrested Rotonya Gilliam of Chicago, was arrested on June 18 for an incident that happened on June 15, reports said. According to police, after receiving treatment on June 15, Gilliam returned to the hospital on June 18 to admit to hospital officials that she had received treatment under someone else’s name.

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