Monday, January 23, 2012
Evergreen Park Police reports, Dec. 30 - Jan. 4.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4 Relahn D. Davis, 20, of Chicago, was arrested and charged with retail theft at Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St. Davis took a box of condoms valued at $14.47 from the display at about 9:30 p.m. and put it in his sweatshirt pocket, according to the report. TUESDAY, JAN. 3 Devan L. Jones, 23, of Chicago, was charged with retail theft. At 1:54 p.m., store security saw Jones take a cell phone from the electronics display, remove it from its packaging and hold it in his hand as he was walking out of the store, police said. The phone was valued at $124.88. Police arrested Kestutis P. Tatoris, 61, of Evergreen Park, and charged him with felony possession of a controlled substance. Police reported pulling over Tatoris for a traffic …
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
The Evergreen Park Police Department is requesting that any resident who may have lost a bicycle in 2011 view unclaimed bicycles.
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Wednesday, January 18, 2012
The following message has been issued by the Evergreen Park Police Department: To ensure a good faith effort to identify, locate and give notice to owner of unclaimed bicycles, the Evergreen Park Police Department is hereby requesting identification of found, unclaimed bicycles by Evergreen Park Residents. Any resident that has lost a bicycle in 2011 will be able to view unclaimed bicycles for identification of ownership. The resident will be required to provide a serial number and/or receipt of the found bicycle. Viewing of bicycles will be on Thursdays at 9240 S. Kedzie Ave., between the hours of 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and by appointment only. Bicycles can be viewed through Feb. 28, at which time, any unclaimed bicycles will be donated to …
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Florian J. Karkoska, who retired as an Evergreen Park Police Department captain in September passed last week and was memorialized by family and friends Thursday in Palos Hills.
Recent retiree Capt. Florian J. Karkoska of the Evergreen Park Police Department was laid to rest on Thursday as family and friends gathered in Palos Hills to say their final "good-byes." His funeral mass was held at Incarnation Catholic Parish, 5757 W. 127th Street in Palos Hills. Completing a long career in law enforcement, the 61-year-old retired in Sept. of last year. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Ellen (nee Konie), in-laws William and Audrey Konie, several brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and special friend Gregory LeCompte, recently retired captain of the Evergreen Park Police Department.
Friday, January 6, 2012
Following a Jan. 1 statewide ban on the use of synthetic drugs, the village of Evergreen Park has added more restrictions and adopted a local ordinance making it illegal to possess or sell the faux drugs.
In a move to protect residents from a growing trend that has been outlawed by the state of Illinois since Jan. 1, Trustees approved Tuesday a local ban on selling and possessing synthetic drugs in the village. If anyone in Evergreen Park is caught selling, possessing, delivering and/or using synthetic drugs, they will be fined $150 to $750, although it is not yet clear what would cause the minimum or maximum fine, according to Evergreen Park Police Chief Michael Saunders. According to Ordinance 1-2012, the village of Evergreen Park “deems it necessary and desirable to prohibit the sale, delivery, possession and use of products containing synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic stimulants, and synthetic hallucinogens in order to protect the …
Friday, December 30, 2011
Evergreen Park Police reports: Dec. 9-13
TUESDAY, DEC. 13 A man took two video games from Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St., at 6 p.m., according to reports. Vernon Hill, 26, of Chicago was charged with retail theft. Police said he took two X-Box 360 video games valued at $109.92 and hid them in his pants. SUNDAY, DEC. 11 According to police reports, a woman took three items valued at $51.20 from Walmart. Police said at around 8:43 a.m., they found pop, chicken and a men’s snowboard jacket on Latysha S. Donerson, 37, of Harvey. Reports said Sonerson grabbed the stuff, put the coat on over her own coat and walked out. A man took three watches totaling $91.76. off a Walmart display rack and put them in his jacket at about 10 a.m. Glen McDaniel, 55, of Chicago was charged with retail theft…
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Evergreen Park police reports, Dec. 3-8
THURSDAY, DEC. 8 Evergreen Park police 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 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, …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Evergreen Park Police captured a man who walked out of Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers’ mental care unit. He has returned to the hospital; charges won't be filed.
After a two-hour search and lock-down on local schools and businesses, Evergreen Park Police captured the man who walked out of Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers' mental care unit Tuesday, but did not charge him. According to reports, police received a call at about 1:16 p.m. that the Chicago resident had walked out of the emergency room exit and was last seen walking eastbound on 94th Street. Police said the male psychiatric patient escaped barefoot in a hospital gown with a tarpaulin-like cover-up. Police were able to immediately notify the community by the recently-launched Emergency Communications Emergency Notifications System, powered by Everbridge. Schools that were in-session were put on lockdown, and police …
Friday, December 16, 2011
Evergreen Park Police found over 400 grams of marijuana in a man’s attic.
Evergreen Park Police found marijuana in the attic of an Evergreen Park home on the 8800 block of Fairfield Avenue after receiving a tip. According to reports, tactical officers had information about possible drug activity in the area on the evening of Nov. 21. Police said officers approached Daniel Remegi, 26, near his home and he admitted he had a small bottle of marijuana for personal use. After searching the house, police said, they found a metal pipe used for ingesting marijuana and discovered a 3-gallon bag that contained smaller bags of marijuana weighing 474.7 grams in the attic. According to reports, the pipe was in a box in the kitchen near a Ziploc bag containing 4.2 grams of marijuana. Remeg was charged him with unlawful …
Monday, December 5, 2011
Trustees are expected to vote on a proposal given to the village by the Sisters of Mercy.
The Board of Trustees and Mayor James Sexton will hold the next village board meeting on Monday, Dec. 5. The meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. and will be in Council Chambers of Village Hall. Click the document to see what's on the agenda before you go. On the Agenda: Members of the audience are invited to speak during the open public forum. The board asks speakers to be prepared to state name and address for the record and limit comments to three minutes.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Evergreen Park Police reports: Nov. 11-15
SATURDAY, NOV. 15 Evergreen Park Police said they received a complaint that an employee had stolen from Carson Pirie Scott, 9700 S Western Ave. According to reports, a Carson’s security investigator was notified that Dantrell L. Jeter, 18, of Chicago, a seasonal sales associate, was taking money from the cash register while working. Police said Jeter admitted to taking $150 on Nov. 10 and $350 on Nov. 12, and taking merchandise from the sales floor. Police said Jeter took six jewelry and clothing accessories items valued at $491.40. According to reports, Jeter said he took the merchandise to sell for money for school. Police said they arrested and charged Jeter with retail theft. SUNDAY, NOV. 13 Police said a woman took several items …