Monday, May 20, 2013
Evergreen Park police reports, May 10-14.
TUESDAY, MAY 14 James Donnley, 32, of the 8700 block of Kostner Avenue, Hometown, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without insurance, according to a report. Donnley was stopped at about 4:22 p.m. in the 3500 block of West 95th Street for making an improper turn. Police allegedly found 0.8 grams of heroin, a cooking spoon and two syringes. SUNDAY, MAY 12 April Banks, 41, of the 4100 block of West Potomac Avenue, Chicago, was charged with retail theft, according to a report. She is accused of taking Nicorette gum and a loaf of Sara Lee bread, worth a total of $299, from Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St. SATURDAY, MAY 11 Maryion Haywood, 23, and, Stanzia Haywood, 29, both of the 9700 …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Evergreen Park police reports, May 3-7.
TUESDAY, MAY 7 Cameron Welch, 19, of the 500 block of West 97th Street, Chicago, was charged with retail theft, according to a report. He is accused of taking $57.54 worth of items, including some from the sporting goods department inside Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St. Helen James, 55, of the 6200 south of Drexel Avenue, Chicago, was charged with criminal trespass, according to a report. James was reportedly asking people for money outside Sam's Club, 9400 S. Western Ave., and had been warned previously to stay away from the business. SATURDAY, MAY 4 Javier Hernandez, 30, of the 3400 block of 84th Place, Chicago, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without a rear registration plate…
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Evergreen Park police reports, March 9-12.
TUESDAY, MARCH 12 Virgil Hill, 56, of Dolton, was charged with retail theft, according to a police report. He is accused of taking a $700 computer from Wal-Mart, 2500 W. 95th St. He was arrested at about 7:21 p.m. SATURDAY, MARCH 9 David Prater, Jr., 32, of Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol level greater than 0.08, failing to signal when required, improper lane use, driving without insurance and driving without a license, according to a police report. Police were called about an erratic driver northbound on Kedzie Avenue. At about 3:58 a.m. on 87th Street, police stopped Prater after seeing him straddling the lane lines. During the stop, they noticed the driver had glassy and …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Evergreen Park police reports, March 13.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 Alphonso C Williams, 40, of Matteson, was charged with aggravated driving with a suspended license and obstructing justice, according to a report. His license had been previously revoked for driving under the influence. He was stopped at about 12:58 p.m. near 95th Street and Western Avenue. He reportedly tried to give the officer a driver’s license that belonged to someone else. Police confirmed his identity through fingerprinting. A passenger, Ian C. Drake, 36, of Chicago Heights, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Arkadiusz Kosciuk, 25, Oak Lawn, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a tail light and driving without valid insurance, according to a report. He was stopped at …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Evergreen Park police reports, March 5 - 8.
MARCH 7 Casey Tucker, 26, of Chicago was charged with retail theft. Police say he opened up a bottle of Grey Goose vodka valued at $49.99 in the middle of Sam's Club, 9400 S. Western Ave., and began drinking it. MARCH 5 Iesha T. Washington, 22, of Chicago was charged with retail theft. She took a $79.99 jacket from Carson's without paying, police said. Jesus Salgado, 27, of Bridgeview was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Officers observed Salgado apparently purchase in iPhone in the Sam's Club parking lot and after asking him if he had anything on him he admitted to having marijuana, police said. He was found to have 6.3 grams of marijuana and a glass pipe, police said. MARCH 4 Daniel P. Marzano…
Friday, February 22, 2013
Evergreen Park police reports, Feb. 12-13.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13 Lester Wilkerson, 60, of Chicago was charged with felony retail theft. He took batteries valued at $65.82 from Walmart, police said. He had a previous conviction for theft that increased the offense to a felony, police said. Willie A. Hughes, 45, of Chicago was charged with retail theft after taking seven sticks of deodorant from Pete's Fresh Market. TUESDAY, FEB. 12 Michael Mitchell, 25, of Chicago was charged with retail theft. He was captured on video at Walmart taking five items valued at $55.30 and then returning those same items for a refund, police said. Victor B. Shorters, 22, of Chicago was charged with retail theft after taking $216 worth of clothing from Carson's without paying, police said. Mikiel R. …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Police picked up two people wanted on warrants during separate incidents.
Two Evergreen Park fugitives were taken into police custody last month in two separate incidents. A Burbank man was a passenger in a car that was stopped by Oak Lawn police after the driver of the vehicle was stopped allegedly for speeding on the 4900 block of West 95th Street around 1:07 a.m. Dec. 23. Connect with Patch: Evergreen Park / Oak Lawn / Beverly-Mt. Greenwood According to the police report, the driver was in a hurry to get home and told police he was not aware he was going 50mph in a 30mph speed zone. All four people in the car were able to produce valid ID. An ID check revealed that John Judd, 22, of Burbank, had an active warrant for a disorderly conduct charge in Evergreen Park, police said. Judd was taken into custody. A …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A round up of the dumbest, craziest and most daring retail thefts and other crime that allegedly occured at the Evergreen Park Walmart in 2012.
As the late, great Walmart founder Sam Walton once said: “If we work together we’ll lower the cost of living for everyone … we’ll give the world an opportunity to see what it’s like to save and have a better life.” Subscribe to the Evergreen Park newsletter and follow us on Facebook. Numerous local residents took Sam up on his offer to lower their cost of living by allegedly stealing batteries, bras, socks, undergarments, styling gel, clothing, cosmetics, tools, DVDs, video games and in one instance, human hair, from Walmart, at 2500 W. 95th St. Here is a rundown on the most memorable Walmart crimes that occurred in 2012, which we so enjoyed hearing about during the weekly story hour at the Evergreen Park Police Department. Some people …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Reported crimes at Wal-Mart, Dec. 17-19.
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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19 Brian Cashmore, 21, of Chicago, was charged with retail theft. At about 3 p.m., security staff at Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St., reportedly saw Cashmore take a “Fast Five” DVD into a bathroom. A short time later, Cashmore allegedly emerged from the bathroom without the DVD in sight. When confronted by security staff, Cashmore reportedly was found to have the DVD on him, inside a CD case he was carrying. The empty “Fast Five” case was retrieved from a garbage can in the bathroom, police said. TUESDAY, DEC. 18 Jose Sanchez, 31, of Burbank, was charged with disorderly conduct. Police were told by security staff at Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St., that Sanchez tried to enter the store’s security office after he was told not to. He …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Chicago man charged with felony retail theft being held without bond at Cook County Jail, police say.
A Chicago man was charged with felony retail theft after police said he walked out of the Jewel-Osco at 9424 S. Pulaski Ave. in Oak Lawn with a cart full of unbagged groceries, reports said. Police said a Salvation Army bell ringer collecting donations in front of the store called police when she noticed a man identified as Joe E. Pearson, 48, allegedly pushing the cart full of groceries through the parking lot around 11:22 a.m. Dec. 10. Pearson fled through the parking lot toward Evergreen Park, reports said. The bell ringer said she’d be able to identify the man if she saw him again. Around 12:50 p.m., another caller reported a suspicious person to Evergreen Park police. The caller said a man on a bike was pulling a shopping cart full …