Local Police Reports

U.S. DEA: Michael Jackson Death Investigation Update

Los Angeles, CA–(ENEWSPF)– The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office released their findings on the cause and manner of the death of Michael Jackson Friday. This announcement affords the Los Angeles Police Department the opportunity to provide an update on the ongoing investigation. On August 20, 2009, the Los Angeles Police[Read More…]

Cook County Sheriff’s Sting Nets Would-Be Drug Buyers

CHICAGO–(ENEWSPF)–August 28, 2009.   More than 20 people were arrested in a suburban sting operation after they attempted to purchase drugs from undercover Cook County Sheriff’s Police officers. Police set up a “reverse sting” at two locations in Robbins – at 13921 S. Grace St.(map) and 13500 S. Woodlawn St.(map)[Read More…]

Chicago FBI: Murder Suspect Mario Puente Extradited from Mexico

Chicago, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Robert D. Grant, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Interim Superintendent Lori Lelis of the Cicero Police Department (Cicero PD) announced today the arrest of MARIO PUENTE, age 30, whose last known address was 5515 W. 18th Street, Cicero, Illinois.[Read More…]

Mexico: Government Decriminalizes Possession Of Five Grams Of Pot

Mexico City, Mexico–(ENEWSPF)–August 27, 2009. Mexican President Felipe Calderon signed legislation last week decriminalizing the personal possession of small quantities of cannabis and other controlled substances. The legislation, passed by Congress in May, eliminates criminal penalties for the personal possession of up to five grams of marijuana. The possession of[Read More…]

Cook County Sheriff’s Police Arrest Juvenile on Craigslist

CHICAGO–(ENEWSPF)–August 27, 2009.  Three months after the website craigslist vowed to banish postings for-human trafficking and other sex-related ads on its popular website, officers from the Cook County Sheriff’s Police vice unit arrested a16-year-old girl who was being pimped out for sex on the site.Adults running a suspected prostitution operation[Read More…]

More Than 4 Pounds of Crystal Meth Seized

CHICAGO–(ENEWSPF)–August 26, 2009.  An early morning traffic stop, in Stickney Township resulted in the seizure of nearly 4 ½ pounds of crystal methamphetamine, according to the Office of Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart. Ernie Muriel, 30, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was charged with possession of a controlled substance with[Read More…]

Assistance Sought in Locating Booker T. Terry; $2 Million Bail Set For Charge of Aggravated Battery of a Child

JOLIET–(ENEWSPF)–August 24, 2009.  Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow joined Beecher Police Chief Jeffrey Weissgerber in seeking the public’s assistance in locating Booker T. Terry, who has been charged with aggravated battery of a child. Terry, 40, of 1174 Cherry Lane, Beecher, was charged on Aug. 18, 2009, and a[Read More…]

FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate Recent Accomplishments

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)– The FBI’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate (WMDD) is reporting a number of recent accomplishments including several arrests, convictions, and indictments in cases involving a variety of chemical, biological, and radiological threats. "We are unrelenting in our efforts to protect the American people from weapons of mass destruction.[Read More…]

Park Forest Police Reports for August 24, 2009

The Park Forest Police Station. (Photo:Wendy Heise) Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)–Editor’s Note: We continue our reporting on news from police reports. Besides covering the many stories from around Park Forest that otherwise might go unnoticed, we want to bring more complete coverage of police reports than is reported by other local[Read More…]