Local Police Reports

Former NFL Quarterback Steve McNair Killed In Nashville Shooting

Nashville, TN–(ENEWSPF)– Nashville police have issued a statement regarding the death of former NFL quarterback Steve McNair: Metro Police Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of former Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair. McNair and an adult female were found dead this afternoon inside a condominium at 2nd Avenue South[Read More…]

Midnight Dip at Aqua Center Ends with Arrest

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– A midnight dip in the adult pool of the Aqua Center ended with the arrest of the alleged trespassers. Police were dispatched to the Aqua Center on July 21 shortly after midnight in reference to a report of two trespassers. According to police, an assistant manager at[Read More…]

Tower Cleaners Robbed at Knifepoint

Suspect description updated here on May 9, 2008 Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at Tower Cleaners, 230 Forest Blvd. on May 3 at 5 p.m. According to an employee, at 4:59 p.m., a male black subject entered the business. The subject allegedly moved[Read More…]

Calling 911 – SouthCom Explained

Dispatcher Emily Leber fields calls at SouthCom Combined Dispatch Center in Matteson. (Photo: ENEWSPF) Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— Village officials toured SouthCom dispatch center in Matteson on Monday, July 16. In attendance were Director of SouthCom, Ron Bonneau, Denise Pavlik, Telecommunications Supervisor for SouthCom, Trustees Georgia O’Neill, Gary Kopycinski, Mae Brandon,[Read More…]

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What constitutes an arrest?

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Readers may find names of individuals listed in our police reports showing an “arrest” when the individuals were never formally brought to the police station, finger printed, etc., but issued a Municipal Ticket (M-Ticket), or even a traffic ticket. Park Forest Police Chief Tom Fleming provided clarification[Read More…]

Signs of the Times: Campaign Police Reports

According to reports from several sources, this sign appeared on Main St. in Richton Park last week. (Photo: ENEWSPF) Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— Two recent police reports involve campaign signs and Paul Jasinevicius, candidate for Village President in Park Forest.  The first, #07-04542, says that on Saturday, April 7, at 8:47[Read More…]

Ford Vehicles Damaged by BB Gun

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Police are investigating reports of automobiles apparently damaged by BB guns over the weekend. On March 30, police were called to the 300 block of Somonauk to investigate a report of criminal damage to prowperty.  The officer at the scene observed the window on the driver’s door[Read More…]