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 media.
An arrest does not mean that a person is guilty. All those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. It is the policy of eNews Park Forest to not remove items in the public record from publication. If your name is listed in the police reports, we will only add information relevant to the final disposition of the case at hand, e.g. “Mr. Smith was subsequently acquitted,” “Mr. Smith entered a guilty plea,” or “All charges against Mr. Smith were subsequently dropped.” We will do so upon receiving and verifying proof of such disposition.
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Emmanuel P. Davis, 26, 4524 Heartland Dr., Richton Park, was charged with possession of cannabis, driving without a driver’s license, driving without lights when required and driving without insurance following a traffic stop Jan. 1 at the corner of Western Avenue and Illinois Street, police said.
Terrence Chatman, 61, 55 N. Arbor Trail, Park Forest, was charged with felony driving on a revoked license and was taken into custody on an arrest warrant for possession of a controlled substance, following a traffic stop Dec. 27 at the intersection of Oakwood Drive and Sauk Trail, police said.
Police report that a Park Forest resident had a credit card account fraudulently opened in his name and had over $3,000 worth of furniture purchased on the account. The victim reported the fraudulent purchases to police Dec. 26. Police are investigating.
Police reported that a car had two tires slashed Dec. 26 in the 0-100 block of Apple Lane.
Ronald A. Alexander, 28, 4706 Lee Ct., Richton Park, was charged with possession of cannabis, driving with an obstructed windshield, driving on a suspended license and no insurance following a traffic stop Dec. 26 at the intersection of Sauk Trail and Central Park Avenue, police said.
Police reported that the building at 410 Lakewood Blvd. had a window damaged on Dec. 22. According to a report, police believe the broken window was caused by a pellet gun.
Police are investigating an incident of deceptive practice. According to a report, an elderly victim allowed a woman to stay at his home while he recovered from an illness. The report stated that the victim had over $7,000 withdrawn from his bank account over several weeks.
Adrian C. Shelton, 26, 429 Natoma St., Park Forest, was charged with possession of cannabis and speeding, following a traffic stop Dec. 21 at the intersection of Sauk Trail and Indianwood Boulevard, police said.
Adelle S. Townsell, 39, 22845 Lawndale Ave., Richton Park, was charged with attempted deceptive practice following an incident Dec. 20 at Dollar General, 10 Main St. According to a report, on Dec. 20, a woman and two men allegedly made a purchase at the store with a counterfeit $100 bill. The report stated that a store employee later identified the bill as counterfeit, which was confirmed by police. On Dec. 22, the same woman entered the store and attempted to return merchandise purchased with the counterfeit bill. She was then taken into custody and later charged.
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