The Park Forest Police Station. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski)
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.
Persons wishing to leave anonymous information on any criminal matters including narcotics or gang activity are encouraged to call 708-748-1309 and leave a message on Detective Beilke’s voice mail.
Marcell E. Lipscomb, 22, 19401 Cypress Ave., Country Club Hills, was arrested on January 6 and charged with possession of cannabis when police were dispatched to the 100 block of Well Street to investigate a report of a suspicious automobile.
A GPS valued at $200 and approximately $15 in loose change were reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 100 block of North Arbor Trail on January 7.
Douglas E. Posey, 47, 176 Monee Rd., Park Forest, was arrested on January 9 and charged with domestic battery regarding an incident that had been reported to police on Saturday, January 8.
Christine Brown, 44, 17059 Anthony Ave., Hazel Crest, was arrested on January 6 and charged with battery when police were dispatched to the 100 block of Main Street to investigate a disturbance in the lobby of the building.
A 19-inch LG LCD television valued at $200, a Mickey Mouse watch valued at $75, a Dopey watch valued at $60 and a Snoopy watch valued at $75 were reported stolen from a residence in the first block of Apple Lane on January 8.
Deontai L. Carter, 17, 116 Larue St., Park Forest, was arrested January 9 and charged with possession of a controlled substance when detectives on patrol in the area of Apple Lane and Oak Lane witnessed activity between two vehicles which they determined was consistent with narcotics activity, according to police.
Dominique S. Crawford, 19, 4051 Appleby Lane, Richton Park, was arrested on January 9 and was charged with battery when police were dispatched to a business in the first block of South Orchard Dr. to investigate a report of a fight that had occurred inside the store.
Commander Winfrew was dispatched to the pump house for water well number two located in the 100 block of Algonquin Street to investigate a report of criminal damage to government supported property. The roof of a structured damaged causing approximately $2550, according to police
A Sharp 46-inch flat-screen television valued at $2700, an AT&T cable box valued at $100, an Xbox 360 game system valued at $500, a Nintendo Wii game system valued at $200 and two credit cards were reported stolen from a residence in the 200 block of Nauvoo Street on January 5.
An officer was dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on January 10 to investigate a report of a violation of an order of protection. Police have suspect information and continue to investigate.
The passenger side front tire of a vehicle parked in the 23400 block of South Western Avenue was reported stolen on January 10.
A juvenile was arrested on January 11 and charged with obstructing the right-of-way, possession of tobacco under age 18 and resisting a peace officer when an officer on patrol observed a subject walking in the center of the roadway on Talala Street.
Police were dispatched to the first block of McCarthy Street to investigate a structure fire on January 12. Police suspect arson and continue to investigate.
Shanon M. Perry, 37, 363 Standish St., Chicago Heights, was arrested on January 13 and charged with possession of cannabis when police observed the vehicle Perry was driving making a lane change without signaling while traveling southbound on Orchard Drive, according to police.
Bianca M. Byrd, 22, 1814 W. 183 St., Homewood, was arrested on January 13 and was charged with possession of cannabis, no rear plate light and no insurance when a detective on patrol observed that the vehicle Byrd was driving eastbound on Ash Street had no rear registration plate light, according to police.