Local Police Reports

Park Forest Police Reports for November 9, 2009

Park Forest Police Station

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 media.

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Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Minocqua Street on November 2 at approximately 11:17 p.m. to investigate a complaint of domestic battery. Police have suspect information and continue to investigate.

Jonathan B. McClain, 28, 4118 175th Pl, Country Club Hills, was arrested on November 3 and charged with failure to yield, driver’s license not on the person, failure to signal, and possession of a controlled substance, when an officer on patrol traveling northbound on Forest Boulevard at Juniper Street observed the vehicle McClain was driving allegedly fail to yield and signal while making a left turn onto Forest Boulevard, almost striking the officers patrol vehicle, according to police.

A juvenile was arrested on November 4 and was charged with retail theft when an officer was dispatched to Walgreens, 15 S. Orchard Drive, to investigate a report of retail theft.

Terance L. Craig, 20, 21235 Tower Ave., Matteson, and Gerald D. Eddigs, 19, 3826 212th Pl., Matteson, were arrested on November 4 and charged with possession of cannabis when detectives on patrol observed that the vehicle Craig was driving on Western Avenue had no red tail lights, according to police. Craig was also issued a Will County traffic complaint charging no red tail lights.

Police were dispatched to the Currency Exchange, a 20 Norwood Square, to investigate a report of criminal damage to property on November 5. Police continue to investigate.

Police were dispatched to a residence in the 23400 block of Western Avenue on November 5 to investigate a report of residential burglary. A resident returned home and discovered that her apartment had been disturbed, with cushions and clothing thrown about and some drawers opened. Nothing appeared to be missing, according to police. Police continue to investigate.

A black iPod Touch and a black camera in a white rubber case were reported stolen from a Rich East High School student after school on a school bus on November 6.

Sean D. Wynn, 19, 1108 E. 183rd St. Homewood, was arrested on November 6 and charged with speeding over the statutory limit, driving on a suspended license, failure to signal when required, driving while registration is expired, and possession of cannabis, when an officer on patrol traveling northbound on Western Avenue at Main Street observed the vehicle Wynn was driving allegedly traveling in excess of the speed limit, according to police.