Local Police Reports

Park Forest Police Reports for October 10, 2011


Park Forest Police Station
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.

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A red leather case containing over $6000 in jewelry, a blue suitcase valued at $30, a Kodak camera valued at $80, a Vivitar camera valued at $100, a camcorder valued at $250, a document scanner valued at $70, an iPad valued at $450 and an iPod valued at $575 were reported stolen from a residence in the 100 block of Westwood Drive on September 22.

Police were dispatched to Mohawk School, 301 Mohawk Street, on September 24 in reference to a juvenile battery report. A man told police that his son was kicked by another juvenile while the children were playing in the playground at Mohawk School. The father did not want to pursue any criminal charges but simply asked officers to speak with the alleged offender’s parents. Police completed a juvenile history sheet and notified the juvenile’s mother.

Cory B. Agee, 23, 424 Tamarack St., Park Forest, was arrested on September 25 and charged with possession of cannabis, obstructed windshield and operation of an uninsured motor vehicle when an officer patrolling in the area of Blackhawk Drive and Miami Street observed that the vehicle Agee was driving had an obstructed windshield, according to police.

An air-conditioning unit was reported stolen from outside of a residence in the first block of South Arbor Trail on September 26.

A juvenile was arrested on September 27 and charged with possession of cannabis when an officer working at Rich East High School observed a hand-to-hand transaction between students, according to police.

Jeremiah Nesbitt, 21, 1780 Reichert Ave., Sauk Village, was arrested on September 27 and charged with trespassing when police were dispatched to the 100 block of Main Street to investigate a report of trespassing.

A bicycle valued at $200 was reported stolen from Central Park on September 29.

A PlayStation 3 game console value to $350 and approximately 30 PlayStation 3 video games valued at $1500 were reported stolen from a residence in the 200 block of Mohawk Street on September 29.

Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Allegheny Street on September 30 at approximately 4:30 AM to investigate a report of a disturbance. Police observed one male individual sitting in a chair with an apparent cut or stab wound to his right leg. Police say blood was pooling under the chair. Police have suspect information and continue to investigate.

Police were dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of Tioga Street on October 1 to investigate a complaint of a residential burglary. Police observed that windows of the residence had been shattered. Police have suspect information and continue to investigate.

A resident told police on October 2 that over $2000 in fraudulent checks had been cashed against her bank account. Detectives are investigating.

A purse was reported missing from a vehicle left unsecured at the Speedway Gas Station, 401 Sauk Trail, on October 2.

Police were dispatched to Mantua Street at Mantua Court to investigate a reckless discharge of a firearm complaint on October 2. Several witnesses reported hearing five or six gunshots. Police are investigating.

Darnell L. Calicott, 20, 299 Boston St., Chicago Heights was arrested on October 2 and charged with possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to signal and obstructed windshield when an officer observed the vehicle Calicott was driving change lanes while traveling eastbound on Sauk Trail without signaling, according to police.

Approximately 2 feet of copper tubing valued at $10 was reported stolen from an air-conditioning unit in the first block of South Arbor Trail on October 3.

Terrance C. Wyatt, 19, 4985 Arquilla Dr., Richton Park, was arrested October 3 and charged with possession of cannabis and issued traffic citations charging no rear registration light and operation of an uninsured motor vehicle when an officer on Windsor Street at Sauk Trail observed that the vehicle Wyatt was driving had no rear registration plate light, according to police.

A juvenile told police he was robbed of five dollars by a knife-bearing suspect wearing a hoodie on October 4. The robbery allegedly occurred on Mantua Street near Mantua Court, according to police.

Gregory H. Craig, 35, 415 Sandburg St., Park Forest, was arrested October 7 and charged with criminal trespass to property following an incident October 4 when police were dispatched to the 400 block of Sandburg Street to investigate a report of a dispute between neighbors.

Marchaz E. Glass, 23, 129 Shabbona Dr., Park Forest, was arrested on October 5 and charged with possession of cannabis, obstructed windshield, avoiding a traffic control device, and driver’s license not on person when an officer patrolling in the area of Blackhawk Drive and Sauk Trail observed that the vehicle Glass was driving had an obstructed windshield, according to police.

A juvenile told police that he was shot by a BB gun pellet while walking home from Rich East High School on October 5.

A large amount of copper wire was reported stolen from a business in the 100 block of South Orchard Drive on October 5. According to police, all entrances were secure and, after investigation, police determined that entry had not been made through the roof. Detectives are investigating.

A juvenile was arrested October 6 and charged with battery and disorderly conduct when police were dispatched to Central Park to investigate a report of a fight.

A 40-inch Samsung HDTV valued at $300 was reported stolen from a residence in the first block of West Rocket Circle on October 6.

A mobile phone was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 100 block of Nanti Street on October 7.

Two compressors for outside air-conditioning units valued at $1000 each were reported stolen from two residences in the 400 block of Titonka Street on October 7.

The driver’s door window of a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Allegheny Street was reported shattered on October 7.

The rear bumper of a vehicle parked in the 100 block of Ash Street was reported damaged on October 7. Police say it appeared that someone had taken a large clay pot and thrown it at the bumper of the car.

A Garman GPS and a wallet were reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Neosho Street on October 7.

Everett D. Rawls, 33, 22214 Kostner Ave., Richton Park, was arrested on October 8 and processed on an outstanding warrant out of Sauk Village when an officer on patrol observed that the vehicle Rawls was driving on Sauk Trail near Western Avenue had an expired registration, according to police. Police say Rawls was also given a traffic citation charging expired registration and was additionally charged with possession of cannabis.

Chauncey Thomas, 30, 4130 W. 175th Place, Country Club Hills, was arrested on October 8 and charged with possession of cannabis and issued traffic citations charging disobeying a traffic signal and operation of uninsured motor vehicle when an officer on patrol in the 2500 block of Western Avenue observed the vehicle Thomas was driving disobeyed a traffic control signal (red light) while traveling north on Western Avenue at 26th Street, according to police.

A Maytag stainless steel stove and refrigerator valued at $1200 were reported stolen from a residence in the 300 block of Somonauk Drive on October 8.


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