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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Ryan C. Nash, 20, 309 North Orchard Dr., Park Forest, was arrested on October 1 and charged with possession of cannabis when police responded to the 400 block of Talala Street to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle. Two others in the vehicle were released without charges.
Police investigated a report of a residential burglary in the 300 block of South Orchard Drive on October 1. Police have suspect information and continue to investigate.
The rear passenger-side tire of a vehicle parked in a staff parking lot at Rich East High School was punctured on October 1.
Police investigated a report of a fraudulent check on October 2. Police have suspect information and continue to investigate.
A black and white four-door 2005 Ford Crown Victoria, Illinois license number K750434, was reported stolen from the 200 block of Miami Street on October 2.
An officer responded to the Park Forest Police Department on October 3 to investigate a report of criminal trespass to a motor vehicle. A resident reported discovering that her car had been “rummaged through,” according to police. The vehicle had been left unlocked. Nothing appeared to be missing, according to police.
An electric meter was reported stolen from a residence in the 400 block of Titonka Street on October 3. Police have suspect information.
A 47-inch Panasonic LCD flat-screen television valued at $1500, a 19-inch Samsung LCD flat-screen television valued at $300, and a 19-inch Panasonic LCD flat-screen television/DVD player valued at $800 were reported stolen from a residence in the 300 block of Tioga Street on October 3.
Aaron P. Bowlds, 22, 362 Westgate Dr., Park Forest, was arrested on October 4 and charged with possession of cannabis when a detective on patrol in the area of Westgate Drive and Wilson Street observed a vehicle make a left-hand turn onto Westgate without making a complete stop at the stop sign, according to police.
Police gave a resident advice on how to seek an order of protection when an officer was dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department in reference to a report of telephone harassment on October 4.
A window of a building in the 200 block of Wilson Street was reported damaged, possibly by a rock, on October 4.
A juvenile was arrested on October 4 and issued a municipal citation charging possession of alcohol by a minor when an officer observed a male juvenile subject walking northbound in the 300 block of Blackhawk Drive at 2:15 p.m. Police had been advised earlier that day that a juvenile had left a local school without permission.
Steven H. Comer, 41, 206 Monee Rd., Park Forest, was arrested on October 4 and charged with disorderly conduct when police were dispatched to the 200 block of Monee Road to investigate a report of a disturbance. Police said they noticed a strong odor of alcoholic beverages emanating from Comer’s person.
Cordell J. Moore, 30, 3344 Western Ave., Park Forest, was arrested October 6 and charged with domestic battery after police were dispatched on October 5 to the 3300 block of Western Avenue in reference to a report of domestic battery.
Jeremy Nathaniel McGhee, 24, 1441 W. 115th St., Chicago, was arrested on October 5 and charged with possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding over the posted limit, and driving while license was suspended when an officer patrolling in the area of Western Avenue and Fir Street observed the vehicle McGhee was driving southbound on Western Avenue traveling in excess of the posted speed limit, according to police.
Police recovered dozens of Ziplock baggies containing a green, leafy substance, suspect cannabis, and other drug paraphernalia , after executing a search warrant in the 100 block of Algonquin Street on October 5. Police also recovered a red and bronze "Sears" brand 12-gauge shotgun round. Derrick T. Lockette, 31, and Monique J. Cole, 31, both of 128 Algonquin St., Park Forest, were arrested and charged with possession of cannabis.
A basement window of a residence in the 3300 block of Western Avenue was reported shattered on October 6.
Two juveniles were arrested on October 6 and charged with theft, criminal trespass to land, and resisting a peace officer when police were dispatched shortly after 8:00 p.m. to the 100 block of Ash Street to investigate a report of several juveniles dressed in dark clothing walking through court A-4 looking into the windows of parked cars, pulling on car door handles.
The living room window of a residence in the 200 block of South Orchard Drive was reported shattered on October 8.
Several windows of a residence in the 200 block of Miami Street were reported shot through with BB gun pellets on October 8. Police estimate damages in excess of $2500.
The driver’s side window of a vehicle parked in the 300 block of Farragut Street was reported shattered on October 8.
Alonzo T. Green, 20, 9142 S. Harvard Ave., Chicago, was arrested on October 8 and charged with possession of cannabis, driving on a suspended license, and improper lane usage when detectives traveling westbound on Lincoln Highway from North Orchard Drive observed the passenger side tires of the vehicle Green was driving cross a lane dividing line twice, according to police.
Police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on October 8 in reference to a report of a stolen cell phone. A resident reported that she was unable to find her cell phone and learned that unknown person(s) had been using the phone without her permission. The service was canceled.