Park Forest News: Police Blotter Reports for August 28, 2017

Park Forest police Central Park Wetlands
Commander Strahla’s patrol shift overlooks the Central Park Wetlands. (Photo: PFPD)

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— Editor’s Note: We continue our reporting in depth reporting of Park Forest news with this week’s 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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Lakisha A. Reed, 38, 303 Gettysburg St., Park Forest, was arrested on August 11 and charged with domestic battery when police were dispatched to the 300 block of Gettysburg Street to investigate a report of domestic battery.

Mark A. Brown, 18, 414 Watseka St., Park Forest, was arrested on August 14 and charged with aggravated assault when police were dispatched to the area of Washington and Winnebago Streets to investigate a report of two individuals fighting in the street over a cell phone.

Jordan Walker, 18, 4725 Hickory Creek Dr. #7, University Park, was arrested on August 14 and charged with one count of robbery when police were dispatched the area of Sauk Trail and Meota Street in reference to a report of a fight.

Casey R. Page, 29, 479 Dogwood St., Park Forest, was arrested on August 17 and charged with trespassing when police were dispatched to the 3000 block of Western Avenue to investigate a report of a disturbance. Page had been banned from all Cedarwood properties by the Cedarwood Co-op management, according to police. She allegedly told police that she was aware that she was banned from the property but had returned to get some of her property, according to police.

Steven C. Warner, 51, 119 E. 82nd Pl., Chicago, was arrested on August 17 and charged with assault and criminal trespass to land when police were dispatched to a business in the first block of South Orchard Drive to investigate a report of a disturbance. Youhn E. Hannah, 32, 23 East Rocket Circle, Park Forest, was also arrested and charged with criminal trespass to land.

Asia N. Jones, 22, 349 Oakwood St., Park Forest, was arrested on August 18 and issued to municipal tickets charging dog running at large when police were dispatched to the 300 block of Oakwood Street in reference to and animal complaint involving loose dogs chasing kids in the area. An adult was bitten on the right forearm, according to police.

Roxan Afkar, 23, 231 Arrowhead St., Park Forest, was arrested on August 19 and issued citations charging no driver’s license on person, improper turn, and a municipal citation charging possession of cannabis. An officer patrolling westbound on Algonquin Street observed a vehicle turn left onto Algonquin Street past a fully visible “No Left Turn” sign, according to police.

Casey R. Page, 29, 479 Dogwood St., Park Forest, was arrested on August 19 and charged with one count of criminal trespass to real property when police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department lobby to investigate a report of a vehicle stolen from the 3000 block of Western Avenue.

Eric A. Ross, 28, 3108 W. 163rd St., Markham, was arrested on August 20 and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving in the wrong lane, and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident when police responded to the 300 block of Indianwood Boulevard to investigate an accident.