Park Forest Police Blotter Reports for October 21, 2017

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Park Forest Police Officer Tim Jones. Prairie State College will host a Hoopin’ For a Hero’ event October 28 to benefit Officer Jones. #TimStrong (Image Provided)

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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Jeramiah L. Ball, 24, 18024 Ravisloe Terrace, Country Club Hills, was arrested on September 26 and charged with driving while license was suspended, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and obstructing identification. An officer on patrol on Sauk Trail noticed that the vehicle Ball was driving turned right from Indianwood Boulevard onto Sauk Trail. The driver of the vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt, according to police.

Randy J. Johnson Jr., 30, 520 Wildwood Dr., Park Forest, was arrested September 26 and charged with domestic battery when police responded to a report of domestic battery at a residence in the 500 block of Wildwood Street.

Casey R. Page, 29, 479 Dogwood St., Park Forest, was arrested on September 28 and charged with criminal trespass to real property when an officer was summoned to the Park Forest Police Department to investigate a report of a deceptive practice. The person who called in the report said she received a call from First Midwest Bank advising her that her father was currently at the bank with a female subject withdrawing a large sum of money, $300 cash. The caller said she believed her father was being taken advantage of due to his dementia. When police responded to the bank, they confirmed that the man was at the bank with a female subject, withdrew $300 cash, and left the bank with the female subject. Officers checked the man’s residence and located Casey R. Page inside the residence on Dogwood Street. Page had previously been banned from the cooperative property and was subsequently arrested on three charges of trespassing on the property. The man advised police that he did not withdraw the money for Page, but was at the bank cashing a check. Page was placed under arrest and charged with criminal trespass to real property.

Kenya A. Macklin, 267 Arrowhead St., Park Forest, was arrested on September 29 and issued a municipal citation charging battery when police were dispatched to the 300 block of Winnebago Street in reference to a 911 call of an unknown nature.

Deondre L. Guy, 274 Arrowhead St., Park Forest, was arrested on September 30 and charged with domestic battery police responded to the 200 block of Arrowhead Street to investigate a report of a domestic disturbance.