Park Forest Police Report for May 25, 2009

Police were dispatched to Rich East High School on May 14 to investigate a report of theft. A teacher related that her debit card had been removed from her purse without her permission. Police continue to investigate.

Faheem T. Muhammad, 22, 404 Hamilton Wood, Homewood, was arrested on May 14 and charged with possession of cannabis, speeding over the posted speed limit, and no front plate when an officer patrolling the area of Western Avenue and Birch Street observed the vehicle Muhammad was driving northbound on Western Avenue at a high rate of speed. According to police, the officer paced the vehicle at 47 m.p.h. in a 35 m.p.h. zone.

Glenn W. Carl, 48, 305 Meota St., Park Forest, was arrested on May 15 and charged with domestic battery when police were dispatched to that address to investigate a report of domestic battery.

A power washer valued at $399, a Black & Decker belt sander valued at $30, and a 12 foot ladder valued at $98, were reported stolen from a residence in the 300 block of Sangamon Street on May 16. Police continue to investigate.

Police were dispatched to the first block of Hickory Court on May 16 to investigate a report of a domestic disturbance. Police continue to investigate.

An Xbox 360 game system valued at $300, a Sony PS2 game system valued at $300, a Sony PS3 game system valued at $200, and $1800 cash were reported stolen from a residence in the first block of Apache Street on May 16.

A 1999 gray Dodge Stratus, Illinois registration 804 2256, was reported stolen from in front of a residence in the 100 block of Dogwood Street on May 17. The vehicle was located later that day at 25th and Wentworth Streets in Chicago Heights. According to police, the front passenger-side bumper was damaged, the windshield was cracked, and the airbags were deployed.

Two juveniles, age 16 and 17 years-old, were arrested on May 17 and issued municipal citations charging battery when police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department to investigate a report of battery.

An Xbox game console valued at $300 and Xbox games valued at $200, were reported stolen from a residence in the 500 block of Blair Street on May 17.

Walter Finley, 40, 20 Monee Rd., Park Forest, was arrested on May 17 and charged with criminal trespass to residence, aggravated assault, and domestic battery when police were dispatched to the first block of Apache Street to investigate a report of an unwanted subject.

An air-conditioning unit and a furnace valued at $800 each were reported stolen from a residence in the first block of Sauk Trail on May 18.

Fazon Guillermo, 17, 102 Nashua St., Park Forest, was arrested and charged with retail theft when two flower arrangements, valued at $25.90 each, were reported stolen from CVS Pharmacy on May 19. A 14-year-old juvenile was also arrested and charged with retail theft and violation of curfew.

David P. Logan, 28, 338 Oswego St., Park Forest, was arrested on May 19 and charged with domestic battery when police were dispatched to that address to investigate a report of domestic battery.

Michael L. Walker, 36, 274 Sangamon St., Park Forest, was arrested on May 19 and charged with domestic battery when police responded to that address to investigate a report of a subject being held against her will.

Police were dispatched to Blackhawk School on May 20 to investigate a report of a possible bomb threat. An administrator reported discovering graffiti on a piece of playground equipment which read, “I’m going to blow the school up at 9:00 pm on 5/19/09. If I’m late I’ll do it 20th 2:00 pm [sic].” Police gathered evidence from the scene and continue to investigate.

Both rear tires of a vehicle parked in the 100 block of Forest Boulevard were reported slashed on May 21. The vehicle was also spray-painted on the front/side/rear passenger side area. Police have suspect information and continue to investigate.

Police responded to the Park Forest Police Department on May 21 where a Chicago resident reported driving southbound on Orchard Drive when, in front of the Aqua Center, a male juvenile allegedly threw a rock at the vehicle, breaking the windshield. The juvenile is described as being 15 or 16 years of age with head shaved bald, approximately 5’8″ tall and a thin build, weighing approximately 135 pounds. He was wearing multicolored plaid shorts and a white tank top, according to police.

Casey R. Page, 20, last known address 479 Dogwood St., Park Forest, was arrested on May 22 and charged with criminal trespass to property when police were dispatched to the 400 block of Dogwood Street to investigate a report of criminal trespass to land.