Park Forest Police Report – June 23, 2008

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The Park Forest Police Station. (Photo: Wendy Heise)

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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Jessie J. Deloach, 35, 200 Indianwood Blvd., Park Forest, was arrested on June 14 and charged with felony retail theft when detectives responded to the area surrounding Walgreens Pharmacy at the corner of Lakewood and Orchard, in an attempt to locate a subject wanted for alleged theft that had occurred at Walgreens. Deloach was on parole for retail theft, according to police.

Rodney Bauseman, 18, 318 N. Orchard Dr., Park Forest, was arrested on June 14 and charged with possession of cannabis when detectives on patrol noticed Bauseman standing in the driveway of the address. Bauseman was wanted in connection with two Park Forest cases, an alleged disorderly conduct and alleged possession of a controlled substance, according to police.

An officer was called to the Park Forest Police Department on June 16 to investigate a report of a violation of an order of protection. There were no arrests.

Police were dispatched to the 23400 block of South Western Ave. on June 16 to investigate a possible burglary. A resident noticed that the door of one of the apartments had been kicked in. Nothing was reported missing from the apartment.

The rear window of a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Miami street was reported shattered on June 16.

Detective Baugh located $10 in US currency on the floor of the Police Department lobby near the north entrance. The currency was placed in the evidence as found property. According to his report, Det. Baugh will attempt to view the video surveillance of the lobby to identify the owner of the currency.

Cassandra G. Heard, 19, 401 Winnemac, Park Forest, was arrested on June 17 and charged with battery when officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Allegheny St. to investigate a disturbance complaint. A juvenile was also charged with battery in connection with the same incident.

All four tires on an automobile parked in the 23400 block of South Western Ave. reported slashed on June 17. In addition, the front windshield and rear window of the vehicle were also reported shattered. Police have suspect information.

Police were called to the 300 block of Oakwood in response to a domestic disturbance complaint. There were no arrests.

A temporary license plate, #771J663, was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the Metra lot on June 17.

Police were called to the 2600 block of Western Ave. to investigate a report of a burglary on June 18. Items missing included an Xbox 360 and two controllers valued at $300, seven Xbox 360 games valued at $350, 25 DVD movies and two stereo amplifiers.

A blue Mongoose Rebel bicycle was reported stolen from a residence in the 300 block of Minocqua on June 18.

Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Hemlock on June 19 to investigate a residential burglary. Items reported missing included three “Punch” brand speakers valued at $1110, one subwoofer box valued at $150, and an amplifier valued at $700.

Bobby D. Polk, 52 Hemlock, Park Forest, was arrested on June 19 and charged with two counts of battery when police were dispatched to the vicinity of court H-7 to investigate a report of a disturbance, with subjects possibly fighting.

Police were dispatched to the 100 block of East Sycamore on June 19 to investigate a report of a residential burglary. Items reported stolen include a Kenneth Cole watch with a black band valued at $100, a Guess watch with a dark brown band valued at $100, and an Invicta watch with a black band valued at $100.

Police were dispatched to a house in the 200 block of Krotiak on June 19 for a well-being check. Officers were advised this subject was riding on top of a vehicle and fell to the street and was not getting up. Park Forest paramedics were also dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, police interviewed a juvenile and an adult who related that they had not seen anything. They subsequently discovered three juveniles who related that they had not seen anything and did not know why officers were there. One of the juveniles appeared to be limping, according to police. There were no arrests. According to the report, police had been dispatched to the residence on several occasions. A municipal ticket was issued to the owner of the residence on this occasion with the charge of a disorderly house.

Michael H. Terell, 49, 178 Westwood Dr., Park Forest, was arrested on June 19 and charged with domestic battery when police were dispatched to that address to investigate reports of domestic battery.

Police were dispatched to the first block of Dogwood on June 19 to investigate a report of theft. Four outdoor air condenser units were reported damaged. All copper tubing had been removed from the units, according to police. The cost to repair the condenser units was estimated at $4000. A black portable basketball goal valued at $350 was also reported stolen.

Rickie D. Foy, 25, 198 Washington, Park Forest, was arrested on June 19 and charged with possession of cannabis and processed on an outstanding warrant when detectives observed an illegally parked vehicle in front of that address, according to police. Police discovered that Foy had a valid extraditable arrest warrant out of Minnesota on a charge of larceny.

Eden L. Chappell, 20, 345 Oswego, Park Forest, was arrested on June 19 and charged with possession of cannabis when police were dispatched to the Central Park Pavilion to investigate a report of two suspicious subjects allegedly smoking cannabis.

An officer was dispatched to Illinois School on June 20 to investigate a report of criminal defacement on the school building. Upon arrival, the officer observed gang graffiti in red spray paint on the brick on the north side of the building.

A red and black Trek 3500 bicycle with a black cushioned seat was reported stolen from a residence in the 400 block of Westgate on June 20.

An officer was dispatched to a business in the 300 block of Artists Walk to investigate a report of criminal defacement on the sidewalk. The officer observed a subject’s initials in black spray paint on the sidewalk.