Police Report – February 11, 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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Eric Wydell Tucker, 33, 15616 Turlington, Harvey, was arrested on February 2 and charged with improper display of registration, driver’s license suspended and obstruction when an officer on patrol in an unmarked vehicle traveling southbound on Western Ave. from Illinois St. observed the vehicle Tucker was driving had its rear registration plate obstructed. A passenger in the vehicle, Isiah M. Mitchell, 17, 15622 Turlington, Harvey, was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis.

Darryl L. Singleton, 45, 916 11th Place, Ford Heights, was arrested on February 2 and charged with one count of felony possession of a controlled substance when an officer on routine patrol in the area of 26th St. and Western Ave. stopped for a red traffic signal and subsequently observed the driver of the vehicle stopped in front of his patrol vehicle bouncing up and down in the driver’s seat. The officer ran the registration number through LEADS and discovered the registered owner had a suspended driver’s license. Singleton was also charged with driving while license suspended and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.

Anthony D. Evans, 39, 4124 Lindenwood Dr., Matteson, and Ternell L. Weston, 20, 2631 S. Marshfield, Calumet Park, were arrested on February 2 and charged with theft when police were dispatched to the 300 block of Windsor St. to investigate a theft complaint. The two allegedly took a snow shovel.

Alfred Whittington, 40, 1025 W. Sunnyside, Chicago, was arrested on February 3 and charged with domestic battery, resisting a peace officer, possession of cannabis, and a bail bond violation when police responded to the lobby of the Park Forest Police Department to investigate a disturbance.

A wedding ring with diamonds valued at $800 and other jewelry valued at $700 were reported stolen from a residence in the 0-100 block of Krotiak on February 3.

A steak knife was reported taken from a residence in the 200 block of Allegheny St. on February 4 when an unknown female subject allegedly entered a house through the kitchen door, opened a kitchen drawer, took a steak knife and then exited the house.

A juvenile was arrested on February 4 and charged with possession of cannabis when police observed two juveniles walking northbound past Main Street from CVS Pharmacy after curfew hours.

Police responded to the 200 block of Arcadia on February 5 to investigate a report of a residential burglary. Two unknown subjects allegedly entered a house through a bedroom window. The window was shattered and there was glass on the floor of the bedroom. Police observed two muddy footprints in one room. Police have suspect information.

Kizzie L. Tyms, 25, 563 Andover, Chicago Heights, was arrested on February 5 and charged with failure to wear a seatbelt, driving with expired registration, operating an uninsured auto, driving when never issued a driver’s license, and attempted obstructing justice when an officer on patrol observed a driver without a seatbelt traveling westbound on North St. from Western Ave.

Rodney M. Blackful, 35, 1320 Emerald, Chicago Heights, was arrested on February 5 and charged with one felony count of driving while driver’s license was suspended when police were dispatched to the 100 block of Monee Rd. in reference to a possible burglary.

Police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on February 5 in reference to a fraud report. A resident reported a missing debit card. When she contacted the bank, she was told that there had been activity on the missing card. Police have suspect information.

Police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on February 5 to investigate a report of harassing phone calls.

Remon M. Childs, 27, 161 Shabbona, Park Forest, was arrested on February 5 and charged with domestic battery and interfering with the reporting of domestic violence when police responded to the 200 block of Nauvoo St. to investigate a report of domestic battery.

Harry G. Nicholson, 34, 429 Suwanee, Park Forest, was arrested on February 5 and charged with violating an order of protection when police were dispatched to the 400 block of Suwanee to investigate a violation of an order of protection.

A red/black Porro snow blower was reported stolen from the 0-100 block of Fir St. on February 6.

Ollie M. Williams, 54, 283 Allegheny St., Park Forest, was arrested on February 6 and charged with endangering the health or life of a child when an officer on patrol observed three young male juveniles ages six to eight walking westbound on Norwood Blvd. from Western Ave. According to the police report, the temperature was 34° with a wind chill factor of 24°.

A juvenile was arrested on February 6 and charged with domestic battery, criminal damage to property, and processed on a battery warrant when police were dispatched to the 200 block of Allegheny St. to investigate a domestic battery complaint.

Police were dispatched to 215 Wilson St. on February 6 to investigate a criminal damage to property and theft from Forest Trail Middle School. Two juveniles were arrested and charged with criminal damage to property. Two other juveniles were arrested and charged with criminal damage to property and theft. The juveniles allegedly ripped two soap dispensers from a wall in a bathroom and allegedly took $25 from a jar in a lounge.

Officer Elliot and K-9 Brix responded to the 3600 block of Parthenon Way, Olympia Fields, on February 6 to assist the Olympia Fields Police Department at the scene of a shooting. According to police, a male subject had used a handgun to shoot a resident in the leg.

Kenneth Scaggs, 48, 16826 Head Ave., Hazel Crest, was arrested on February 6 and charged with attempted obstructing a peace officer when an officer observed a suspicious subject in the liquor aisle of CVS Pharmacy, according to police.

Lucinda Anderson, 30, 231 Berry St., Park Forest, was arrested on February 7 and charged with domestic battery when police were summoned to the Park Forest Police Department to investigate a report of domestic battery.