Police Report – January 21, 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.

An arrest does not mean that a person is guilty. All those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. It is the policy of eNews Park Forest to not remove items in the public record from publication. If your name is listed in the police reports, we will only add information relevant to the final disposition of the case at hand, e.g. "Mr. Smith was subsequently acquitted," or "All charges against Mr. Smith were subsequently dropped." We will do so upon receiving and verifying proof of such disposition.

We will always include some introductory comments before the first item. While everything that follows is a matter of public record, we do not believe it is necessary to have names on page one. 

Lindsey L. Harden, 22, 7750 Seely, Chicago, was arrested on January 11 and charged with disorderly conduct when police responded to the 0-100 block of Hemlock St. to investigate a theft of a purse.

Police were called to the 3300 block of Western Avenue near Court G-2 on January 12 in reference to a shot fired call.  There were no arrests.  Police recovered three spent .22 caliber shell casings in the area.  Witnesses reported hearing three shots fired, but no one was able to identify the shooter.  A door to a residence was damaged by gunfire. A .22 caliber slug was recovered from the door.

Sentoria M. Tyler, 36, 69 Fir St., Park Forest, was arrested on January 12 and charged with domestic battery when police responded to that address to investigate a report of domestic battery.

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Shaun J. Chaney, 40, 428 Tamarack, Park Forest, was arrested on January 13 and charged with domestic battery and possession of cannabis when police were called to that address to investigate a report of domestic battery.

Angela Y. Oliver, 39, 41 Sauk Trail, Park Forest, was arrested on January 13 and charged with two counts of endangering the life/health of the child, driving while license suspended, operation of uninsured motor vehicle, and speeding when police conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle Oliver was driving.

DeJuan J. Crosby, Jr., 24, 414 Huron, Park Forest, was arrested on January 14 and charged with unlawful possession of firearm ammunition and possession of cannabis when police stopped a vehicle traveling on Western Avenue driving on the median located at the intersection of Western Avenue and Norwood.  Police also observed that the occupants inside of the vehicle were not wearing their seatbelts.  Crosby, a passenger in the vehicle, was asked to step out of the vehicle when police observed him reaching for something on the passenger’s side floor.  While doing a pat-down of Crosby, Officer Hoskins discovered one 19mm round and one .380 round of ammunition.  Officer Hoskins conducted a check through LEADS which revealed that Crosby did not have a Firearm Owner ID card.

Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Allegheny Street on January 15 to investigate a report of battery.  There were no arrests.  Please have suspect information.

Anthony D. Fultz, 17, 509 Andover, Chicago Heights, Kedar R. Muhammad, 19,  339 Wildwood, Park Forest, and Gregory Johnson, 20, 339 Wildwood, Park Forest, were arrested on January 15 when police responded to the Sauk Trail parking lot at Rich East High School to investigate a report of suspicious persons.

Robert T. Brown, 21, 334 Arizona, Glenwood, was arrested on January 15 and charged with criminal trespass to residence when police were dispatched to the 200 block of Rich Road in reference to a suspicious circumstances complaint.

A juvenile was arrested on January 15 and charged with telephone harassment and disorderly conduct when an officer working as a police liaison officer at Rich East High School was advised of a disorderly conduct incident.

Brandon A. Hopkins, 19, 405 Westgate, Park Forest, was arrested on January 16 and charged with obstructing a peace officer when an officer on duty in an unmarked police patrol vehicle in the Aqua Center parking lot at approximately 11:20 a.m. observed a male who appeared to be of high school age wearing a black coat and writing a red Mountain bike eastbound through the aqua center parking lot.  According to police, Hopkins did not stop riding when the officer identified himself and ordered him to stop, but drove away quickly on the bike.

The rear window of a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Thomas Street was reported shattered on January 17.  Police say a hole in the driver’s side weather stripping of the window was consistent in size and shape with damage caused by a BB.

A dining room picture window of a residence in the 3200 block of Western Avenue was reported shattered on January 17.  Police have suspect information.

Mansel Montgomery, 37, 39 Fir St., Park Forest, was arrested on January 18 and charged with a sex offender registration violation when detectives concluded an investigation that began in December and discovered that Montgomery, a registered sex offender with an address in Chicago, was living in Park Forest.