Police Report – November 19, 2007

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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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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. 

Quinton K. Joiner, 23, 4128 Sumter, Matteson, was arrested on November 11 and charged with domestic battery and criminal damage to property when police were called to the 200 block of Forest to investigate a disturbance.  A witness reported seeing Joiner allegedly urinating on a computer keyboard in her house and allegedly striking her in the mouth with an open hand.

Ame M. Kennedy, 32, 216 S. Orchard, Park Forest, was arrested on November 11 and charged with domestic battery when police were called to the 200 block of South Orchard to investigate a report of domestic disturbance.

Blake P. Bailey, 21, 81-A Hemlock, Park Forest, was arrested on November 11 and charged with domestic battery and interfering with the report of domestic violence when police were called to the 0 – 100 block of Hemlock to investigate a domestic disturbance.

An Xbox 360 games system valued at $400 and six videogames valued at $40 each were reported stolen from a house in the 300 block of Manitowac on November 11.  Police have suspect information.

Mario D. Jones, 20, 329 Waldmann, Park Forest, was arrested and charged with domestic battery when police were called to the 300 block of Waldmann to investigate a disturbance.

Antwan D. Hunt, 20, 3901 Tower Dr., Richton Park, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and assault when an officer patrolling in the area of Sauk Trail and Blackhawk observed two subjects behind a business and stopped to investigate further.

A juvenile was arrested on November 11 and charged with attempted residential burglary and criminal damage to property when police were dispatched to the 200 block of Allegheny to investigate the sound of glass breaking and a possible residential burglary.  Police are seeking a second juvenile in connection with this incident.

Two north side doors of the Autumn Ridge information building, 119 Sycamore, were reported damaged on November 12.  The approximate cost to replace both doors is $600.

Holly R. Chavez, 364 Niagara, Park Forest, was arrested on November 12 and charged with attempted residential burglary when police responded to a home in the 300 block of Niagara to investigate a possible burglary in progress.

Two juveniles were arrested on November 13 and charged in connection with the November 12 theft of a bottle of liquor from CVS pharmacy.

A 13 inch metal pipe was thrown through the second-floor bedroom window of a home in the 100 block of Hemlock on November 12.  Police continue to investigate.

Robert S. Wojciechowski, 37, 280 Arrowhead, Park Forest, was arrested on November 13 and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of cannabis when police initiated a traffic stop after observing the vehicle Wojciechowski was driving allegedly violate several traffic regulations, according to the report.

A juvenile was arrested on November 13 and charged with retail theft when police were dispatched to Walgreens, 15 South Orchard, in reference to an unwanted subject.

Someone allegedly keyed an automobile parked in the 100 block of Lester on all sides sometime on November 12.  The damage was not reported to police until November 13.

Ten white aluminum storm doors valued at $150 each, and a GE gas oven range valued at $450, were reported stolen from a residence in the 100 block of Fir.  The items were in storage so that other units could be remodeled.  The items were discovered missing on November 9, but only reported missing on November 13.

Police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department to investigate a financial identity theft report on November 13.  A resident reported opening a letter and learning that an account had been opened in her name through Citibank.  She immediately contacted Citibank and advised them of the fraudulent account.  Since the resident caught the activity so quickly, no dollar loss had occurred, and Citibank immediately closed the account.

A golf cart used for maintenance purposes valued at $12,000 was reported stolen from Rich East high school on November 14.  Officers Busse and Mannino recovered the vehicle later that day parked and abandoned next to a residence in the 300 block of Forest.

Police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on November 14 to investigate a delayed theft complaint.  A student reported a digital camera, valued at $150, and a CD player stolen earlier that day from her at Rich East High School.

A purse was reported stolen from a residence in the 300 block of Osage on November 14.

A 2003 silver Jeep Liberty, Illinois registration number 863-2222, was reported stolen from a residence in the 100 block of South Arbor Trail on November 14.

Anna M. Hofsummer, 2 Cromwell Rd., Park Forest, was arrested on November 15 and charged with two counts of domestic battery, criminal damage to property, criminal trespass to motor vehicle, and underage consumption of alcohol when police were dispatched to the 0- 106 block of Cromwell to investigate a domestic battery in progress.

Robert L. Holton, 27, 16217 South Paulina, Markham, was arrested on November 15 and charged with criminal trespass to state-supported property when an officer working as a security liaison officer at Rich East High School girls’ basketball game was advised by an employee that there was a highly intoxicated subject in the basketball gym.

Marcus T. Calhoun, 32, 343 Manitowac, Park Forest, was arrested on November 16 and charged with possession of cannabis, illegal transportation of alcohol, and having no rear registration light when an officer observed the vehicle Calhoun was driving traveling westbound on Algonquin Street from Allegheny Street without any rear registrations light.

The driver’s side rear tires of three automobiles parked in front of three different residences in the 400 block of Winnebago were reported punctured on November 16.

Charles Brogdon, 48, 452 Homan, Park Forest, was arrested on November 16 and charged with obstructing a peace officer when police were dispatched to the 400 block of Homan to investigate a 911 call.  Brogdon allegedly refused to identify himself when police arrived at the residence to investigate the call.

Officer Elliott and K-9 Brix were dispatched to the 4100 block of St. Lawrence Ave., Matteson, to assist Matteson police with the search of the vehicle where cocaine had allegedly been located in the center console.  K-9 Brix showed interest in the center console of the vehicle where the cocaine had been recovered. A further search of the vehicle had negative results.

Edwin D. Hartfield, 51, 426 North Orchard, Park Forest, was arrested on November 17 and charged with domestic battery when police responded to a home in the 400 block of North Orchard to investigate a report of domestic battery.

Sandra L. Zakis, 53, 2946 S. Western, Park Forest, was arrested on November 17 and charged with violation of an order of protection in reference to an incident that occurred on October 28 in a church in the 2900 block of S. Western Ave.