Police Reports – January 7, 2008

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

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Chicago Dough Delivery Driver Given Counterfeit $100 Bill

Police were dispatched to Chicago Dough Pizza, 3767 Sauk Trail, Richton Park, on December 28 to investigate a report of fraud. The manager reported that at approximately 11:20 p.m., an unknown suspect called and placed a delivery order of two pizzas and soda, for a total order amount of $40.63. The suspect gave the delivery person a telephone number and an address in Sauk Court, Park Forest. The driver was advised to call the number when he was close to the given address.

The driver called the number as he approached the address, and said before he could pull into the driveway, two black, male subjects approached his vehicle from the driveway of the address. The delivery person did not see either subject exit the residence, and one of the subjects approached his vehicle and asked him if he could make change for a $100 bill. The driver took the hundred dollar bill from the subject, and gave him back $59.37 in change along with the pizza and soda. It was only after he returned to the restaurant that he checked the hundred dollar bill and realized that it was counterfeit. Police have suspect information.

Police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department to investigate a report of fraud on December 28. Police spoke with a resident who stated that someone gained access to his bank account information and made several transactions without his permission. Suspects purchased several items totaling $1406.67. Police continue to investigate.

Police Reports

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Police were summoned to the Park Forest Police Department on December 28 in reference to a report of fraud. A resident reported receiving a collection notice from an agency that works jointly with Dell Computers. The notice reflected a balance of $4574.57. The resident reported telling the agency he had never purchased anything from Dell Computers.

Anton E. Hamp, 34, 120 Well, Park Forest, was arrested on December 28 and charged with speeding, driving with a suspended driver’s license, operating an uninsured auto, and two counts of obstructing a peace officer when an officer on patrol in an unmarked police vehicle, traveling westbound on Arcadia Street approaching Allegheny Street, observed a vehicle that appeared to be exceeding the posted speed limit. The officer turned northbound on to Allegheny behind the vehicle and utilized his handheld "Stalker" radar, which verified the vehicle speed to be 37 mph. The posted speed limit there is 25 mph.

Police were dispatched to a house in the 200 block of Forest Blvd. to investigate a report of criminal damage to property. Officer Kessler spoke with a resident who related that she received a phone call from a female subject who told her, "Bitch, go look at your car." The caller hung up, but the resident reported recognizing the caller’s voice. The resident went out to her vehicle and observed that the hood of the vehicle was scratched, and two of her tires were flattened. Police questioned the caller at the Park Forest police station, but she denied any knowledge or involvement in the incident. She was released from the police department. Police continue to investigate.

Kimberly M. Blazonczyk, 337 Shabbona, Park Forest, was arrested and charged with unlawful visitation interference when police were summoned to the Park Forest Police Department in reference to an unlawful visitation interference report.

Linton M. Daughtry, 23, 4100 N. Marine Dr., Chicago, was arrested on December 30 and charged with delivery to a minor when police responded to 385 Sauk Trail, Marathon Gas Station, to investigate a report of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. According to police, an off-duty police officer reported observing Daughtry purchase cigarettes for two teenagers, age 14 and 15 respectively. One of the teenagers was issued a municipal citation for possession of tobacco by a minor.

Jennifer L. Tasker-Elias, 35, 289 Park Lane, Sauk Village, was arrested on December 30 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, and obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, when police were dispatched to Walgreens, 15 South Orchard, in reference to a report of a fraudulent prescription.

Tyrice Carter, 18, 193 Lester, Park Forest, was arrested on December 31 and charged with underage consumption of alcohol and possession of cannabis when detectives on patrol in the area of court H-6 and North Hemlock observed a subject walking who dropped an open bottle and kept walking. Detectives recovered the bottle and found it to be a bottle of Budweiser that contained beer.

Police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on December 31 to investigate a report of theft. A student from Rich East High School reported that a cell phone she had taken to school had been stolen.

Andre Crosswell, 31, 22404 Ridgeway, Richton Park, was arrested on December 31 and charged with obstructing a peace officer and violation of a bail bond during a traffic stop conducted on the vehicle he was driving in the 200 block of Blackhawk. Crosswell gave a false name to police when asked his name, according to police.

A green two door Chevy Cavalier, Illinois registration G894827, was reported stolen from the 100 block of Indianwood on December 31.

The rear window of an automobile parked in the 100 block of Dogwood was reported shattered on January 1.

Police responded to a residence in the 200 block of Lakewood Blvd. to investigate a report of domestic battery on January 1. There were no arrests.

Iman T. Zollicoffer, 26, 4206 Lindenwood Dr., Matteson, was charged with resisting a peace officer when police were dispatched to the 3300 block of Western Avenue regarding a domestic disturbance in progress.

A bedroom window of a residence in the 200 block of Arrowhead St. was reported shattered on January 2.