Park Forest Police Reports for January 27, 2012

Park Forest Police Station
The Park Forest Police Station. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski)

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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A juvenile was arrested on January 13 and processed on a charge of criminal trespass to residence when police were dispatched to the 400 block of Lakewood Boulevard on January 13 in reference to a premise exam.

Police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on January 13 to investigate a fraud complaint. The complainant told police that she contacted Nicor Gas to get service established at her residence in Country Club Hills. She was advised that she had an outstanding balance in excess of $3500 and learned that the bill was for service provided in her name and the name of her ex-husband at a residence in the 400 block of Neosha Street in Park Forest. The complainant told police that she had never lived at that address and that her ex-husband lives there with his girlfriend, according to police.

The rear door of a residence in the 100 block of Westwood Drive was reported kicked in on January 14. Entry was not gained to the residence, according to police.

An officer was dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on January 14 to investigate a harassing telephone complaint. Police have suspect information and continue to investigate.

Lucy M. Lopez, 50, 255 Dogwood Court, Park Forest, was arrested on January 14 and charged with unlawful visitation interference when an officer was summoned to the Park Forest Police Department to investigate a report of a visitation interference complaint.

Natasha S. Judkins, 35, 2701 Gideon St., Zion, IL, was arrested on January 15 and charged with obstructing when an officer patrolling near the Marathon Gas Station in the 300 block of Sauk Trail observed the vehicle Judkins was driving travel in reverse in the parking lot at the gas station, almost striking a person standing directly behind the vehicle, according to police.

A 2011 Kia Sorento, Illinois license plate 593858, was reported stolen from the 400 block of Wildwood Drive on January 15. The vehicle had been started and left to warm up with the keys in the ignition.

Victor L. Cain, 42, 42 Woodland Glen, Park Forest, was arrested on January 15 and charged with criminal trespass to a residence when police were dispatched to the first block of Woodland Glen to investigate a report of an unwanted subject, according to police.

Two juveniles were arrested on January 15 and processed on charges of burglary and residential burglary when police were dispatched to the 200 block of Arrowhead Street to investigate a report of a residential burglary in progress.

An officer was dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on January 16 to investigate a report of fraud. A resident told police that a debit card had been activated on her bank account by a member of her family without her permission.

A gray Mongoose bicycle with red pegs, valued at $100, was reported stolen from the 400 block of Sauk Trail on January 17.

Police were dispatched to the first block of Fir Street to investigate a report of child abuse on January 17. A resident told police that she had left her three-year-old son with the child’s father on January 15. When she picked the child up, she noticed sores on the child’s behind, red in color and swollen. She told police that the child’s father told her that he hit his son because the child was three years old and was still urinating on himself. Police have suspect information and continue to investigate. DCFS was also contacted in reference to this incident.

Mark A. Andrews, 22, 321 Springfield St., Park Forest, was arrested on January 17 and charged with violation of an order of protection and criminal trespass to land when police were dispatched to the 200 block of Berry Street to investigate a report of an unwanted person, according to police.

A 2003 Buick Park Avenue, Illinois license plate G855418, was reported stolen on January 19. The vehicle had been left outside to warm up with keys in the ignition, according to police.

A juvenile told police that she was robbed of her iPod at gunpoint in the 400 block of Wilshire Street on January 19.

An officer was dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on January 19 to investigate a report of fraud. A resident told police that he lost his wallet sometime between January 17 and January 19. In addition to other items, the wallet contained his debit card and a piece of paper containing his PIN number. He contacted police after he noticed fraudulent activity on his bank account.

Darryl Staples, 44, 207 Gold St., Park Forest, was arrested on January 20 and charged with domestic battery when police were dispatched to the 200 block of Gold Street to investigate a domestic battery complaint.

A juvenile was arrested on January 22 and charged with retail theft when police were dispatched to the first block of South Orchard Drive to investigate a report of retail theft.

A storm door of a residence in the 200 block of Allegheny Street was reported vandalized on January 21.

Two pair of gym shoes valued at $240, a necklace and earrings valued at $400, a sapphire and gold ring valued at $350, a white gold and diamond ring valued at $2000, a watch valued at $500, and a 32-inch flat-screen television valued at $250 were reported stolen from a residence in the first block of Wilson Court on January 23.

An officer was dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on January 23 to investigate a report of criminal sexual assault. A juvenile told police that she had been pushed to the ground and assaulted in court J-3 in the 200 block of Forest Boulevard. Police have suspect information and detectives are investigating.

Johnny L. Carter, 30, 1151 Williamsburg Rd., Country Club Hills, was arrested on January 23 and charged with driving while license was suspended and obstructing identification when police observed the vehicle Carter was driving disobeyed a stop sign on Blackhawk Drive and Shabbona Drive, according to police. Carter was also issued a traffic citation charging disobeying a stop sign and processed on three active arrest warrants on a charge of driving while license was suspended. A passenger in the vehicle, Richard R. Williams, 1151 Williamsburg Rd., Country Club Hills, was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis and obstructing identification. Williams was further processed on three active arrest warrants on a charge of possession of a controlled substance out of Cook County.

A 20-inch Dynex flat-screen television valued at $200 was reported stolen from a residence in the 300 block of Niagara Street on January 24.

Lyeshia N. Crowder, 23, 2 Ash St., Park Forest, was arrested on January 25 and charged with domestic battery after an officer was dispatched to Algonquin School, 170 Algonquin Street, to investigate a claim of domestic battery.