Park Forest Police Reports for July 12, 2010

Park Forest Police Station

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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Five windows at Indiana School, 165 Indiana Street, were reported shattered on July 1. The combined value of the windows is approximately $4900.

Christopher E. Hollis, 44, 1000 Cedar Ridge, #502, Richton Park, was arrested on July 3 and charged with misdemeanor trespassing, obstructing, and possession of drug paraphernalia when officers were dispatched to a business in the first block of South Orchard Drive to investigate a report of retail theft.

The driver’s side window of a vehicle parked in the first block of Douglas Street was reported shattered by a BB gun on July 3.

Police were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Arrowhead Street on July 4 to investigate a report of a burglar alarm. Police discovered that a kitchen window was shattered and a large landscaping brick could be seen on the living room floor. The doors to the residence, however, were not open. Nothing appeared to be missing, according to police.

Timothy J. Doody, 19, 3423 Halsted St., Steger, was arrested on July 4 shortly after 2 a.m. and charged with possession of cannabis when an officer on patrol in the 100 block of Chestnut Street observed a vehicle parked on the east side of the street occupied by three male subjects.

Derrick Lymore, 32, 181 Miami St., Park Forest, was arrested on July 4 and charged with reckless discharge of a firearm when police were dispatched to that address to investigate a report of gunshots. According to police, Lymore admitted that he fired his gun two times in the air. Lymore had a valid FOID card and the gun was clear through LEADS.

Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Gold Street on July 4 to investigate a report of battery. Police have suspect information and continue to investigate.

Aquon L. Ecford, 31, 423 Suwanee St., Park Forest, was arrested on July 5 and charged with criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct when police were dispatched to the 300 block of Winnebago Street to investigate a report of a domestic disturbance.

A checkbook and approximately $3.00 in loose change were reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of South Orchard Drive on July 5.

Timothy Rhodes, 20, 4745 W. 179th Pl., Country Club Hills, was arrested on July 5 and charged with battery and illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor when police were dispatched to the 100 block of Algonquin Street to investigate a report of battery.

Two juveniles were arrested and issued municipal citations charging trespassing on July 5 when police were dispatched to the Park Forest Aqua Center to investigate a report of criminal trespass. According to police, one of the juveniles had climbed a fence and the other had entered the facility while staff members were assisting another person. Once inside the facility, the juveniles allegedly approached other individuals attempting to fight them. The juveniles were 13 and 14 years old.

Police were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Arrowhead Street on July 5 to investigate an attempted burglary. Police were dispatched to the residence because a burglar alarm had gone off. Nothing appeared to be missing from the residence.

Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Chestnut Street on July 5 shortly after 6:00 p.m. to investigate a battery incident. A juvenile had been playing basketball when another juvenile twice punched him in the face because he was winning, according to police. Police have suspect information.

Kenneth A. Jones, 42, 125 Wilson St., Park Forest, was arrested on July 6 and charged with domestic battery when police were dispatched to the 100 block of Wilson Street to investigate a report of domestic battery.

Randi L. Cooper, 19, 136 Willow St., Park Forest, was arrested on July 6 and issued municipal citations charging possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia when an officer on patrol observed an occupied vehicle parked in the 200 block of Somonauk Street  at 11:55 p.m. According to police, no one exited or entered the vehicle while the officer observed for a few minutes. Two passengers in the vehicle, Charles R. Hendricks, 20, and Amanda J. Hendricks, 18, both of 5178 Greentree Rd., Oak Forest, were also arrested and issued municipal citations charging possession of cannabis.

Danielle D. McCray, 19, 2683 Western Ave., Park Forest, was arrested on July 7 and charged with disorderly conduct when police were dispatched to the 2600 block of Western Avenue to investigate a report of a disturbance.

Two Weber grills valued at $100 combined were reported stolen from a residence in the 200 block of Lakewood Boulevard on July 7.

Walter Thompson, 45, 3460 Golfview Dr., Hazel Crest, was arrested on July 7 and charged with misdemeanor retail theft when police were dispatched to a business in the first block of South Orchard Drive to investigate a report of retail theft.

Adam D. Sandifer, 24, 6 Homan Circle, Park Forest, was arrested on July 8 and charged with possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia when police were dispatched to the 400 block of Stanton Street to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle.

All four tires of a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Illinois Street were reported slashed on July 9.

Christopher E. Carroll, 24, 179 Miami St., Park Forest, was arrested on July 9 and charged with domestic battery when police were dispatched to that address to investigate a report of a domestic disturbance. According to police, when they arrived they could hear a female screaming from inside the residence. The front door was standing open, and police say they observed Carroll allegedly advancing toward a female with his fists balled up and his arms reaching out in a fighting stance.

Sergio J. Moneajano, 22, 19048 Jonathan Ln., Homewood, was arrested on July 9 and issued a municipal citation charging furnishing alcohol to a minor when police were dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of Indianwood Boulevard to investigate a report of suspicious vehicle parked in a driveway. According to police, an anonymous caller related that the address where the vehicle was parked was vacant. A passenger in the vehicle, Bryant D. Kennedy, 19, 354 Indianwood Blvd., Park Forest, was also arrested and charged with possession of alcohol by a minor and possession of cannabis.

A green 10-speed mountain bike, valued at $100, with a gray baby seat attached was reported stolen from the 100 block of Washington Street on July 10.