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A kitchen set with table valued at $300, a washing machine valued at $300, a dryer valued at $300, a refrigerator valued at $300, a stove valued at $300, and weight bench valued at $100, were reported stolen from a residence in the 200 block of Arrowhead Street on November 17. (This item was originally reported in eNews Park Forest with a date of November 7. The date has been corrected to reflect the actual date of the police report. We regret the error.)
An officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Blackhawk Drive on November 18 to investigate a report of battery. A resident reported that her teenage son had been jumped by unknown subjects in the 300 block of Indianwood Boulevard.
Sean P. Johnson, 23, and Stephanie L. Johnson, 25, both of 2 Sangamon Ct., Park Forest, were arrested on November 18 and charged with domestic battery when police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department to investigate a report of domestic battery.
Kirk T. Marshall, 17, 213 Lee St., Park Forest, was arrested on November 19 and charged with felony aggravated unlawful use of a weapon when police were dispatched to the 300 block of Shabbona Drive to investigate a report of battery. According to police, a teenager reported that he walked out of a residence to go home and was met by approximately eight or nine subjects, one of which was Marshall. The teenager reported that the other subjects started to punched him in the face and kicked him. The teenager reported that he ran back into the residence and Marshall allegedly said that if the teenager did not come back outside the house that he was going to start shooting. Another officer stopped Marshall a short time later when he observed Marshall driving eastbound on Lakewood Drive. The officer said he recognized Marshall because the officer serves as a Police Liaison Officer at Marshall’s school. The officer recovered a .22 caliber handgun containing two bullets from the vehicle Marshall was driving, police said.
A men’s 14 karat gold ring with a nine diamond cluster valued at $3000, a men’s 14 karat gold ring with a red birthstone on top valued at $350, three men’s 14 karat gold link bracelet valued at $450, three men’s gold-colored pocket watches, one with an engraving, “To Joe, Love Tina," valued at $300, one men’s and one woman’s black leather lambskin jacket, valued at $500, and a men’s brown bombers jacket valued at $200, were reported stolen from a man moving from the first block of Indianwood Boulevard to an assisted living facility. According to police, the man enlisted the help of three people from the neighborhood to help move his belongings from his residence to his vehicle. When he began unpacking his belongings in his residence, he discovered that he was missing several items and he said he knows that he did not misplace them. The report is dated November 19.
The rear window of a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Winnebago Street was reported shattered on November 20.
A purse was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Blackhawk Drive on November 20.
Anthony J. Schilaci, 18, 5236 Park Lane, Monee, was arrested on November 20 and issued a municipal citation charging possession of cannabis when a vehicle in which he was a passenger was pulled over on 26th Street just east of Western Avenue because the vehicle had tinted front driver’s side and front passenger’s side windows, according to police. The driver was issued a municipal citation charging driving a vehicle with front side tinted windows, according to police.