Park Forest Police Reports for September 21, 2009

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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Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF) – Paul J. Hicks, Jr., 31, 225 E. 17th St., Chicago Heights, was arrested on September 9 and charged with domestic battery when police were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Arcadia Street to investigate a report of a domestic disturbance.

The entire right side of a vehicle parked in the 100 block of Nanti Street was reported scratched on September 11.

Rickie D. Foy, 27, 1931 Cambridge, Chicago Heights, was arrested on September 11 and charged with possession of cannabis when detectives on patrol in the 300 block of Sauk Trail observed several subjects in front of a gas station allegedly loitering directly in front of a sign posted in the window which stated, "No Loitering."

A juvenile was arrested on September 12 and issued a municipal citation charging theft when police were dispatched to Walgreens pharmacy, 15 S. Orchard Dr., to investigate a report of four juvenile subjects who had allegedly attempted to remove unpaid items from the store.

Five white vinyl tents set up on Main Street for the Tall Grass Art Fair were slashed with what appeared to be knife cuts on September 12.

Aquan L. Ecford, 29, 423 Suwanee St., Park Forest, was arrested on September 13 and charged with criminal damage to property when police were dispatched to the 400 block of Suwanee Street to investigate a report of criminal damage to property.

Peter J. Quattrocki, III, 19, 3233 Fairview Ave., South Chicago Heights, was arrested on September 13 and charged with trespassing and resisting a police officer when police were dispatched to the 100 block of North Arbor Trail to investigate a complaint of suspicious subjects hiding behind a vehicle in the parking lot.

A cell phone was reported stolen from an unlocked locker in the boy’s locker room at Rich East High School on September 14.

A portable toilet at Rich East High School was set on fire by an alleged offender(s) on September 14. The estimated value of one of the portable toilets is $1100. Police continue to investigate.

James W. Redmore, 71, 350 Juniper St., #702, Park Forest, was arrested on September 14 and charged with trespassing when police were dispatched to Central Park, 420 Lakewood Boulevard, to investigate a report of a suspicious subject. Redmore was discovered walking through the park by police. Police had advised him on June 2, 2009, that he was banned from Village Hall and from Central Park, according to police.

Chukonya R. Nailon, 32, 3060 Bernice Ave., #2N, Lansing, IL, was arrested on September 15 and charged with battery and criminal trespass to real property after police responded to the first block of Marquette Place on September 14 at 9:48 p.m. to investigate a report of an unwanted subject.

A juvenile was arrested and issued a municipal citation charging pedestrian on the roadway when police were dispatched to the 300 block of Minocqua Street to investigate a report of juveniles allegedly looking into vehicle windows.

Michael C. Gill, 33, 4024 Appleby Ln., Richton Park, was arrested on September 15 and charged with aggravated assault when police were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Allegheny Street to investigate a report of a missing juvenile possibly being at a residence. According to police, while they were speaking with residents in the driveway of a house in the 200 block of Allegheny Street, a subject, later identified as Michael Gill, allegedly approached Officer Morache in an aggressive manner and allegedly stated, "Get the f— out of here!” Officer Morache asked Gill if he lived at that house, and Gill said, “No.” Officer Morache told Gill to stop interfering with a police investigation. Gill then allegedly balled his fists and stated, “I’m gonna kick your ass!” Gill then took a step toward Officer Morache with his fists still balled, according to police. Officer Morache reported smelling a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from Gill’s person.

A purple and pink girl’s mountain bike valued at $150 was reported stolen from a residence in the 300 block of Herndon Street on September 15.

A lawnmower, weed wacker, chainsaw, and two drills, all of unknown make and model and valued at $175 total, were reported stolen from a residence in the 100 block of Well Street on September 16.

Derrick T. Lockette, 30, 413 Wilshire St., Park Forest, was arrested on September 16 and charged with operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration for non-insurance, suspended driver’s license, possession of cannabis and possession of a controlled substance. An officer on patrol observed the vehicle Lockette was driving traveling westbound on Lakewood Boulevard at Orchard Drive. The officer observed that the vehicle’s Illinois registration had been suspended because of non-insurance. A passenger in the vehicle, Cabeza T. Anderson, 31, 129 Fir St., Park Forest, was also arrested and charged with possession of cannabis and possession of a controlled substance. Another passenger, Lakeysha S.D. Graves-Whiteside, 28, 413 Wilshire St., Park Forest, was arrested and charged with obstruction, possession of cannabis, and processed on an outstanding warrant.

A 30 GB black iPod valued at $400 and a universal cell phone charger valued at $15 were reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of Windsor Street on September 16.