Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- A man reportedly was thrown from the hood of a car during a ride that allegedly began in Park Forest. Officers responded at 4:22 AM to Vollmer Road just west of Western Avenue to assist the Olympia Fields Police Department. In this incident, the driver of the car and the man thrown from the vehicle’s hood were both charged.
These police reports include arrests through June 11, 2019. Charges for those arrested include disorderly conduct, driving with a suspended driver’s license, criminal trespass to a vehicle, and violation of an order of protection.
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Stacy A. McGuire, 56, 308 Sangamon St., Park Forest, was issued municipal citations on June 4 charging disorderly conduct and littering after police were dispatched to a home the 300 block of Sangamon Street to investigate a 911 hang-up. Additionally, Ms. McGuire was informed that she was no longer allowed on the property on Sangamon Street or she would face criminal prosecution, according to police.
Ramsey M. Johnson, 32, 14051 Kilpatrick Ave. #3S, Crestwood, was arrested on June 9 and charged with disorderly conduct after police responded to a home in the first block of Indianwood Boulevard to investigate a report of a disturbance.
Man Thrown from Hood of Car: Criminal Trespass to a Vehicle, Violation of an Order of Protection
Solonia B.L. Anderson, 21, 6207 S. Spaulding Ave., Chicago, was arrested on June 10 and charged with misdemeanor reckless conduct, criminal trespass to a vehicle, and driving with a suspended driver’s license. Ms. Anderson was issued a court date of July 25, 2019, at the Markham Courthouse.
Jaques J. Johnson, 26, 18555 Hiclory St. #12, Lansing, IL, was also arrested on June 10 in connection with this same incident and charged with violating an order of protection.
Police were dispatched to the area of Vollmer Road just west of Western Avenue to assist the Olympia Fields Police Department with a man who had been thrown from the hood of a moving vehicle, according to police. Olympia Fields officers were dispatched to the area of Western Avenue and Lincoln Highway due to a complainant who did not provide a name who reported observing a vehicle traveling on Western Avenue with a female driver and a male subject riding on the hood of the vehicle, according to police.
That vehicle subsequently collided with a guard rail on Vollmer Road just west of Western Avenue, causing the man to fall from the hood of the vehicle, according to police.
An officer from Olympia Fields located the man who allegedly stated that the incident began at his residence located in the 2800 block of Western Avenue in Park Forest. The man, Jaques J. Johnson, described a woman who had allegedly stolen his vehicle and was fleeing the area, according to police.
According to the report, Mr. Johnson said that his ex-girlfriend, Solonia B.L. Anderson, called and requested that he provide her a ride to a doctor’s appointment. When she arrived at his residence the day before on June 9, Mr. Johnson told her that he could not give her a ride.
Mr. Johnson permitted Ms. Anderson inside his residence.
Upon entering, Ms. Anderson allegedly attempted to argue with him, according to Mr. Johnson as recorded in the report. Mr. Johnson stated that he did not wish to argue and so he went to sleep leaving Ms. Anderson inside his residence unattended.
He woke up at 4 AM to his cell phone ringing and observed that Ms. Anderson allegedly was in possession of his car keys and was preparing to exit the residence. Mr. Johnson followed Ms. Anderson outside in an attempt to retrieve the car keys and prevent her from driving his vehicle without his permission, according to police. Ms. Anderson then allegedly entered Mr. Johnson’s vehicle and Mr. Johnson stood in front of the car, a black 2014 Ford Focus, in an attempt to prevent Ms. Anderson from driving away.
Ms. Anderson then allegedly placed the vehicle in drive and began to drive away, according to police. Mr. Johnson then jumped onto the hood of the vehicle again attempting to prevent Ms. Anderson from taking his car, according to police.
Mr. Johnson told police that Ms. Anderson had allegedly stolen his vehicle in the past and did not want her to take his vehicle again, according to the report.
Ms. Anderson, with Mr. Johnson on the hood of the car, accelerated out of the parking lot and onto Western Avenue northbound, according to police.
Ms. Anderson continued driving with Mr. Johnson on the hood northbound on Western Avenue to Vollmer Road where she turned left, heading west, according to police.
While driving on Vollmer Road Ms. Anderson allegedly lost control of the vehicle, colliding with a guard rail. Upon striking the guard rail, Mr. Johnson fell from the vehicle onto the side of the road, according to police. After Mr. Johnson fell from the vehicle, Ms. Anderson allegedly continued westbound on Vollmer Road leaving Mr. Johnson on the ground, according to police.
Mr. Johnson stated that he wished to pursue criminal charges against Ms. Anderson.
A responding officer from Park Forest was familiar with Mr. Johnson’s address due to “numerous prior domestic incidents between Johnson and Anderson,” according to the report. The officer requested information from dispatch in reference to Mr. Johnson’s address and was advised that Mr. Johnson had a no-contact order with Ms. Anderson. The officer reviewed the Order of Protection and confirmed that Mr. Johnson had been served on May 28, 2019.
Mr. Johnson allegedly acknowledged to the officer that he knew of the Order of Protection and confirmed that he had been served on the listed date at his residence, according to police.
The officer checked the history of Mr. Johnson’s residence and observed numerous prior domestic disputes involving criminal damage to property and a stolen vehicle report, all between Mr. Johnson and Ms. Anderson, according to police. Mr. Johnson had previously reported his vehicle stolen by Ms. Anderson, however, the vehicle was recovered, returned to Mr. Johnson with no charges being filed against Ms. Anderson.
A description of Mr. Johnson’s vehicle was transmitted to other agencies. While speaking with Mr. Johnson, Matteson Police Department officers located Mr. Johnson’s vehicle in the parking lot of Meijer Grocer Store, 3800 Vollmer Road. Ms. Anderson was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was detained pending further investigation, according to police. An officer from Park Forest responded to that location and took Ms. Anderson into custody and transported her to the Park Forest Police Department.
Mr. Johnson was escorted back to the Park Forest Police Department as well on suspicion of violating an order of protection. While at the Park Forest Police Department, Mr. Johnson was charged with violating an order of protection. Mr. Johnson was processed and placed in a holding cell pending transport to Markham Courthouse for a bond hearing, according to police.