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Police News from May 16, 2013

CHICAGO RIDGE

  An 18-year-old man was charged with retail theft after he allegedly took clothing with a retail value of $82 from a store at the Chicago Ridge Mall.

  George S. Batarseh, of Alsip, was arrested at 4:14 p.m. May 10.
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  A 25-year-old man was reportedly charged with driving with a suspended license and driving a vehicle with only one headlamp after police stopped the vehicle he was driving at the intersection of 101st Street and Harlem Avenue.

  Eric D. Zaragoza, of Berwyn, was arrested at 1:02 a.m. May 11.
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  A 21-year-old man was reportedly charged with driving with a suspended license and driving without headlights after police stopped the vehicle he was driving in the 6500 block of 95th Street.

  William D. Jaroszewski, of Worth, was arrested at 10:05 p.m. May 10.
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  A 28-year-old woman was reportedly charged with driving with a suspended license and failure to secure a child in a child seat after police stopped the vehicle she was driving at the intersection of Austin Avenue and 111th Street.

  Vivian Harper, of Chicago, was arrested at 6:46 p.m. May 11.
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  A 33-year-old woman was charged with no valid driver’s license and not wearing a seat belt after police stopped the vehicle she was driving at the intersection of 110th Street and Harlem Avenue.

  Renata M. Gorczyca, of Chicago Ridge, was arrested at 9 a.m. May 10.

EVERGREEN PARK

  A 30-year-old man was reportedly charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and no rear license plate light after police stopped the vehicle he was driving at the intersection of 87th Street and California Avenue.
  Javier Hernandez, of Chicago, was arrested at 10:17 p.m. May 4. He reportedly had three knotted plastic bags containing a total of 2.6 grams of cocaine, and a hitter box in his vehicle.
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  Two Chicago women were charged with retail theft after they allegedly took 66 items including body wash, makeup, nail polish and laundry detergent with a retail value of $408 from a store in the 2500 block of 95th Street.
  Victoria Holmes, 61, and Tacarra Shephard, 25, were arrested at 6:17 p.m. May 3.
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  A 42-year-old woman was charged with retail theft after she allegedly took 54 items, including toothpaste, body wash, jeans, shoes, and underwear with a retail value of $320 from a store in the 2500 block of 95th Street.
  Vancie Lee, of Chicago, was arrested at 7:03 p.m. May 8.
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  Two Chicago women were charged with retail theft after they allegedly took clothing and jewelry from a store in the 2500 block of 95th Street.

  Mercedes Daniels, 19, and Breian Boggan, 20, were arrested at 4:11 p.m. May 8. Daniels allegedly took a dress and jewelry with a retail value of $27. Boggan allegedly took tank tops, socks and capris with a retail value of $130.
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  A 19-year-old man was charged with retail theft after he allegedly took batting gloves, inner tubes and a can of spray paint with a retail value of $57 from a store in the 2500 block of 95th Street.
  Cameron Welch, of Chicago, was arrested at 3:25 p.m. May 7.

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  A 52-year-old man was charged with retail theft after he allegedly took three pairs of gloves and a pack of gum with a retail value of $22 from a store in the 9100 block of Western Avenue.
  James Green, of Chicago, was arrested at 2 p.m. May 9.
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  A 55-year-old woman was charged with criminal trespass to property after she allegedly begged for money in the parking lot of a store in the 9400 block of Western Avenue.
  Helen James, of Chicago, was arrested at 3:55 p.m. May 7.

HICKORY HILLS

  A 19-year-old man was reportedly charged with possession of a controlled substance and disobeying a stop sign after police stopped the vehicle he was driving in the 9600 block of 78th Avenue.
  Eric L. Walker, of Chicago, was arrested at 10:55 a.m. May 9. Tobacco laced with the dissociative anesthetic PCP was reportedly found inside a foil packet in the vehicle.
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  A 22-year-old woman was reportedly charged with driving while license suspended, no valid proof of insurance and expired registration after police stopped the vehicle he was driving in the 8200 block of 87th Street.
  Erinique M. Camp, of Justice, was arrested at 8:08 p.m. May 7.
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  A car fire was reported at 2:19 p.m. May 6 in the 8700 block of 80th Court. The driver told police that as she was pulling into a driveway her car burst into flames.
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  Criminal defacement of property was reported at 10:31 a.m. May 8 at Krueger Park, 9100 S. 88th Ave. Graffiti was reportedly spray painted on the north wall of the par’s recreation center.

OAK LAWN

  A 31-year-old woman was reportedly charged with DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol, improper lane usage and no insurance after police stopped the vehicle she was driving in the 4700 block of 88th Avenue.
  Ruby Laureano, of Oak Lawn, was arrested at 2:09 a.m. May 9.
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  A 60-year-old man was reportedly charged with DUI after police stopped the vehicle he was driving in the 4800 block of 95th Street.
  Michael J. Farley, of Alsip, was arrested at 8:30 a.m. May 6.

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  Theft was reported at 9:44 a.m. May 9 at a home in the 9800 block of Southwest Highway. An HVAC unit, air conditioning unit and hot water heater worth $12,000 were reported taken from the home.
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  Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 5:52 p.m. May 8 in the 9400 block of Oak Park Avenue. An Apple iTouch, $40 and two credit cards were reported taken.
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  Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 1:02 p.m. May 9 in the 8800 block of Ridgeland Avenue. A purse containing $400 was reportedly taken.

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  Theft was reported at 8:54 p.m. May 6 at a home in the 8700 block of McVicker Avenue. A nail gun worth $400 was reported taken.
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  Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 7:01 p.m. May 3 in the parking lot of the Air Force recruitment office, 6300 W. 95th St. A front license plate was reportedly taken.

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  Theft was reported at 1:23 p.m. May 5 at a pet store parking lot in the 8700 block of Ridgeland Avenue. A woman reportedly left her wallet on the roof of her car, and the wallet and $450 were reported taken.

PALOS HILLS

  Suspicious circumstances were reported at 8:30 a.m. May 11 in the 8500 block of 101st Terrace. Someone reportedly put shaving cream on a car, and placed roadway safety cones, real estate signs and several statues of the Virgin Mary around the car.
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  A 54-year-old man was charged with battery after he allegedly struck a woman in the right side of the face in the Cour Caravelle area.
  Romualdas Grigaliunas, of Palos Hills, was arrested at 9:15 p.m. May 12.
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  A 26-year-old man was reportedly charged with DUI, disobeying a stop sign and expired registration after police stopped the vehicle he was driving at the intersection of 80th Court and 103rd Street.
  Orlando Figueroa, of Highland, Ind., was arrested at 3:30 a.m. May 12.
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  A 28-year-old man was reportedly charged with DUI and obstructing justice after police found him asleep at the wheel with the car running at a gas station in the 10300 block of Harlem Avenue.
  Michal Tylka, of Burr Ridge, was arrested at 3:30 a.m. May 12. He reportedly gave police a false name and date of birth. He reportedly had a warrant for his arrest out of Cook County.

  A 17-year-old boy was charged with delivery of narcotics to a person under the age of 18 and resisting arrest after he allegedly attempted to sell prescription narcotics to another student and fought with police at Stagg High School, 8015 W. 111th St.
  The boy was arrested at 1:30 p.m. May 8.
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  Criminal damage to vehicle was reported at 4:30 a.m. May 8 in the 8400 block of 99th Street. The rear window of the vehicle was reportedly broken.
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  Criminal damage to property was reported at 9:15 a.m. May 9 at a home in the 10600 block of Granada Court. There were reportedly burn marks on the rear deck.

WORTH

  A 45-year-old man was cited with public intoxication after he allegedly began banging on a room door at the JC Motel, 10600 S. Harlem Avenue.
  Keith R. Ellis, of Bridgeview, was arrested at 6:16 p.m. May 9.
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  A 34-year-old man was charged with driving with a suspended license and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after the vehicle he was driving allegedly crashed into another vehicle in the 7100 block of 111th Street.
  Jacek T. Leja, of Chicago Ridge, was arrested at 6:17 p.m. May 6.

Area police departments
Chicago Ridge .....425-7831
Evergreen Park ...422-2142
Hickory Hills ........598-4900
Oak Lawn ..........499-7722
Palos Hills ...........598-2272
Worth ...............448-3979