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Police News from July 11, 2013

Chicago Ridge

  A woman reported her cell phone was taken off her table at 1:03 p.m. last Saturday as she was eating at Panera Bread in the Chicago Ridge Mall.
  The woman reportedly placed her phone on the table, and as she was eating a male she described as black, 6 feet 1 inch tall with a thin build grabbed it and ran out of the restaurant, according to police.
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  A 27-year-old Chicago Ridge man was charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly threw eggs on a balcony in the 10400 block of Ridgeland Avenue.
  Carlos Contreras was reportedly arrested at 1:05 a.m. July 4.
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  A 30-year-old Bridgeview man was arrested on a warrant for theft after police responded to an accident in a parking lot at 222 Commons Drive.
  Michael Campbell was reportedly arrested at 4:44 p.m. Sunday.
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  A 24-year-old Chicago man was reportedly charged with driving without a valid license and driving a truck with no safety test decal after police stopped the box truck he was driving at 95th Street and Meade Avenue
  Byron Gonzalez was reportedly arrested at 9:50 a.m. July 3.
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  A GPS unit was reported taken from a vehicle parked in the 6100 block of Marshall Avenue at 10 a.m. July 1.
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  A woman reported her cell phone was taken after she put it down while shopping at the Chicago Ridge Mall around 4:50 p.m. July 2.
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  A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a 2005 Honda Element parked at the Chicago Ridge Mall between 5 and 6 p.m. Sunday.

Hickory Hills

  A man reported his iPhone 5 phone was taken from the bar at Prime Time Bar & Grill when he went to the restroom around 8:30 p.m. June 29.
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  A 30-year-old Chicago Ridge man was reportedly cited for driving without a license after police stopped the vehicle he was driving in the 8500 block of 87th Street.
  Patryk Lakomski was ticketed at 3:21 p.m. July 3.
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  A 40-year-old Chicago man was charged with driving with an obstructed windshield and driving while license suspended after police stopped the vehicle he was driving near 87th Street and La Grange Road.
  Porfirio Cardona was reportedly arrested at 4:14 p.m. last Saturday.
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  A woman reportedly attempted to use a counterfeit $10 bill to pay for purchases at Speedway, 95th Street and Roberts Road, at 6:40 a.m. last Friday.

Oak Lawn

  A man and woman fled police after they allegedly took a shopping cart full of liquor bottles from a grocery store in the 4600 block of 103rd Street.

  A store manager reportedly saw the pair exit the store at 7 p.m. July 1 without paying for the merchandise and get into a blue Dodge Durango, which then traveled north on Cicero Avenue from 103rd Street. Police saw the vehicle driving on Cicero Avenue and attempted to stop it as it turned east on 95th Street, but the vehicle sped over the median and was last seen headed north on Pulaski Avenue where police stopped the pursuit, according to reports.
  The man was described as being 6 feet 6 inches feet tall with a medium build, in his mid-40s and wearing a red windbreaker, while the woman was described as 5 feet 9 inches tall with a husky build, according to reports.
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  The driver’s-side tires of a silver 1998 Pontiac Grand Am were reported slashed sometime between 5 a.m. June 30 and 5:30 a.m. July 1 while the vehicle was parked in the 5700 block of West 97th Street.
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  A 37-inch flat-screen TV and a DVD/VCR were reported stolen from a home in the 9000 block of South Cicero Avenue sometime between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. July 2.
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  A checkbook and laptop computer were reported stolen from a 1998 Lexus sometime around 2 a.m. July 2 while the vehicle was parked in the parking lot of Denny’s, 9217 Cicero Ave.
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  A Shimno K2 bicycle valued at $1,000 was reported stolen from a bike rack next to an apartment building in the 10900 block of South Keating Avenue sometime between 4 p.m. June 29 and 7:55 p.m. July 2.
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  A Chicago woman was charged with criminal damage to property after breaking the cellular phone of a man during a dispute in the parking lot of a building in the 10300 block of South Circle Drive.
  Lakeya S. Wilson, 25, was arrested at 2:46 p.m. July 2 after police responding to a report of a disturbance found the pair arguing outside the apartment complex, according to reports. The man’s whose phone Wilson broke was calling someone to come pick the woman up, police said.
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  An Oak Lawn man was charged with keeping a disorderly house after he allegedly played loud music and set off fireworks at his home in the 10100 block of South Kildare Avenue.
  William Novak, 29, was issued a citation at 1:48 a.m. July 4 after police received several complaints from neighbors regarding noise at his home.
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  An Oak Lawn man was charged with disorderly conduct for yelling at a neighbor and threatening to get his shotgun after he mistakenly accused them of setting off fireworks, according to police.
  Police cited Edward P. Donovan, Jr., 67, of the 4200 block of West 103rd Street, at 8:05 p.m. July 3 after he allegedly shouted at his neighbor and threatened to “make louder noise” with his shotgun.
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  Two 24-inch black bicycles were reported stolen sometime between June 29 and July 3 from an unlocked garage in the 9700 block of S. Merrimac Avenue.
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  A Garmin GPS valued at $120 was stolen from a 2011 Silver Hyundai sometime between 8 p.m. July 1 and 5:45 a.m. July 2 while the vehicle was parked in the 4400 block of West 97th Street, according to reports.

Palos Hills

  A 66-year-old Palos Hills man was charged with assault, battery and criminal damage to property after he allegedly threatened to kill a man and struck him with a mop handle outside a residence on Pebble Court.
  Ante Lisnic was reportedly arrested at 10 a.m. July 3. Lisnic allegedly approached the other man, threatened to kill him for taking pictures of him, and struck him in the arm with a mop handle. Lisnic also broke the man’s phone, police said. The man struck with the mop handle was taken to Palos Community Hospital, according to police.
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  The home and vehicle of a former gang member were reportedly each shot with several bullets sometime July 3 or early July 4.
  The man, who lives in the 10900 block of Eastwood Drive, reportedly went to his car around 11:20 a.m. July 4 and found several bullet holes in his car. He also found several bullet holes in the wall of his home, police said. He reportedly told police that with all the fireworks going off the night before he did not notice any gunshots being fired at his home or vehicle. Police have determine the bullets fired were .45 caliber rounds, and are looking for a dark-colored SUV (possible a Dodge Durango) that was reportedly seen in the area around the time the shooting may have occurred.
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  An 18-year-old Blue Island man was charged with obstructing justice and disorderly conduct after he allegedly threatened to stab a youth in the 10700 block of Tod Drive.
  Joseph Mcguiggan was reportedly arrested at 12:08 a.m. July 8.
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  A 24-year-old Palos Hills man was charged with battery after he allegedly struck a man on the head with a plastic pitcher at Durbin’s, 10154 Roberts Road.
  Timothy Klapatauskas was reportedly arrested at 11 p.m. Sunday. Police reportedly found Klapatauskas walking in the 10700 block of Roberts Road.
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  A 19-year-old man was charged with theft after he allegedly took a debit card and $600 from a woman’s wallet.
  Eric Truhlar was reportedly arrested at 7:45 p.m. July 4. Truhlar reportedly told police he took the money to buy heroin.
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  A smoke bomb was reported thrown through the open window of a car parked in the 8500 block of Sun Valley Drive at about 4:30 p.m. July 4.
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  The left rear tire of a vehicle parked in the 8500 block of Sun Valley Drive was reported damaged between 3 p.m. June 28 and 4 p.m. June 30.
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  The rear right tire of a vehicle parked in the 9700 block of 89th Avenue was reported slashed between 5 p.m. July 1 and 6:30 a.m. July 2.
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  A man reportedly cut a cable from a truck parked in the 8900 block of 100th Place at 10 p.m. last Saturday.
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  A 27-year-old Chicago man was charged with three counts of manufacturing or delivery of a controlled substance after he allegedly attempted to sell heroin to undercover police officers in Chicago.
  Curtis Rodgers was reportedly arrested at 3:30 p.m. June 25. Palos Hills police were working with the Cook County sheriff’s police on an undercover operation in the 4300 block of Cermak Street when Rodgers allegedly tried to sell an officer 15 grams of the opiate.

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  Three men were reportedly charged with illegal transportation of alcohol after police stopped the vehicle in which they riding in the 10300 block of Harlem Avenue.

  Hussein Abuosba, 24, of Orland Park; Mohammad Mousa, 28, of Oak Lawn; and Nabil Alattar, 24, of Hickory Hills, were reportedly arrested at 12:30 a.m. last Saturday. Police reportedly found an open bottle of Grey Goose vodka in the car.