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Police News from August 22, 2013

Chicago Ridge

  Police arrested Lukasz Kacprzak, 22, of Chicago Ridge and charged him with two counts of battery and criminal damage to property and Paul J. Rybicki, 31, of Chicago Ridge and charged him with obstructing identification after being called for a disturbance at 2:50 a.m. Aug. 11 in the 6600 block of Ridge Drive. Police said that Kacprzak pushed a person into a door, causing it to break. Rybicki allegedly lied to the police when they asked who he was, according to a report, and when they learned his real identity they found that he has an outstanding traffic warrant. Both have a court date scheduled Sept. 4 in Bridgeview.
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  Patrick Seidelmann, 24, of Hometown was arrested and charged with DUI after his vehicle was stopped Saturday in the 104000 block of Southwest Highway. He has a court date scheduled Oct. 10 in Bridgeview.
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  Ghadir H. Odah, 25, of Oak Lawn was arrested and charged with retail theft after allegedly having concealed merchandise in his possession at 9:45 p.m. Saturday at the Chicago Ridge Mall. Police said they found him with $80 worth of clothing when he tried to leave a store. He has a Sept. 19 court date scheduled.
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  Sameh Ahmed, 24, of Angola, Ind., was arrested and charged with retail theft after allegedly having concealed merchandise in her possession at 6:24 p.m. Saturday at the Chicago Ridge Mall. Police said she had tried to leave a store with a $79 handbag and $66 jacket. She has a Sept. 9 court date scheduled.
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  Police responded to a complaint Monday that someone spray painted a vulgar statement on a home in the 6800 block of 98th Street.
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  License plate validation stickers were reported stolen Saturday in the parking lot of the Chicago Ridge Mall.
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  Tires were reported to be slashed Saturday in the 10800 block of Major Avenue.
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  Police responded to a complaint of burglary of a detached garage in which $2,000 worth of tools were missing Saturday in the 6900 block of 97th Place.
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  Police responded to a complaint that someone entered an apartment, kicked a hole in the wall and smeared a pizza on the wall Friday in the 6000 block of Marshall Avenue.
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  A school building in the 18900 block of South Lyman Avenue was reported to have graffiti with a black marker on it last Thursday.

Hickory Hills

  Police responded to a call about graffiti on a gazebo at 8:10 a.m. Aug. 11 in the 82000 block of West 85th Street.

Oak Lawn

  John A. Ribota, 39, of Chicago Ridge, was arrested and charged with DUI, no insurance and speeding Aug. 10 after a stop in the 5300 block of 111th Street, police said.
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  A car was reported stolen Aug. 10 from the service area of a business in the 4300 block of West 95th Street.
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  Khatilen K. Lee, 22, of Chicago, was arrested and charged with retail theft Aug. 10 after allegedly stealing goods from a store in the 4100 block of West 95th Street.
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  A catalytic convertor was reported stolen Aug. 11 from a car parked in the lot of a hospital at 4440 W. 95th St.
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  Daniel Morales, 28, of Posen, was arrested and charged retail theft Aug. 11 after allegedly stealing merchandise from a store in the 4100 block of West 95th Street.
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  Leonard J. Voss Jr., 22 of Oak Lawn, was arrested and charged with assault Aug. 11 after a disturbance at his home, police said.
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  Mohamad Ibrahim, 19, of Palos Hills, was arrested and charged with DUI, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, leaving the scene of an accident, no insurance and driving without a valid license Aug. 11 after a stop at 97th Street and Central Avenue.
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  Forty six die cast cars, vintage jewelry and two seats from Soldier Field autographed by Steve McMichael were stolen Aug. 11 or 12 from a garage in the 5300 block of Stony Creek Drive.
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  A catalytic convertor was reported stolen Aug. 12 from a car in a parking lot at 87th Street and Cicero Avenue, police said.
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  A car was reported stolen Aug. 12 the parking lot of an auto dealership in the 8900 block of Cicero Avenue while the owner was inside the dealership.
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  Norman P. Lupescu, 64, of Oak Lawn, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct Aug. 13 following a traffic altercation at Southwest Highway and Austin Avenue, police said.
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  Robert Sojka, 35, of Chicago Ridge, was charged with DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident Aug. 13 after a stop at 108th Street and Central Avenue, police said.
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  Jasper Avila, 19, of Oak Lawn, was charged with assault Aug. 14 after a disturbance at 99th Street and Elm Circle Drive, police said.
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  Ronald S. Reyes, 20, of Chicago, was charged with DUI, illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor and driving without a valid license last Thursday after a stop at Southwest Highway and Kilpatrick Avenue, police said.

Palos Hills

  Someone reported to police that a cell phone was missing from her purse after it was left in a vehicle Wednesday in the 8800 block of West 102nd Street.
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  Police responded to a report that a purse and credit cards were stolen from a car Friday in the 9900 block of Stratford Lane. The woman said the passenger side window was broken into.
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  A restaurant in the 8500 block of 111th Street was reported to have two broken windows Saturday. The window appeared to have been shot out with a BB gun.
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  Police responded to a structure fire at 10 a.m. Aug. 5 in the 10700 block of Christa Court. Police said a resident started the first attempting to burn electronic equipment. The North Palos Fire Protection District put out the fire and no injuries were reported.
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  Robert Montagano, 48, of Alsip was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct at 1 p.m. on Aug. 6 after observing an incident in the middle of the Palos Hills Police Department parking lot. Police said Montagano was a part of a road-rage incident with William Rakowski, 27, of Palos Hills. Police said both men swerved their vehicles at each other and swore at each other. Rakowski was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis and drug equipment and negligent driving. Both men have a Sept. 25 court date in Bridgeview.
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  A resident told police Aug. 10 that someone stole a full bed of gravel from a pile that he had in the 9900 block of 99th Terrace.
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  A resident told police Aug. 6 that she was informed by her bank that $183 were taken out of her savings account and $443 out of her checking account. Area detectives are working with the U.S. Bank Fraud Department.

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  A resident in the 9000 block of Windsor Drive reported to police Aug. 8 that two credit cards were stolen from her bag in her garage. Police said they thought the offender used a garage door opener from an unlocked vehicle to gain access. While police were canvassing the area about that incident, they found another complaint that cell phone and two credit cards were taken from an unlocked car in the 9000 block of Stratford Lane.
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  A resident told police someone broke his bedroom window at around 2:45 a.m. Aug. 9 in the 10100 block of 84th Terrace.
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  An iPod was taken from a car in the 8900 block of 100th Place according to a report taken Aug. 10. A resident said the window was broken on the driver’s side.

Worth

  Christopher G. Lynch, 36, of Tinley Park was arrested and charged with DUI after police said they found his car against a utility pole at 2:14 a.m. Aug. 12 in the 6600 block of 111th Street. He has a Sept. 12 court date scheduled in Bridgeview.