Interviewee Makes Strange Lane Bryant Reference; Dog Bites Woman, and More

Also in the latest police reports, dated Aug. 3, 10, 22, 24, 25 and 27, prescription pads are stolen from a local medical center, a reported intoxicated woman is accused of battering an officer and a counterfeit bill surfaces at Mickey's.


Warrant Arrest

Kelly K. Benson, 45, of the 7300 block of West 61st Street in Summit, was arrested around 10:20 p.m. on a warrant out of the for driving with a suspended license. Her bail was set at $5,000.


Prescription Pads Stolen

Advocate Medical Group, 18200 LaGrange Road in Tinley Park, called the cops to report that between Aug. 23 and Aug. 25, someone had taken an unknown amount of prescription pads from the business. They learned of the theft after receiving phone calls from three different area pharmacies which were trying to verify prescriptions that were fraudulent, according to the report. 


Intoxicated Woman Accused of Battering Officer

Police arrested a woman at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, 19100 S. Ridgeland Ave. in Tinley Park, who was reportedly intoxicated and screaming near a gate regarding her boyfriend being ejected from the venue. When police found Sara I. Bustamante, 22, of the 1000 block of Covington in Lemont, they said she was "very vocal" about the fact that she wanted everyone on the theater's security staff arrested.

After a responding officer asked her to leave the theater, she grabbed him or her by the shirt and demanded a badge number. The officer then told her she was under arrest for battery of a police officer. She was charged with one count of battery and one count of resisting a peace officer.


Massage Envy Interviewee Makes Strange Lane Bryant Reference

A Massage Envy employee called the cops to report that around 12:30 p.m., a woman interviewing for a position at the West 191st Street business referenced the 2008 homicides in an adjacent strip mall. The 35-year-old woman was critiquing the business, saying it was run poorly, according to the report. "At one point, (she) referenced the Lane Bryant homicides by saying to (the interviewer), 'You know about those murders, don't you?'" The interviewer ended the conversation and called police, the report said. 


Dog Bites Woman

A woman said that while she was walking her two dogs around 9 p.m., a couple walked past her with their dog. The couple's dog bit one of the woman's dogs as he walked by, but the couple "said very little." When the one woman got home, she found tiny droplets of blood where her dog had been bit and called the cops. Police weren't able to locate the owners of the other dog. They filled out a Cook County Animal and Rabies Animal Bite Report.


Counterfeit Bill Used at Mickey's

A customer buying a milkshake used a counterfeit $20 bill at Mickey's Ribs 17432 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park. The owner of the restaurant said he checks all bills greater than $10 to make sure they aren't counterfeit and while he was checking the 20, the customer looked nervous and left the scene without his milkshake. Police said the texture of the bill was inconsistent with other 20s and that a hologram was missing from it. It was sent to the U.S. Secret Service branch in Chicago. 

Shoplifting Liquor

Valencia C. Ewing, 42, of the 8100 block of South Bennett in Chicago reportedly stuffed three bottles of alcohol—Hennessy Cognac, Grey Goose vodka and Effen Black Cherry Vodka—in her purse before leaving Super Target, 7300 191st St., Tinley Park, around 1 p.m. without paying. She was charged with retail theft. 


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