Controlled Substance Possession, Missing Deer Statue, and More

Also in today's blotter reports, dated May 9, 12, 14-15, 18 and 20, someone illegally uses a man's credit car and a scrapper guts a vacant home of copper piping.


Possession of a Controlled Substance

Donald M. Counter, 22, of the 9300 block of South Homan in Evergreen Park, was arrested around 1:30 a.m. in the 17300 block of 68th Court in , and charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance.

Police said Counter was one of four who were sitting with cocaine in a local parking lot. "As I approached the vehicle, I illuminated the interior of the vehicle with my flashlight and witnessed the offender seated in the driver's side rear seat holding a compact disc case in his left hand with a white power like substance on the case and a rolled up dollar bill in his right hand," the report said. 


Disorderly Conduct

Cynthia R. Boyd, 49, of the 15600 block of South Reynolds in Oak Forest, was arrested around 6 p.m. at the and charged with disorderly conduct.



Federico V. Garcia, 34, of the 13900 block of Walter Drive in Crestwood, was arrested around 4:30 p.m. in the 16100 block of Harlem Avenue in . He was charged with improper lane use, driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal transportation of open alcohol and driving without a valid driver's license. 


Missing Deer Statue

A local man living in the 8500 block of Nielson Drive in said that sometime around 7:15 p.m., someone stole his 3-foot tall deer lawn ornament from his front yard. The deer had a forest green base that was "extremely heavy," police said. He does not want to pursue charges but rather just asks that the deer be returned safely. 



A 48-year-old Bourbonnais man called police after realizing that someone used his debit card to buy $910.10 worth of items from Super Kmart, 16300 S. Harlem Ave., . The purchase was made between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. 


Vacant Home Gutted of Copper Piping

Scrappers broke into a vacant home in the 6700 block of West North Street in and gutted the entire lower level of its copper piping. The thieves got into the residence by removing a board that was propped up on a side window and back door of the home, according to the report. They broke in between May 2 and May 9, said the owner. 

Change Missing After Car Wash

A woman called police around 12:40 p.m. when she realized she was missing $205 from a change purse that was in the cup holder of her vehicle. She said she believed the money was stolen while she was getting her car detailed at Delta Sonic, 6800 159th St., . 

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