Gary Man Picked Up on Warrant While Changing Stolen Car's Oil
Aug. 6: Chicago Heights police arrested a 44-year-old Gary man on an outstanding warrant after officers found him changing the oil on a car that was reported stolen.
Montrelle D. Dubose, of the 1000 block of Madison Street, Gary, was arrested on
an active Chicago Heights Police Department warrant after officers were searching for a stolen 2011 Chevrolet Camaro that the OnStar navigation system was tracking, according to police.
Officers were dispatched at about 6:46 p.m. to the 1500 block of Wentworth Avenue to find the Camaro, which had been reported stolen in Gary, IN. Dubose was seen by police holding keys and adding oil to the engine when cops arrived, according to a report.
Police were unsuccessful in their attempt to contact the registered owner of the car.
Dubose was not charged at the time the report was taken, police said.
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Road Rage Spills Over to Police Station's Parking Lot
Aug. 6: A fit of road rage landed two men in trouble with Palos
Robert Montagano, 48, of Alsip, and William Rakowski, 27, nearly came to blows in the Palos Hills Police Department parking lot after a crash in the 9700 block of Roberts Road, police said. Both drivers yelled curse words and swerved their vehicles at each other.
At about 1 p.m., Rakowski ditched his vehicle after driving into the middle of the police department lot and tried running into the building, police said. Officers then saw Montagano's vehicle dart into the lot before he got out to chase Rakowski. Cops stopped the two men from pummeling each other.
Officers discovered marijuana and drug paraphernalia in Rakowski's vehicle after sorting out the situation, police said.
Rakowski was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug equipment, negligent driving, improper stopping and improper overtaking from the right, police said.
Montagano was charged with disorderly conduct, failing to reduce speed to avoid a crash and improper lane use, police said.
The two are due on Sept. 25 in Bridgeview court.
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8 Bags of Heroin Fall Out of Shorewood Man's Shorts
Aug. 7: A Shorewood man is accused of drug possession after cops saw several bags of heroin fall from his shorts.
Brian J. Holtz, 30, of the 100 block of East Jefferson Street, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, according to an Evergreen Park police report. Holtz was arrested at about 11:40 a.m., near Pulaski Road. Cops had stopped a vehicle in which Holtz was a passenger for making a traffic violation.
An officer noticed a plastic bag with residue in the vehicle, the report states. During a search of Holtz, eight small plastic bags fell from his shorts. Field tests of the substance in the bag came back positive for heroin.
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Couple Have Sex in Front of Boy to 'Educate' Him
Aug. 12: A 12-year-old watched as a New Lenox truck driver
had sex with his girlfriend last year, according to a Sun-Times Media report.
Douglas E. Gordon, 38, of the 1100 block of South Spencer Road, is being held at the Will County jail on two charges of sexual exploitation of a minor, according to the report. Bail was set at $50,000.
Gordon intended to "educate" the boy when he engaged in sex acts with his 30year-old girlfriend on Nov. 30 at a Channahon motel while the child watched, Will County Sheriff's police told Sun-Times Media. The woman was questioned by police but has not been charged with a crime. Gordon was previously arrested in 2001 on a charge of driving with a suspended license.
Gordon is due in court on Aug. 30.
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