Police Blotter: Intoxicated Man Keys Cars, Suicidal Man Goes Missing

Also in Tinley Park police reports from March 16, 17 and 19, someone applies for a fake car loan and a DUI charge.


Driving Under the Influence

David C. Cronin, 31, of the 8800 block of West 169th Street in Orland Hills, was arrested around 2:20 a.m. in the 7500 block of 159th Street in . Police said Cronin was driving abruptly across lane lines. He reportedly failed field sobriety tests but refused the Breathalyzer test at the station. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and improper lane use. 


Intoxicated Man Keys Cars

Police said a 28-year-old man who was "under the influence of some unknown substance" may have keyed three cars that were parked in the street in the 6700 block of Tinley Park Drive in Tinley Park. A peer spotted the man running adjacent to the cars holding what could have been a key. The incident occurred between 2 a.m. and 2:15 a.m. No charges had been filed as of Tuesday.  


Suicidal Man Goes Missing 

Police helped a woman search for her son between 3:10 p.m. and 6 p.m., when he reportedly disappeared from home three days after cutting his wrists using a razor. The mother said her son attempted suicide after breaking up with his girlfriend. He was located around 7 p.m. at a family member's home in New Lenox. 

Someone Applies for Fraudulent Car Loan 

A local woman said that sometime between March 12 and March 16, someone applied for a car loan using her personal information. An area car dealership contacted the local 26-year-old saying someone had attempted to get several loans in her name. The case remained under investigation Tuesday.


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