Monday, August 13, 2012
The accompanying photos were taken at the Tinley Park Police Department between July 13 and July 29.
Mug Shot Mondays is a weekly feature on Tinley Park Patch that spotlights mug shots taken at the local police department. All pictures were submitted by Tinley Park police and were taken during when the accused were booked between July 13 and July 29. Police Blotter and information is provided by law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome. Looking for more police news? Like us on Facebook
Thursday, August 2, 2012
A Chicago man stumbled upon a group of people in downtown Tinley over the weekend, instigating a fight by spitting on their car, according to police reports.
Tinley Park police caught up with a man over the weekend who witnesses said began spitting on a car in the downtown train station lot and when confronted, battered a man bloody. Sign up to receive a free, daily e-newsletter from Tinley Park Patch. When police arrived in the Oak Park Avenue Train Station lot in Tinley Park to meet the witnesses, the alleged assailant, Mark J. Kimzey, had left the scene. The 23-year-old victim said he was sitting in his car in the lot along with three friends when Kimzey walked up shortly before 2 a.m. July 28 and began spitting on the hood. "(The victim) verbally confronted (Kimzey) at which time he states (Kimzey) struck him about eight to nine times with a closed fist," the report said. Police said the …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Police said a man who was driving under the influence of alcohol drove through an intersection earlier this month that they had blocked off due to a crash. The driver paid little attention to their flares and flashlights, they said.
Officers arrested a man earlier this month who they said blew by a crash site where they had flares and squad cars parked. Police said that around 10:30 p.m. July 21, they blocked off the intersection of Ridgeland Avenue and 181st Street in Tinley Park because of a crash. Two officers were standing at the intersection when they said they saw a black car approaching quickly. "We began to shine our flashlights and shouted 'stop' as the vehicle crossed the intersection," the report said. "The vehicle did not slow down or stop. The driver ignored our orders and continued on Ridgeland Avenue." Sign up to receive a free, daily e-newsletter from Tinley Park Patch. Police got in their cars and pulled over Michael D. Mulkey, 47, of the 100 block of…
Friday, July 20, 2012
Police say that during a beauty school graduation turned violent, a woman sprayed two people in the face using a "dog spray" canister containing a Capsaicin, which is the primary component in pepper spray.
Two were arrested earlier this week during a post-beauty-school-graduation melee at the local convention center, where police said a woman used "dog spray" on another woman who was holding a baby. Police were called about the fight around 6:15 p.m. Sunday, July 15, in the parking lot at the Tinley Park Convention Center, 18501 Convention Center Drive, according to the police report. READ: Brawl Ensues at Beauty School Graduation "I arrived on scene and observed numerous persons yelling in the parking lot," an officer wrote, in the report. "I spoke to (a 21-year-old victim) who related that a female now known as Tamika Greene sprayed her in the face with Mace while (she) was inside the Tinley Park Convention Center." Sign up to receive a …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Tinley Park police arrested a Rock Island man who they said was taking part in drug transactions during a recent concert.
Police recently arrested a man who they said was dealing drugs at a concert held at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park. Two officers were standing on the concert grounds around 9:40 p.m. June 2 when they reportedly saw Derek J. Jackson, 22, of the 1000 block of 16th Avenue in Rock Island, take a cash payment in exchange for a plastic bag. Police said they suspected it to be a drug transaction and approached Jackson to investigate. Sign up to receive breaking news alerts from Tinley Park Patch. They tried to also find the man who bought the suspected drugs but lost him in the crowd, they said. "As (an officer) escorted Jackson to a less crowded area in order to speak with him … I observed Jackson pull a plastic bag out of …
Friday, June 1, 2012
A woman who rode her bike into a mini bus in Tinley Park earlier this week told police she was following Russian traffic laws when she made her move.
Tinley Park Police said no one was injured Wednesday morning when a 20-year-old woman on a bike cruised into the front of a school minibus. The accident occurred around 11 a.m. at the intersection of 181st Street and Oak Park Avenue, according to the report. Around that time, the bicyclist reportedly drove into the front of a van affiliated with a local learning center. The vehicle's 65-year-old driver told police she was driving westbound on 181st Street and stopped at the stop sign at Oak Park Avenue. As she made a right turn, the bicyclist rode southbound off the sidewalk and into the roadway directly in front of the van. "The bicyclist stated she observed the vehicle proceed into the intersection, but believed the vehicle must turn …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Also in today's reports, dated April 19-22, a man is arrested on a property damage warrant a teacher's wedding rings are stolen at a local high school.
SUNDAY, APRIL 22 Police said they arrested Jennifer E. Siano, 25, of the 16900 block of South Meadowcrest in Homer Glen around 2:50 p.m. at Super Kmart, 16300 S. Harlem Ave., Tinley Park, and charged her with retail theft. Security staff members at the store said they saw Siano remove two potted palm trees from the store and place them in the back of her car. The woman told staff that she had to see if they'd fit in her car before she could buy them. Then, she drove away, police said. Siano admitted to stealing the trees and said she intended to bring the tags back into the store to buy them. They were priced at a total of $79.98. SATURDAY, APRIL 21 Jacob B. Hochgraver, 21, of the 6300 block of West 64th Place in Chicago, was arrested …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
A local university student thought she was buying normal "baked goods" at school last week. When she began to hallucinate, she realized they were not made with granny's cookie recipe.
A student at Devry said she bought three cookies from a peer only to be told after she ate them that they "contained PCP." The 20-year-old student said she didn't think anything of the purchase —made on April 20—because it's "common for students to sell each other baked goods" on campus at 18624 S. West Creek Drive in Tinley Park. After a meal at a local restaurant, she ate two of the cookies she'd bought at school, the police report said. "She soon started to feel lightheaded as her heart rate raced," the report said. "(She) called (the friend) to ask about the cookies and he told her that there was PCP in the cookies. (She) said that she started to hallucinate …" She ended up at Speedway on 183rd Street and Harlem Avenue, according to…
Friday, April 13, 2012
Tinley Park police reports, April 9-10.
TUESDAY, APRIL 10 A local woman went to the Tinley Park Police Department to report that when she went to file her taxes on April 8, she was told someone already filed taxes using her Social Security number. She notified the Social Security Administration. The case is among several in the past couple of weeks, police said. Local police said a woman reported around 9:30 a.m. that someone stole a 5 foot tall, $100 planter from a holder in her backyard. The planter was arched at the top and had several shelves for holding plants. MONDAY, APRIL 9 A resident of a home in the 6400 block of West 164th Place in Tinley Park said that around 7:40 p.m., someone shot what appeared to be a BB through a front window of his home. The first layer of …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Tinley Park police reports, April 5 and 6.
FRIDAY, APRIL 6 Police said a $100 counterfeit bill was found among other $100 bills used around 4:30 p.m. at CarMax, 18800 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, as part of a $2,500 car payment. The woman who handed the cash over said she withdrew the money from an area bank and wasn't aware any bills were counterfeit. The fake $100 was turned over to the U.S. Secret Service, the report said. Bruce Galassini, 42, of the 18000 block of Hillside Drive in Tinley Park, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and improper lane use. New Lenox police responded to a car accident near Cedar Road and Route 6 and said they discovered Galassini had been drinking. Neither Galassini nor the driver of the other car were injured. THURSDAY, APRIL…