Monday, August 6, 2012
Today's police reports stem from July 6, 8, 10 and 12.
THURSDAY, JULY 12 Tinley Park police were called to Autumn Drive in Tinley Park by a woman who said her son's miniature motorcycle, "commonly referred to as a 'pocket rocket,'" was taken from the side of her home. The woman said she last saw the bike July 11 around midnight. It was valued at about $250. A 60-year-old man living in the 16700 block of Forestview Lane in Tinley Park said that he believed someone stole his $50 yellow gazing ball and its accompanying $25 stand. The lawn ornament was in his flowerbed in front of his home, according to the report. It was last seen on July 11 around 8 p.m. TUESDAY, JULY 10 A man who works out at LA Fitness in Tinley Park told police a 1st-generation iPad valued at $800, a Sony digital camera …
The accompanying photos were taken at the Tinley Park Police Department between July 6 and July 13.
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 6 and July 13. 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
Monday, June 18, 2012
The accompanying photos were taken at the Tinley Park Police Department between May 16 and May 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 May 16 and May 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
Friday, June 8, 2012
Tinley Park Police reports May 17-18, 21-22 and 24.
THURSDAY, MAY 24 Samantha E. Mosqueda, 20, of the 6500 block of Riverside Drive in Tinley Park, was arrested around 9:50 p.m. in the 16300 block of Harlem Avenue near Super Kmart and charged with retail theft. Police said Mosqueda stole several items of clothing from the store, totaling $201.24. Her bail was set at $1,500. TUESDAY, MAY 22 Trumain Butler, 43, of the 15600 block of Prince Drive in South Holland was arrested around 2:30 p.m. in the 18300 block of Crossing Drive in Tinley Park and charged with telephone harassment. His bail was set at $1,500. MONDAY, MAY 21 Two leaf blowers were taken from a landscaping crew that was working around 10:15 a.m. in the 6900 block of Lexington Court in Tinley Park. Three men removed the machines …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Also in the latest police reports, dated April 11 and 13-14, a man kicks a car and another is arrested on a warrant.
SATURDAY, APRIL 14 Police are looking for a trio of men who violently approached those seated in a vehicle that was parked on the south side of the Speedway gas station at 7201 183rd St. in Tinley Park. The men may have been intoxicated, according to an employee at the gas station. One of them walked up to the vehicle—unprovoked—and opened the front, driver's side door only to punch an 18-year-old driver in the face, the report said. The three subjects then got into a vehicle and drove toward the Wendy's restaurant that's adjacent to the station, police said. Officers were working with staff at the Speedway on Monday to identify the suspects, one of whom may have used a Visa card to make a purchase prior to the incident. FRIDAY, APRIL 13…
Monday, March 12, 2012
Tinley Park police reports, March 6 and March 8.
THURSDAY, MARCH 8 Enrique Mata, 45, of the 7700 block of West Emerald Court in Frankfort, was arrested around 2:35 p.m. in Bridgeview on a warrant out of the Tinley Park Police Department. TUESDAY, MARCH 6 Billy R. Grindle Jr., 26, of the 8700 block of Escanaba in Chicago, was arrested around 4:30 p.m. in the 15900 block of South Harlem Avenue in Tinley Park. He was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. Brittany L. Wallace, 22, of the 12700 block of South May Street in Calumet Park, was arrested around 5 p.m. at the Lake County Jail in Crown Point, Ind., on a warrant out of the Tinley Park Police Department for theft. She was charged with theft and theft of more than $500. Her bail was set at $15,000. TUESDAY, …
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Tinley Park police reports, March 2 and 7.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 John E. Knoska, 43, of the 8400 block of Castle Drive in Tinley Park, was arrested around 11 p.m. outside his home on a warrant for theft of less than $500. His bail was set at $7,500. A man reported that around 12:30 p.m., someone stole a debit card out of his pocket after he paid for his food at Burger King, 7135 W. 159th St., Tinley Park. One unauthorized purchase was made using the card at a local gas station. Tomek Yoonis, 27, of the 1300 block of North Western Avenue in Park Ridge, was arrested around 4:20 p.m. in Chicago, on a warrant out of the Tinley Park Police Department. FRIDAY, MARCH 2 Police arrested Jacob B. Hochgraver, 21, of the 16000 block of South Olcott Avenue in Tinley Park around 4:45 a.m., when …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Also in today's police blotter, a couple writes fake checks to pay for bingo games and another pair shoplifts cologne. These reports are from March 1-3.
SATURDAY, MARCH 3 Officers began following a 42-year-old driver around 2:20 a.m. after they reportedly saw him disregard a traffic light and swerve over lane lines in the roadway. When they stopped Michael J. O'Neill, of the 19600 block of Old Coach Trail in Frankfort, he couldn't give police an accurate answer as to where he lived, according to the report. He repeatedly told them he lived at "196th Street and Oak Park Avenue" in Tinley Park, which doesn't exist within the boundaries of the village. O'Neill allegedly failed field sobriety tests. He was taken to the police station and after initial reluctance, he agreed to provide a breath sample and blew a .193. He was charged with disobeying a traffic control device, operating an …
Monday, February 27, 2012
Also included in today's police blotter, an anarchy symbol is spray painted in a local park and a woman is accused of telephone harassment. These reports were pulled from Feb. 11, 12, 15 and 20.
MONDAY, FEB. 20 Matthew H. Wojtaszek, 36, of the 15400 block of Church Lane in Oak Forest, was arrested around 4 p.m. at the Tinley Park Police Department, 7850 W. 183rd Street. He was charged with aggravated identity theft and armed robbery without a firearm. Tinley Park Police Cmndr. Steve Vaccaro didn't return voice mail messages on Friday seeking comments and additional information. Police said that sometime between Feb. 17 at 11 a.m. and Feb. 20 at 11 a.m,, someone spray painted several items at Longmeadow Park, 19715 Longmeadow Drive in Tinley Park. The black and red graffiti included a star, anarchy symbol and various scribbles, police said. A woman called police to report that around 1:35 p.m., someone stole her cell phone off the…
Monday, February 13, 2012
Officers found a local woman running down 183rd Street last week.
Tinley Park officers cited a woman early Wednesday who they said was sprinting shoeless in the westbound lane of 183rd Street while "going to her boyfriend's house." They found Brooke E. Werner, 21, of the 17700 block of Pheasant Drive in Tinley Park, around 2:30 a.m. in the 9300 block of West 183rd Street. She was barefoot and running eastbound, according to the report. Police first stopped her to see if she was OK, they said, but she soon became belligerent, telling them "she wasn't breaking the law." "(Werner) had a strong odor of alcohol … on her breath, was having difficulty standing on her own … " the report said. "(The officer) made several attempts to find out where Werner had come from, why she wasn't wearing shoes and where she …