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 …
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 …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Local police are working on leads to find culprits who they say broke into all three tobacco shops that were reported burglarized in June.
Investigators said they believe the same thieves are to blame for all three June break-ins to local smoke shops. The burglars are also making their way around to other suburbs, doing the same thing, according to Tinley Park Police Cmdr. Pat McCain. Locally, thieves broke into a third cigarette shop in Tinley Park June 21, stealing cartons before taking off in a dark-colored SUV. Tinley Park police were dispatched to the store, Express Tobacco, 8021 W. 183rd St., at 3:26 a.m. that morning, according to the police report. They found the storefront's glass shattered and no one inside, as was the case in the first two June break-ins to other shops. READ: Burglars Storm Smoke Shop With Axe, Garbage Cans Officers reviewed surveillance footage …
Friday, July 6, 2012
Tinley Park police said they recently chased a rider who was cruising more than 20 mph over the posted limit and riding on one wheel along Harlem Avenue.
Police said a 24-year-old motorcyclist riding more than 20 mph over the posted speed limit and weaving in and out of traffic refused to stop for police last week. An officer first saw Frank N. Golick, of the 17500 block of South 68th Court in Tinley Park around 8:30 p.m. June 30 on Harlem Avenue near 167th Street, where he was riding his 2004 Yamaha sport bike on only the back wheel, according to the report. The officer activated the vehicle's siren and emergency lights and began pursuing Golick, police said. Golick refused to stop for police, they said. Sign up for breaking news alerts from Tinley Park Patch. A backup officer eventually joined the pursuit, which led him to the offender as he entered Interstate-80. The registration for the…
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The accompanying photos were taken at the Tinley Park Police Department between June 9 and June 26.
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 June 9 and June 26. 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 22, 2012
Tinley Park police arrested an out-of-towner this month who they said became combative during a concert at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre.
It recently took three police officers to try calming down a reportedly uncooperative concert goer who police said was intoxicated and screaming profanities at them. They were first notified of the man, later identified as Henry C. Jahelka, 18, of East Burr Ridge, around 7:05 p.m. June 2, according to the report. Staff at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre on Ridgeland Avenue in Tinley Park said Jahelka was not allowed back through the theater gates after leaving because he was "unable to walk or stand straight." "They said Henry could not keep his balance while he was walking and repeatedly fell up against cars in the parking lot," the report said. "The security officers explained Henry had been given warnings earlier in the night for …
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 …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Tinley Park police reports, May 14, May 20, June 10-11.
MONDAY, JUNE 11 Kirk D. Buckner, 61, of the 25900 block of Oak Road in Monee, was arrested round 9:15 a.m. at his home on a warrant out of the Tinley Park Police Department for disorderly conduct. SUNDAY, JUNE 10 A woman living in the 7500 block of West 159th Place in Tinley Park called the cops to report that sometime between June 1 and June 10, someone stole a pearl ring, a silver watch band, two Timex watches and one Citizens watch from her apartment. She said the only time people were in her residence within that time frame unattended was when maintenance workers came to repair a window. There were no signs of forced entry in the home. During the investigation, police approached a neighbor who said he had a similar theft about three …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Tinley Park police said they found a man who was wanted out of the Cook County Sheriff's Office taking an afternoon snooze last month in front of a local day care center.
Tinley Park police recently arrested a man who they said was found sleeping in front of a local day care center. Officers were called May 18 to Bobbie Noonan's Child Care, 17051 Grissom Drive, regarding a suspicious man who was stumbling around the parking lot and bumping into vehicles, according to the police report. When the cops got to the scene at 2:12 p.m., they reportedly found Dale A. Underiner, 29, of the 15700 block of Terrace Drive in Oak Forest. Underiner was sleeping in the front of the day care center, they said. He was also found to have an active warrant out of the Cook County Sheriff's office. He was arrested on that warrant and his bail was set at $5,000, police said. Craving more police news? Look no further. Like us on …