Wednesday, July 25, 2012
A man who was blocked in his parking spot at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre took it upon himself over the weekend to move one of the vehicles behind him, police said.
A 49-year-old man whose car was blocked in at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre took matters into his own hands over the weekend after security guards told him he would have to wait until the end of a concert to get out of the lot. The man, who had not yet been formally charged as of Tuesday, was reportedly irate when he approached the security guards Saturday night. He was a member of the Teamster's union that works backstage at the Tinley Park theater, according to police. Sign up to receive a free, daily e-newsletter from Tinley Park Patch. "Both witnesses advised (the suspect) that there was nothing they could do for him until the concert was over," the report said. "(The suspect) advised that he was tired and wanted to go home, and …
Monday, April 30, 2012
A school dean was faced last week with a peculiar figure submerged in his high school's retention pond.
When a dean got to Andrew High School last week, he saw a figure with a knife in its back floating in the school's pond. He was alerted to the situation around 8:45 a.m. April 25 by a maintenance worker at the school, 9001 West 171st St., Tinley Park, according to a police report, and later deduced that was likely a prank. " … He went out to the pond area and discovered a mannequin with a knife in the back floating in the pond," the report said. " … The maintenance employees recovered the mannequin and took it (inside)." A name was scrawled on the mannequin's shirt, police said, along with the phrase "RJ and Danielle were here." School officials said they don't have a current student enrolled with the name written on the figure, nor have …
Friday, June 17, 2011
Man arrested for driving around with open alcohol faces multiple charges.
An officer on bike patrol pulled over a Chicago man at 175th Street and Sandalwood Drive in Tinley Park earlier this week and arrested him for cruising with booze. Police said Leonel Lara-Flores, 25, of the 7100 block of Christiana Avenue in Chicago, was arrested around 10:30 p.m. Monday after an officer spotted him driving westbound on 175th Street in an area marked "Do Not Enter." The cop, who was riding a marked bicycle, said he pulled over Lara-Flores and saw a Mike's Hard Lemonade bottle in the passenger-side door handle. Several empty beer cans were in the bed of his pickup truck, the report said. Lara-Flores was charged with disobeying a traffic control device, illegal transportation of alcohol, driving without a valid driver's …
A flood of nude male photos leads Tinley Park man to find his phone number posted on a Craigslist sex ad without his permission.
After erotic photos, texts and overtures for sex flooded a 20-year-old Tinley Park man's cell phone this week, he realized his number had been posted on Craigslist. The man told police that between about 9 a.m. and noon on Monday, he received sexually explicit text messages, phone calls and photographs on his phone, according to the police report. "(He) said that all of the pictures were of naked men and the texts and phone calls were from men," the report said. One mysterious caller said he was responding to the victim's Craigslist advertisement, but the victim said he didn't post an ad. He received a link to the posting and when he clicked on it, he realized that it included his cell phone number. The victim said he suspected a 23-year-…
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
A Markham man had 33 grams of crack cocaine hidden in his rectum while being questioned by Tinley Park police, according to reports.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Jesse Marx
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
A Markham man had two large crack cocaine rocks hidden in his rectum during a ride to the police station and subsequent questioning Friday, Tinley Park police said. Jeremiah M. Dean, 37, of the 15300 block of Troy Avenue in Markham, was charged with possession of marijuana and unlawful possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, police said. Police said they stopped Dean’s car in the 7200 block of 183rd Street around 4:15 p.m. Friday for failing to signal when turning. Officers said they found a marijuana blunt in the center console. On the ride to the station, Dean appeared “nervous” and fidgeted with his pants, according to the report. During questioning, police said they noticed beads of sweat around his head. Police said …