Thursday, October 4, 2012
Even after being tased by a Tinley Park Police officer, Matthew Dyer, 20, of Frankfort, began spitting at Illinois State Police troopers, according to police reports.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Vince
Thursday, October 4, 2012
A Tinley Park Police officer tased a Frankfort man who had been arrested by Illinois State Police on Sept. 26 after the man tried to get out of his cuffs and kick the arresting officers, according to a police report. Matthew W. Dyer, 20, of the 600 block of Hawthorne Drive in Frankfort, was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license, resisting a peace officer and possession of less than 2.5 grams of marijuana, according to Will County Sheriff's Office records. READ: What's the Beef? Woman Brings Spoons to a Knife Fight in Meat Dept. The possession charge was later dropped, but traffic charges of failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and improper lane use were added, according to Will County Circuit …
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
A man faces charges of resisting arrest and criminal trespassing after an incident during Saturday's Toby Keith concert.
Police said they threatened a Toby Keith fan with a Taser over the weekend to get him under control at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre. Gregory D. Moss, 26, of the 9100 block of South Central Park Avenue in Evergreen Park, was arrested around 10 p.m. at the theater, 19100 Ridgeland Ave. in Tinley Park. A security staff member ejected him from the venue because he was drunk and disorderly, according to the report. The security guard called on the Tinley Park Police Department for backup when Moss refused to speak with him or provide any identification, the report said. "The suspect was irate in the security office and stated that the (guard) was not the real police and he 'didn't want to speak with chubs,'" the report said. Moss gave …
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Tinley Park police reports, June 4 and June 11.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11 A 45-year-old woman, of the 7300 block of West 173rd Street in Tinley Park, reported that between 11:15 a.m. June 10 and 8:15 a.m. June 11, someone broke into her home through a back door. About $40 in cash was missing, she said. SATURDAY, JUNE 4 Police said they arrested Daniel L. Janusek, 25, of Schererville, Ind., around midnight after he failed field sobriety tests following a collision near the intersection of Oak Park and Harlem avenues. While driving a Honda Fit, Janusek rear-ended a 58-year-old Richton Park man who was driving an Infinity QX4, according to the police report. Janusek failed field sobriety tests, police said, and refused to take a breath test at the police station. He also became verbally and …
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Police said they Tasered a woman after she refused to be taken peaceably.
A Tinley Park couple accused of attacking bar employees and resisting arrest has inadvertently offered what could be the best titles yet for a famed and long-running international comic strip. Love Is ... tag-teaming a pair of bouncers. Love Is ... drinking until one of us loses consciousness. Love Is ... braving the cold arm, hot sting of the law with you nearby. A bouncer at Durbin's, 17265 S. Oak Park Ave., told police around 2 a.m. on Sunday he was in the middle of breaking up an argument between two men when a woman lashed out. She struck the bouncer in the face with an open hand, causing scratches, police said. After the bouncer shoved the woman to free himself, her boyfriend punched him in the right eye and mouth, according to …
Monday, April 18, 2011
He couldn't pay $78 taxi bill from downtown Chicago, police said.
Are white suburban kids above the law? Robert C. McAlister, 21, of the 14400 block of Wooded Path Lane in Orland Park, was charged with battery, resisting a police officer and theft of services after refusing to pay for a taxi cab ride from downtown Chicago, police said. The cabbie called police on April 15 around 2 a.m. regarding an intoxicated man who had fallen asleep in his backseat and refused to get up. Police said McAlister became belligerent when they woke him, and he started cursing and flashing his middle finger. He was tackled to the ground after placing both of his hands on an officer’s chest and then continued to struggle against being handcuffed, police said. Police said they found $2 cash and no credit cards to pay his $78 …