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Police News from 7-31-14

Chicago Ridge

Richard P. Melvin, 28, of Joliet, was charged with drunken driving and driving with open alcohol July 20 after his car was spotted driving on the railroad tracks under the Southwest Highway overpass, police said.

Michelle Watson, 29, of Tinley Park, was charged with retail theft July 24 after allegedly stealing merchandise from Kohl’s at Chicago Ridge Mall, police said.

Tawffitk Mohammed, 23, of Tinley Park, was charged with July 24 after allegedly stealing merchandise from Kohl’s at Chicago Ridge Mall, police said.

Jacqueline Sallas, 51, of Oak Lawn, was charged with drunken driving, driving on a expired license, improper lane use and expired registration after a July 28 stop at 100th Street and Ridgeland Avenue, police said.

Hickory Hills

Jaroslav Cipak, 28, of Palos Hills, was charged with driving without a valid license and speeding July 27 following a stop in the 8600 block of 95th Street, police said.

Frederick Sims, 29, of Chicago, was charged with driving on a suspended license and speeding July 27 after being stopped in the 8700 block of 87th Street, police said.

Oak Lawn

Dewitt H. Hamilton, 34, of East Hazel Crest, was charge with retail theft July 14 after allegedly stealing merchandise from Walgreens, 10639 S. Cicero Ave., police said.

Kenneth D. Austra, 30, and Laura A. Hruska, 25, both of Alsip, were charged with possession of a controlled substance July 17 following a stop in the 4600 block of 103rd Street, police said. Hruska also was charged with possession of drug equipment, police said.

A water tank was reported stolen July 17-18 from the rear of a building in the 4400 block of 111th Street.

A catalytic convertor was reported stolen July 19 from a car parked in the lot of the Hilton Hotel, 9333 S. Cicero Ave.

A GPS, iPad and headphones were reported stolen July 19 or 20 from a car in the 9700 block of 52nd Avenue.

Diana M. Velazquez, 31, of Chicago, was charged with drunken driving, improper lane use, no insurance and illegal transportation of alcohol July 20 after a stop at 103rd Street and Lawler Avenue, police said.

Patrick R. Sullivan, 22, of Chicago, was charged with disorderly conduct July 20 following a disturbance at 102nd Street and Cicero Avenue, police said.

A cordless drill and two canvass bags containing hand tools were reported stolen July 21 from a car parked in the lot of Home Depot, 4060 W. 95th St.

A computer was reported stolen July 21 from an apartment in the 4700 block of 95th Street, police said.

Jonathan O. Valencia, 29, of Oak Lawn, was charged with driving on a suspended license, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, failure to yield and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident July 21 after a stop at 96th Street and Cicero Avenue, police said.

A bicycle was reported stolen July 22 from the 8900 block of Ridgeland Avenue.

An iPhone5 was reported stolen July 22 from the AT&T store, 5251 W. 95th St.

Moises Najera, 33, of Oak Lawn, was charged with drunken driving, disobeying a stop sign and driving on an expired license July 22 after a stop at 88th Street and 50th Avenue, police said.

Tracy R. Glenn, 40, of Oak Lawn, was charged with assault and disorderly conduct July 24 following a disturbance at 102nd Street and Central Avenue, police said.
Palos Hills

A duffle bag was reported stolen July 22 from car in the 7800 block of 103rd Street.

Luay Khattab, 25, of Palos Hills, was charged with driving on a suspended license and possession of marijuana July 24 after a stop on Windsor Drive, police said.

Worth

Asif Feroz, 53, of Lombard, was charged with no insurance and disobeying a traffic signal July 21 after a stop in the 6800 block of 107th Street, police said. He also was arrested on a DuPage County warrant, they said.

Jeffery Carroll, 43, of Worth, was charged with driving on a revoked license, failing to signal, no insurance and driving on expired registration after a July 24 stop at 107th Street and Harlem Avenue, police said.

Vincent G. Hedge, 52, of Worth, was charged with domestic battery July 25 after a disturbance in the 6800 block of 111th Place, police said.