Magdalena Zavala, 42, of the 4400 block of West 53rd Street in Chicago, was charged with driving without a valid license and suspended registration following a traffic stop at 2:55 p.m. May 25 outside Chicago Ridge Mall.
Mario Martinez, 24, of the 10700 block of South Lloyd Drive in Worth, was charged with driving without a valid license and improper display of license plates following a traffic stop at 3:19 a.m. May 26 in the 10300 block of Harlem Avenue.
Muhammed Dahabreh, 24, of the 6100 block of West 103rd Street, Chicago Ridge, was arrested on an outstanding Oak Lawn warrant for traffic offenses at 12:40 p.m. May 24, at 95th Street and Ridgeland Avenue. He was turned over to Oak Lawn police.
Daniel Adeniyi, 26, of the 110900 block of South Vernon Avenue, Chicago, was charged with driving on a suspended license and failure to signal when required after being stopped at 12:01 a.m. May 24 in the 6400 block of West 106th Street.
Eugene Daly, 18, of the 7200 block of West 110th Place, Worth, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop in the 9900 block of South Ridgeland Avenue at 11:15 p.m. May 23. Police said he smelled of cannabis, and turned over drug paraphernalia to them. He was also found to be in possession of seven morphine pills and eight hydrocodone/acetaminophen. Daly was also cited for driving without insurance, failure to yield turning left, and improper lane usage.
Carolyn Chiez, 41, of Chicago, was charged with retail theft at 10:47 a.m. May 18 at Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St. Police said she took a small bottle of vodka worth $6.47.
Tatanisha Jackson, 33, of Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, no insurance and no seatbelt with two young children in the car at 1:09 a.m. May 18 in the 3400 block of West 95th Street.
Dominic Fletcher, 35, of Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane usage and failure to signal when he was stopped at 3:28 a.m. May 17 in the 9800 block of South Western Avenue.
Jose Amador, of Blue Island, was charged with six counts of retail theft at Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St., at 11:48 a.m. May 11. Police said he took six items, including clothing and material for cleaning cars worth about $325.
Marcus Williams, 45, of Chicago, was charged with theft and three counts of felony ID theft at 8:22 a.m. May 11 at Binny’s Liquors, 3447 W. 95th St. Police said he is accused of using three stolen Citigroup credit cards to by thousands of dollars of liquor. He is accused of putting liquor worth $4,394 on one card, $7,000 on another, and $11,394 on a third.
A smoking heating and air-conditioning unit caused police to evacuate everyone from PGN Fun Village, 8125 W 95th St., at 8:32 p.m. May 22. North Palos Fire Department secured the scene. Police said an employee discovered smoke coming out of a ceiling vent into the jungle gym room. It was caused by a faulty HVAC unit that burned up and began smoking after a belt broke, police said.
Kathleen R. Trahey, 52, of the 10300 block of South Parkside, Oak Lawn, was charged with criminal damage to property and leaving the scene of an accident after allegedly intentionally driving her car into an acquaintance’s car in the parking lot of Huck Finn’s, 10501 S. Cicero Ave., at 3 a.m. May 16.
The victim said he had invited Trahey to breakfast, but they argued and she drove into his car twice. She left the scene on foot and was apprehended at 104th and Linus Lane.
Michael R. Lopresti, 31, of the 15500 block of Cougar Road in Homer Glen, was charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance following a traffic stop in the 7500 block of West 95th Street at 1:54 a.m. May 16.
Police said .5 grams of cocaine was found on the floor near his feet.
He was held for a bond hearing. A 19-year-old male passenger was issued a village ordinance violation for possession of cannabis.
Felix Magana, 46, of the 6400 block of West 93rd Place, Oak Lawn, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol when he was stopped at 12:43 a.m. May 17 at 95th Street and Merrimac Avenue. Police said field sobriety tests indicated impairment, and he refused breath and chemical testing. He was also cited for failure to signal, no front license plate, and speeding.
Dariusz G. Boron, 44, of the 5600 block of South Narragansett Avenue, Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol when he was stopped at 3:08 a.m. May 17 in the 9400 block of South Harlem Avenue.
Police said he registered .256 blood-alcohol level, more than triple the legal limit. He was also cited in the wrong lane and without headlights.
Khai Tuan Luu, 45, of the 10800 block of South Lorel Avenue, Oak Lawn, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol when he was stopped for speeding at 3:02 a.m. May 16 at Cicero Avenue and 111th Street.
He registered .166 blood-alcohol count and was also cited for improper lane use and speeding.
Ivan D. Thomas, 21, of the 15900 block of South Lelaire Avenue, Oak Forest, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and driving under the influence of alcohol at 2:10 a.m. May 14 at 95th Street and Austin Avenue.
A preliminary breath test registered .195 blood-alcohol count and police reported finding a small plastic bag containing cocaine was found in his wallet. Thomas said he had been celebrating his 21st birthday, and claimed someone put it in his wallet without his knowledge. He was also cited for driving on a median, speeding, not carrying his license, and failure to inform the Secretary of State of an address change.
Detectives are investigating an identity theft report made by a local man on May 18. He said an online ticket purchasing firm had called him to discuss a purchase of Chicago Bulls tickets worth $1,670.40 that had been using his credit card. He also was told someone has been taking out credit cards in his name and made purchases totaling $8,965.
Police said a woman in the 10100 block of South Roberts Road reported being a victim of identity theft on May 19. She told police that someone had filed a tax return in her name and received the refund.
Steven Anich, 30, of Chicago, was charged with retail theft at 2 p.m. May 20 at the Palos Pantry, 8652 W 103rd St. Police said he distracted an employee by sending him into a cooler for beer, and then reached over the counter and stole lottery tickets. He fled the store, but was picked up a short time later by police in Burbank. He now faces similar charges in Burbank and Lemont.
Police responding to a road-rage call at 2 p.m. May 21 at the McDonald’s restaurant, 11050 Southwest Highway, charged one Hickory Hills man with assault and another with battery. Gregory Baranek, 18, was charged with battery after a man told them that Baranek had been tailgating him and honking his horn. He said Baranek and his passenger, Devon Smith, 18, also of Hickory Hills, got out their car and approached him at a red light. He said Baranek, who faces an assault charge, threatened him, and Smith, who was charged with battery, reached through the window and struck him in the face.
Bobby Tinerella, 31, of Justice, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, and without a driver’s license or insurance when he was stopped for speeding at 1 a.m. May 24 in the 10200 block of Roberts Road. Police said he appeared intoxicated and refused a field sobriety test. He also received two traffic citations.
Bonnie Sells, 36, of the 10500 block of Roberts Road, was charged with two felony counts of endangering the life or health of a child and two counts of reckless conduct after two 18-month-old children were found alone in her home at 1 a.m. May 22. Police called to the scene for a well-being check reported finding the children with heavily soiled diapers and dirty conditions. She was found two blocks away, at Zante’s bar, where employees said she had been for one or two hours. The Department of Children and Family Services was contacted and the children were taken to Palos Community Hospital for check-ups.
Area police departments
Chicago Ridge 425-7831
Evergreen Park 422-2142
Hickory Hills 598-4900
Oak Lawn 499-7722
Palos Hills 598-2272