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Bike Thief Caught in Act, House Egged Twice: La Grange Police Blotter

La Grange police reports, Oct. 22-31.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31

House Egged Again

A resident of the 0-100 house of Drexel Avenue reported at 9:44 p.m. that her house was egged again; she had previously reported an egging on Sunday (see below).

TUESDAY, OCT. 30

Underage Girl with Cigarettes

A 15-year-old Countryside girl was accosted on the 300 block of West Burlington Avenue at 6:03 p.m. and issued a local ordinance citation for possession of tobacco.

$500 Identity Theft

A resident of the 600 block of South 10th Avenue entered a complaint about a potential identity theft at 12:01 p.m., saying their credit card information had been used fraudulently to purchase a GPS system worth about $500.

Underage Woman Stealing Beer

A 20-year-old Western Springs woman was issued a citation for minor possession of alcohol after police were called to the 0-100 block of 47th Street about a woman allegedly stealing beer.

SUNDAY, OCT. 28

Illegal Driver I

Fidel Martinez-Salado, 25, of the 8500 block of 47th Street, Lyons, was stopped at the corner of La Grange Road and Maple Avenue at 9:15 p.m. because he was driving erratically, police said. He was charged with driving without a valid license.

House Egged

A resident of the 0-100 block of Drexel Avenue requested a special watch at 1:20 p.m. because her house was egged. No permanent damage was done.

SATURDAY, OCT. 27

Theft Caught on Video

A business on the 9600 block of West Ogden Avenue reported at 5:54 p.m. a theft that occurred Friday at 5:51 p.m. and reported that they had the theft on video. Police opened a case file.

Illegal Driver II

George Kunnel, 53, of the 15800 block of Orlan Brook Drive, Orland Park, was stopped on the 100 block of N. La Grange Road at 5:43 p.m. and charged with driving with a suspended or revoked license, police said.

‘Forgery Reported at Harris’

A Burr Ridge man reported an unspecified “forgery at Harris Bank” at 1:08 p.m. at the La Grange Police Department. Police opened a case file and an investigation is pending.

Romney Sign Reported Stolen

A resident of the 300 block of South Edgewood Lane reported at 9:54 a.m. that his Mitt Romney sign had been stolen from his yard. Police entered it as a matter of record.

Illegal Driver III

Ismael Aguirre, 20, of the 5000 block of South Fairfield Avenue, Chicago, was stopped at the corner of Burlington and Bluff avenues at 12:59 a.m. and charged with driving with a suspended or revoked license, police said.

FRIDAY, OCT. 26

Broadview PD Arrests on LGPD Warrant

Samuel Baez, 33, of the 1900 block of South 19th Avenue, Broadview, was reported in custody by the Broadview Police Department on a La Grange Police Department warrant (for driving with a suspended license) at 4:38 p.m., police said. The defendant was transferred to LGPD custody.

Attempted Bike Theft

Jamal D. Williams, 21, of the 7300 block of Winthrop Way, Downers Grove, was charged with attempted theft after a resident of the 500 block of South La Grange Road reported at 4:46 p.m. that he was chasing two men who had taken his bike from his backyard, police said. Police arrested Williams but did not arrest a companion.

THURSDAY, OCT. 25

Car Entered, Nothing Taken

A resident of the 500 block of South 8th Avenue reported at 7:42 a.m. that someone had entered his unlocked Ford Edge vehicle over the course of the night, although nothing was taken.

Illegal Driver IV

Zivile Zilinskaite, 36, of the 7800 block of West 89th Street, Hickory Hills, was stopped at the corner of La Grange Road and Shawmut Avenue at 8:44 p.m. and charged with driving without a driver’s license, police said.

WEDNESDAY, OCT 24

Illegal Driver V

Sarah Yousef, 21, of the 9400 block of South Kolmar Avenue, Oak Lawn, was stopped at the corner of Maple Avenue and La Grange Road at 5:33 p.m. and charged with driving with a suspended registration, police said.

Illegal Driver VI

Mario Arce, 22, of the 5300 block of S. Ashland Ave., Countryside, was stopped at the corner of 48th Street and La Grange Road at 10:55 a.m. and charged with driving with a suspended registration, police said.

Illegal Driver VII

Natalie M. Muth, 26, of the 0-100 block of Brainard Avenue, was stopped at the corner of Waiola Avenue and Ogden Avenue at 8:23 a.m. and charged with driving with an expired license, police said.

TUESDAY, OCT 23

Hit and Run in Monday Accident

A Berwyn woman involved in a crash that occurred on Monday reported at 5:25 p.m. that the “offending vehicle” had left the scene of the accident.

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Police Blotter information is provided by local 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.

Jen Tuerk November 02, 2012 at 01:23 PM
Stealing a Romney sign is so childish. Go vote and leave people's property alone!

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