SATURDAY, NOV. 3
Car Theft on Waiola
Someone stole a car overnight from a driveway on the 500 block of Waiola Avenue. The car had been left unlocked and its keys had been left inside a second unlocked vehicle in the same driveway; the perpetrator took the keys from the second car and used them to make off with the first. The stolen car was later recovered in Westchester.
THURSDAY, NOV. 1
Police received a report of a “contractor overcharging for work done on [a] residence” on the 1500 block of Alima Terrace. The payment was stopped prior to a check being cashed, so the homeowner “is not out any money,” police said.
Illegal Driver I
Laura Balderas, 24, of the 2500 block of South Whipple Street, Chicago, was stopped on the 800 block of North La Grange Road at 12:48 p.m. for lacking a rear registration light, police said. She was charged with driving with a revoked license and with no proof of insurance.
Illegal Driver II
Ariadna Valenzuela, 32, of the 2500 block of South Troy Street, Chicago, was pulled over at the corner of Washington and Grand avenues in Brookfield for running a stop sign at 4:59 a.m. and charged with driving with a revoked license and with no proof of insurance, police said.
Illegal Driver III
Andres A. Castellanos, 28, of the 3500 block of West 65th Street, Chicago, was stopped for an expired registration on the 1100 block of La Grange Road at 4:05 p.m. and charged with driving without a valid license, police said.
Illegal Driver IV
Ebony S. Coleman, 29, of the 1900 block of South 17th Avenue, Broadview, was stopped for lacking a rear registration light at the corner of 31st Street and La Grange Road at 7:35 p.m. and charged with driving without a valid license, police said.
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