Saturday, September 7
Gang Graffiti Found in Sawyer Park
Police found gang graffiti under the pavilion at Sawyer Park about 8:40 p.m.
Block Party Barricades Fail to Serve Their Purpose
A man in a Lexus drove through the barricades at a block party in the 300 block of South Peck about 9:30 p.m. No one was injured.
A woman in the 0-100 block of East Ogden Avenue reported a dark car in the old YMCA lot about 10:15 pm. The car was sent away about 10:30 p.m., police said.
Police are investigating a burglary reported at Blue Pearl Stone Technologies, 333, Washington Ave., about 10:15 a.m.
Friday, September 6
Kids Reported for Playing After Dark
A woman reported kids for playing on the playground at Sedgewick Park after dusk about 7:40 p.m.
Thursday, September 5
Someone stole a $1,500 men’s bike left in the 200 block of East Cossitt Avenue about 5 p.m.
Grandma Reports Girls Threatened Her Granddaughter
A woman reported her granddaughter was being followed home from school by four girls in a car that were threatening to jump her about 4 p.m. No one was injured or charged.
Needles Found at 50th and East
Police found hypodermic needles in the street about 6 p.m. near the intersection of 50th and East avenues.
Wednesday, September 4
Gypsy Scam Suspected on 9th
A resident in the 500 block of South 9th Avenue reported a possible gypsy scam at his house about 10:45 p.m. after two men in a Jeep said they were doing work on a neighbor’s house, police said. Nothing was reported stolen from the home.
Graffiti to Recycling Bin
A woman in the 200 block of South Park Avenue reported someone spray-painted a swear word on her recycling bin about 8:10 p.m.
Woman Reports Fake AT&T Account was Created in Her Name
A woman in the 800 block of 8th Avenue reported someone had set up an AT&T account in her name about 9:20 p.m.
Warrant: Armed Robbery
Police charged Christopher Schuenke, 29, with a warrant out of Wisconsin for armed robbery. He was arrested about 10 a.m. in Gordon Park and transported to Maywood for extradition.
Police charged Lindsay Emmel, 23, with driving on a suspended registration about 1:30 p.m. in the 0-100 block of North La Grange Road. She was released on bond.
Port-a-Potty Left in Street
Someone reported they saw a port-a-potty in the middle of the street on Spring Avenue between Bell and Ogden about 2:10 p.m. The port-a-potty had been moved when police got to the scene.
Tuesday, September 3
Needles Found in Parks
A woman reported she found hypodermic needles under a bench by the playground in Waiola Park about 9 a.m.
Find more police news on Patch:
- La Grange Woman Causes Scene at Walgreens
- Attempted Home Burglary on Waiola, Unruly Passenger Taken Off Train
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