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Man 'Battered' by Coworker, Teen Cited for Drag Racing: Police

La Grange police reports, Jan. 14-20

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Monday, January 20

Watch Requested for Dumpster Divers

Community Nurse Association requested special watch for the area behind the resale shop after noticing people had been going through their dumpster and throwing things on the ground.

Substance Believed to be Drugs Found in Hospital Room

A woman found a white powdery substance in a baggy and a straw in a room at Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

Sunday, January 19

Intoxicated Man Refuses to Pay Cab Fare

A cab driver reported an intoxicated man was refusing to pay his $34 fare in the 1000 block of Hillgrove Avenue around 3 a.m.

Vandalism at Gordon Park

Someone pulled down part of the fence protecting the Gordon Park construction site around 5:20 a.m.

Saturday, January 18

Car Keys Stolen

A man reported someone stole his daughter’s car keys from her purse at D’Inico’s, 42 S. La Grange Rd., around 5:50 p.m.

Friday, January 17

Teen Cited for Drag Racing

Countryside police charged a 17-year-old boy with reckless driving after someone reported two cars for drag racing from Countryside into La Grange around 4:15 p.m. 

Suspicious Activity Reported 

A man reported suspicious activity, possibly drug-related, in the 0-100 block of Washington Avenue after seeing “high traffic” going through the alley and people exchanging items from car to car.

Man Battered by Coworker

A man reported he was battered by his coworker who threw something cold at his face and broke his glasses in the 300 block of Washington Avenue around 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 16

Cell Phone Stolen

A woman reported someone stole her daughter’s cell phone from her backpack at Lyons Township High School sometime on Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 14

Car Part Stolen 

A woman reported someone stole the catalytic converter from her car while it was parked in the 100 block of South Brainard Avenue.

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