Homer Glen, Orland Park police blotter
CRASH CHARGES: Charles E. Freiberg, 57, 12857 W. Oak Valley Trail, Homer Glen, was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and no valid registration after he lost control of his vehicle on a curve and struck a utility pole June 13 at Chicago-Bloomington Trail and Parker Road, police said. They said Freiberg was transported to Silver Cross Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
BURGLARY: Copper pipes were stolen June 13 from a vacant house in the 200 block of Hughes Avenue.
POT POSSESSION: Patrick Zalesco, 19, 8447 Rob Roy Drive, Orland Park, was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a May 23 stop in the 1000 block of 143rd Street, police said.
MARIJUANA CHARGE: Kyle Misniakiewicz, 21, 17533 Kelsey Lane, Orland Park, was charged with possession of marijuana, speeding, no insurance and no taillights after a stop May 24 at 159th Street and 80th Avenue, police said.
DUI ARREST: James Adams, 42, 8553 Westberry Lane, Tinley Park, was charged with drunken driving, speeding and having a loud muffler after he was stopped May 25 in the 8400 block of 159th Street, police said.
RETAIL THEFT: Gary Johnson, 23, 414 Lincoln Highway, Chicago Heights, was charged with retail theft after stealing a $154 motorcycle helmet May 25 from Sears at Orland Square Mall, police said.
DRUG ARREST: Ursula Walker, 36, of Griffith, Ind., was charged with illegal possession of prescription drugs, driving on a suspended license and failure to place a child in a safety seat after being stopped May 25 at 159th Street and 88th Avenue, police said.
RETAIL THEFT: Steven Johnson, 19, of Park Forest, was charged with retail theft after stealing $364 worth of merchandise May 25 from Macy’s at Orland Square Mall, police said.
POT POSSESSION: Mikolaj Soja, 22, 7317 Beloit Drive, Bridgeview, was charged with possession of marijuana after a May 26 stop on 153rd Street, police said.
ASSAULT: Matthew Smola, 23, of Woodridge, was charged with assault, resisting police and disorderly conduct after confronting a staffer June 2 at the Orland Days festival who refused to serve Smola more alcohol and then resisting police attempts to restrain him, police said.
MARIJUANA CHARGE: Wesam Elhaj, 22, 9210 Belit Ave., Bridgeview, was charged with possession of marijuana after being questioned June 4 in the parking lot of Orland Square Mall, police said.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: Ryan Whelan, 22, 14340 LaGrange Road, Orland Park, was charged with domestic battery after a June 5 incident while walking in the 14300 block of Southwest Highway, police said.
RETAIL THEFT: Katia Moore, 21, 9425 Laflin St., Chicago, was charged with retail theft after stealing clothing and jewelry June 6 from Sears at Orland Square Mall, police said. They said Katara Moore, 21, 3540 147th St., Midlothian, was charged with retail theft for stealing clothing from the store.