Chicago Heights police blotter
January 9, 2013 10:16PM
Updated: January 9, 2013 10:22PM
BURGLARY: Someone stole a furnace, bathroom vanity and copper piping between Dec. 3 and 26 from a vacant home in the 200 block of West 17th Street.
THEFT: Someone stole two forklift trucks from outside of Funk Forging, 1633 Fifth Ave., between Dec. 19 and 26.
THEFT: A television was stolen from a home Dec. 20 or 21 in the 400 block of 8th Street.
MARIJUANA CHARGE: Jovon Howard, 22, 209 Lester Road, Park Forest, was charged with possession of marijuana after police questioned him Dec. 22 in the 200 block of East 12th Street, police said.,
MAN WITH GUN: A Chicago Heights woman told police she found three men wearing dark clothing in her back yard when she returned Dec. 22 to her home in the first block of West 24th Street. She said one of the intruders had a handgun and all three fled the scene.
BURGLARY: Someone broke into a vacant home in the 100 block of 24th Street and stole copper piping, a sink, a faucet and a vanity between Dec. 22 and 30.
COKE CHARGE: Edward Kluth, 44, 1326 Vincennes Ave., Chicago Heights, was charged with possession of cocaine and improper walking in a roadway after police found him walking in the middle of Halsted Street on Dec. 23, police said.
DUI ARREST: Brandon Knight, 33, 1924 S. Broadway, Blue Island, was charged with drunken driving, running a stop sign, not wearing a seat belt and no insurance after a Dec. 24 stop at 14th Street and Otto Boulevard, police said.
HOME BURGLARY: A video game system was stolen Dec. 23 from a home in the first block of Main Street.
CAR THEFT: A 1998 Buick LeSabre was stolen Dec. 23 or 24 in the 400 block of West 16th Street.
THEFT: A Chicago Heights man told police someone stole his expensive headphones between Dec. 23 and 26 from his home in the 200 block of Plymouth Drive.
HOME BURGLARY: A laptop computer and $35 cash were stolen Dec. 25 from a home in the 100 block of Elmwood Drive.
ASSAULT: Deandre Roper, 27, 14805 Atlantic Ave., Dolton, was charged with assault after arguing with a store employee over his change Dec. 26 and then threatening to shoot him and rob the store in the 100 block of East 14th Street, police said.
VAN THEFT: A 1989 Chevrolet van was stolen Dec. 29 in the 400 block of West 17th Street.
DUI ARREST: Emannuayl Gray, 30, 65 W. 15th St., Chicago Heights, was charged with drunken driving after he was stopped Dec. 29 at Vollmer and Chicago roads, police said.
HOME BURGLARY: Someone broke into an apartment at the Olympic Village complex between Dec. 29 and 31 and stole a bed, couch, rocking chair, video game system and games and two flat-screen televisions.
HOME BURGLARY: A flat-screen television, a video game system and a DVR were stolen Dec. 31 or Jan. 1 from an apartment in the 700 block of Lexington Drive.