Chicago Heights police blotter
February 8, 2013 11:38PM
Updated: February 8, 2013 11:44PM
BURGLARY: Someone stole a furnace and hot water heater between Jan. 20 and 25 from a vacant home in the 200 block of Plymouth Drive.
PURSE SNATCHING: A 72-year-old Bourbonnais woman told police a woman grabbed her purse and fled Jan. 26 while she was shopping at a store in the 2500 block of Chicago Road.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: Rolando Strong, 40, 520 Andover St., Chicago Heights, was charged with domestic battery after a Jan. 26 incident at a home in the 300 block of West 14th Place, police said.
ASSAULT: Michael Coleman, 51, 398 W. 17th St., Chicago Heights, was charged with assault after a Jan. 26 domestic disturbance at his home, police said.
DUI ALLEGED: Donna Eder, 45, of Highland, Ind., was charged with drunken driving and speeding after being stopped Jan. 26 at 14th Street and Otto Boulevard, police said.
ROBBERY: A Chicago Heights woman told police she was robbed of her cellphone as she walked at 16th and Union Avenue Jan. 26 by a man who said he had a gun.
COKE ARREST: Kenneth Harris, 56, 253 E. 159th St., Harvey, was charged with possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia after police witnessed a drug transaction at 16th Street and Shields on Jan. 27, police said.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: Raven Gibbs, 30, 293 E. 14th St., Apt. 1, Chicago Heights, was charged with domestic battery after a Jan. 27 incident at her home, police said.
DUI ARREST: Larry Dumas, 44, 177 E. Sycamore Drive, Park Forest, was charged with drunken driving, improper lane use, driving on a suspended license and no insurance after a Jan. 27 stop at 14th Street and East End Avenue, police said.
PROPERTY DAMAGE: Heather Jenkins, 19, 2841 Birch Road, Homewood, was charged with criminal damage to property after throwing a chair at a man Jan. 27 in the lobby of White Castle, 701 W. 14th St., and damaging a wall, police said.
TRESPASSING: John Williams, 44, 60 Apache St., Park Forest, was charged with trespassing after begging for money and harassing customers Jan. 28 at Nick’s Gyros, 420 W. 14th St., police said.
VANDALISM: A Chicago Heights man told police someone used a brick to smash a window on his car Jan. 28 in the 300 block of East 25th Street.
BURGLARY: Someone stole copper piping around Jan. 28 and left the water running, causing interior damage to a vacant house in the 1500 block of Aberdeen Street.
BURGLARY: Copper piping was stolen Jan. 29 from a vacant home in the first block of 19th Street.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: Isaiah Offord, 21, 27 E. 23rd St., #2, Chicago Heights, was charged with domestic battery after a Jan. 29 incident at his home, police said.
HOME BURGLARY: Five watches and a blood pressure monitor were stolen Jan. 29 or 30 from a home in the first block of West 19th Street.
BURGLARY: A television was stolen Jan. 31 from a home in the 1600 block of Aberdeen Street.
COKE CASE: Zachary Turner, 39, 8259 S. Langley, Chicago, was charged with possession of cocaine and obstruction after initially running from police during a Jan. 31 stop at 16th Street and Stewart Avenue, police said.
DUI ARREST: Blanca Garcia, 33, 749 Campbell Ave., Chicago Heights, was charged with drunken driving, driving on a revoked license, not wearing a seat belt and no insurance after a Feb. 2 stop at Chicago Road and 19th Street, police said.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: Jesus Munoz, 29, 395 W. 15th Place, Chicago Heights, was charged with domestic battery after a Feb. 2 disturbance at his home, police said.
DUI CHARGE: William Prohaska, 62, 8 Ellen Drive, Chicago Heights, was charged with drunken driving and running a red light after a stop Feb. 4 in the first block of Schilling Avenue, police said.