Matteson, Park Forest police blotter
February 6, 2013 11:50PM
Updated: February 6, 2013 11:56PM
POT POSSESSION: Johnny Stevens, 21, 8332 S. Perry Ave., Chicago, was charged with possession of marijuana and parking in a handicapped space after being stopped Jan. 27 in a parking lot in the 4800 block of U.S. 30, police said.
DUI CHARGE: Wesley Tankson, 30, 820 N. Francisco Ave., Chicago, was charged with drunken driving, no insurance and driving on a suspended license after a Jan. 27 stop at U.S. 30 and Eagle Point Drive, police said.
MARIJUANA CHARGE: Kieana Battee, 24, 5516 Raven Drive, Matteson, was charged with possession of marijuana after a stop Jan. 30 at Matteson Avenue and Lake Superior Drive, police said.
CAR THEFT: A Chicago man who works for a transportation service told police someone drove off Feb. 1 with the company car he was driving and crashed it into a sign a short distance away. The driver said he had left the car running while he went inside to check on a patient he was transporting at Davita Dialysis, 4557 W. U.S. 30, according to police.
DUI ARREST: Willie Watkins, 19, 133 N. Pine Lane, Glenwood, was charged with drunken driving, illegal transportation of alcohol and improper lane use after being stopped Feb. 3 at U.S. 30 and Marketplace, police said.
WEAPONS CHARGE: Niketa Owens, 35, 14928 Page St., Apt. 1E, Harvey, was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm after being arrested on a warrant for firing one round into the air during a New Year’s Eve celebration in the 200 block of Allegheny Street, police said.
THEFT: Someone stole an air conditioning unit from a vacant home in the first block of Dunham Road between Jan. 16 and 31.
DUI ARREST: Sherril Gardner, 54, of Peotone, was charged with drunken driving, illegal transportation of alcohol and criminal damage to property after she was found Jan. 23 driving back and forth on the lawn of a man who refused to let her in his house in the first block of Thorn Creek Drive, police said.
DUI CASE: Angela Boone, 23, 2624 198th St., Park Forest, was charged with drunken driving, possession of marijuana, resisting police and parking in a handicapped-parking space after being questioned by police Feb. 3 in the parking lot of 7-Eleven, 425 Sauk Trail, police said.
CAR THEFT: A 2007 Toyota Camry was stolen Feb. 3 from a driveway in the 400 block of Suwanee Street. The car was located several hours later in the 1400 block of Ambassador Lane in Ford Heights, apparently undamaged.