Midlothian, Oak Forest police blotter
December 12, 2013 8:32PM
Updated: December 12, 2013 9:44PM
CAR THEFT: A 2008 Volkswagen Jetta was stolen Nov. 26 or 27 in the 14700 block of Homan Avenue.
BATTERY: Derrick Bates, 35, 14830 Keystone Ave., Midlothian, was charged with battery after punching two men who were helping his soon-to-be ex-wife move her belongings from Bates’ home on Nov. 29, police said.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: Hector Rivera, 20, 14905 Hamlin Ave., Midlothian, was charged with domestic battery after a Nov. 30 incident at his home, police said.
ASSAULT: Mark Dorko, 22, 8463 W. 170th Place, Tinley Park, was charged with assault after threatening a woman in a car Nov. 30 outside a bar in the 14700 block of Cicero Avenue, police said.
DUI ARREST: Don Ashley, 56, 11702 Rosemary Lane, Alsip, was charged with drunken driving, possession of cocaine, running a stop sign, making an improper turn and no insurance after a Dec. 1 stop at 145th Street and Cicero Avenue, police said.
CAR BURGLARY: $300 was stolen Dec. 3 from the glove box of a car in the 4900 block of Elizabeth Court.
THEFT: An air conditioning unit was stolen Dec. 3 from a house in the 5500 block of Vine Street.
THEFTS: Catalytic converters were taken Dec. 3 or 4 from two cars in the 4600 block of 153rd Street.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: Benjamin Rodriguez, 35, 4816 W. 157th St., Oak Forest, was charged with domestic battery after a Dec. 4 disturbance at his home, police said.
GUN CHARGE: Alan Wheat, 43, whose address was unlisted, was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, driving on a suspended license and speeding after police found an illegal handgun in his car during a Dec. 4 stop in the 15600 block of Cicero Avenue, police said.
POT POSSESSION: Rodrick Johnson, 22, 9310 West Hunter Drive, Apt. 103, Orland Hills, was charged with possession of marijuana and running a stop sign after a stop Dec. 5 at Fieldcrest Drive and Cicero Avenue, police said.
BATTERY: Heather Zweizig, 28, 15647 California Ave., Posen, was charged with battery after attacking a woman Dec. 5 in the 5100 block of Greentree Road, police said.
RESISTING POLICE: Ivan Thomas, 19, 15536 Long Ave., Oak Forest, was charged with resisting police and underage drinking after running from police who responded Dec. 7 to calls of two teenagers knocking on a door in the 15500 block of Natalie Drive, police said.