Tinley Park police blotter
December 6, 2013 9:54PM
Updated: December 6, 2013 9:58PM
THEFT: A catalytic converter was stolen Nov. 18 from a car in the parking lot of the 80th Avenue Metra station.
VAN THEFT: A 2000 Town & Country Chrysler van was stolen Nov. 20 or 21 in the 16700 block of Lakewood Drive.
WEAPONS CHARGE: Sholjmit Pullin, 26, of Bolingbrook, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon and driving on a suspended license after police found an illegal handgun on the floor of his car after a stop Nov. 23 at 191st Street and Harlem Avenue, police said.
DRUG CHARGE: Crystal Johnson, 30, 21832 Jeffrey, Sauk Village, was charged with possession of marijuana after being questioned by police Nov. 23 outside Buffalo Wild Wings, 7301 183rd St., police said.
DUI ARREST: James Spencer, 40, 3838 153rd St., Midlothian, was charged with drunken driving, running a stop sign, failure to yield and no insurance after a Nov. 24 stop in the 17100 block of Harlem Avenue, police said.
RETAIL THEFT: LaTonya Sanders, 41, 9038 S. Laflin, Chicago, was charged with retail theft and obstructing identification after stealing goods Nov. 25 from Kohl’s, 7500 191st St., police said. They said she also was arrested on warrants from Kane County and Effingham County.
CARS DAMAGED: Six new Fiats were damaged between Nov. 27 and 29 at Bettenhausen Fiat, 17514 Oak Park Ave., when someone struck the outside mirrors with a blunt object.
PROWLER SEEN: A Tinley Park woman told police that she saw a prowler Nov. 29 in her back yard in the 1860 block of West Point Drive. The man was dressed in black clothing and a black stocking cap and was holding a flashlight while going through her backyard, she said.
RETAIL THEFT: Mana Baya, 45, 19436 Waterford Lane, Tinley Park, was charged with retail theft after stealing women’s clothing and a pair of headphones Nov. 30 from Kohl’s, 7500 191st St., police said.
THEFT: A wallet was stolen Nov. 30 from a shopper’s cart at Hobby Lobby, 7061 W. 159th St.
DUI ARREST: Vincent Kasley, 46, 6670 W. 183rd St., Tinley Park, was charged with drunken driving, running a red light, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and leaving the scene of an accident after hitting another car Nov. 30 at 183rd Street and Oak Park Avenue and then crashing into a tree in a nearby parking lot, police said.
SCROOGE STRIKES: A mailbox Christmas decoration was stolen Dec. 1 in the 16900 block of Sayre Avenue.
RETAIL THEFT: Ivan Ramos, 981 W. Wingate Road, Olympia Fields, was charged with retail theft after stealing numerous items Dec. 1 from Burlington Coat Factory, 7061 W. 159th St., police said.
VANDALISM: A car tire was slashed Dec. 1 or 2 in the 17100 block of 71st Avenue.