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Homer Glen, Orland Park police blotter

Updated: March 20, 2014 10:18PM



HOMER GLEN

GROWING POT: Andrew Szaflarski, 43, 13041 Chicago-Bloomington Trail, Homer Glen, was charged with possession of marijuana plants after Will County sheriff’s police served him with legal papers March 4 and smelled a strong odor of marijuana, police said. They said officers found 10 plants growing in the crawl space in his basement.

SUSPENDED LICENSE: Gerardo Segundo-De La Cruz, 32, 14922 Mappie Road, Harvey, was charged with driving on a suspended license and speeding after a stop March 8 at 151st Street and Bell Road, police said..

DUI ARREST: Darlene Dabek, 67, of Woodridge, was charged with drunken driving, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and no insurance after she was stopped March 8 at 151st Street and Cedar Road, police said.

ORLAND PARK

DUI ARREST: Christina Knapczyk, 23, 14528 Walnut Ave., Homer Glen, was charged with drunken driving, improper lane use and following too closely after a Feb. 8 stop on 159th Street, police said.

DUI CASE: Randel Hoyt, 35, 7506 W. 159th Place, Tinley Park, was charged with drunken driving and improper lane use after a stop Feb. 14 in the 8800 block of 159th Street, police said.

DUI CHARGE: Matthew Gil, 24, of Downers Grove, was charged with drunken driving, speeding, improper lane use and making an improper turn after he was stopped Feb. 14 in the 15600 block of Wolf Road, police said.

POT POSSESSION: Bugie Combs Jr., of Whitetown, Ind., was charged with possession of marijuana, driving on a suspended license and having expired registration after being stopped Feb. 19 in the 15100 block of Orlan Brook Drive, police said.

MARIJUANA CHARGE: Luis Mata, 19, 15742 Emerald Ave., Harvey, was charged with possession of marijuana and not wearing a seat belt after a Feb. 23 stop in the 15100 block of 73rd Avenue, police said.

RETAIL THEFT: Shelia Brown, 57, 5 E. Carriageway Drive, #108, Hazel Crest, was charged with retail theft after stealing $190 worth of merchandise Feb. 25 from Sears at Orland Square Mall, police said.

DUI ALLEGED: Richard Murphy, 45, 9408 Lindsay St., Orland Hills, was charged with drunken driving, failure to yield and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after a Feb. 26 crash at 158th Street and Harlem Avenue, police said.

RETAIL THEFT: Nicholas Zona, 18, 6843 W. 179th Place, Tinley Park, was charged with retail theft after stealing numerous items Feb. 26 from Sears at Orland Square Mall, police said.

DUI ARREST: Brigette Rubas, 31, 9229 Virginia Court, Orland Park, was charged with drunken driving and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after a crash Feb. 27 in the 9100 block of Yorktown Drive, police said.

ASSAULT: Timothy Mineau, 49, 12008 Winchester Road, Orland Park, was charged with assault and battery after scuffling with police March 1 in the bar area of Bonefish Grill, 15537 LaGrange Road, police said. They said Mineau hit an officer and tried to grab his stun gun after he become intoxicated and refused to pay his bar tab or leave the restaurant.

POT POSSESSION: Justin Hagadus, 19, 15309 Hickory Lane, Oak Forest, was charged with delivery of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and improper display of license plates after being questioned by police March 2 in the 14100 block of Ravenswood Lane, police said.



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