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Oak Lawn police blotter

OAK LAWN

CAR BURGLARY: Dovydas Vitkevicius, 5540 W. 103rd St., Unit 3A, Oak Lawn, was charged with vehicle burglary after he stole a briefcase and wallet from a car Aug. 5 in the 5500 block of 103rd Street and was found walking with the briefcase …

Tinley Park police blotter

TINLEY PARK

THEFT ARREST: Daryl Linnear, 29, of the 5000 block of 159th Street in Oak Forest, was charged with retail theft and possession of a theft-detection shielding device after stealing liquor July 22 and Aug. 1 from Super Kmart, 16300 Harlem Ave., police said. …

New Lenox, Will County police blotter

NEW LENOX

SUSPENDED LICENSE: Adrian Irvin, 25, 912 Lake St., New Lenox, was charged with driving on a suspended license after a stop July 28 in the 100 block of East U.S. 30, police said.

RETAIL THEFT: Dearick Farr, 53, of Joliet, was charged with …

Oak Lawn man faces weapons charges

An Oak Lawn resident was charged with aggravated assault, aggravated use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and resisting arrest after an altercation at his home, police said. William B. Wright, 35, 5836 W. Lynwood Drive, also was charged with …

Homer Glen, Orland Park police blotter

HOMER GLEN

THEFT: An aluminum canoe was stolen July 29 from the side yard of a residence in the 13000 block of Mulranny Drive.

VANDALISM: Two banners and an awning were ripped down and two garden decorations were damaged July 29 at Sunny Lane Acres, …

Oak Lawn police blotter

OAK LAWN

WARRANT ARREST: Daniel Doyle, 37, 10440 Mayfield Ave, Unit 3B, Oak Lawn, was arrested July 30 in the 10200 block of Washington Avenue on a Bridgeview warrant related to a drunken driving charge, police said.

SUSPENDED LICENSE: Amir Smith, 19, 8222 Mozart Ave., …

New Lenox, Will County police blotter

NEW LENOX

DUI ARREST: Stephen Logan, 52, 870 Wren Court, New Lenox, was charged with drunken driving and speeding after a stop July 19 in the 2100 block of Calistoga Drive, police said.

HEROIN ARREST: Kathryn Fregeau, 27, of Joliet, was charged with possession of …

Midlothian, Oak Forest police blotter

MIDLOTHIAN

HIT AND RUN: Jamison Raftery, 40, 9002 Pebble Beach Lane, Orland Park, was charged with hit and run after crashing July 26 into a car in the 4700 block of 147th Street and fleeing the scene, police said. They said witnesses supplied police with …

Frankfort, Mokena police blotter

FRANKFORT

VEHICLE BURGLARY: Items were stolen July 26 from a vehicle in the 8100 block of Sauk Trail.

SUSPENDED LICENSE: Courtney P. Alexander, 36, 36 Willow Road, Matteson, was charged with driving on a suspended license and using a cellphone while driving after a stop …

Wrong driver invited to drag race in Oak Lawn

A 21-year-old Chicago man picked the wrong motorist to challenge to a drag race down Cicero Avenue — an Oak Lawn police detective in an unmarked police car, according to police. The detective was stopped at a red light July 5 on Cicero Avenue at …

Tinley Park police blotter

TINLEY PARK

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT: Colin Rubinas, 31, of the 16300 block of Parliament Avenue, Tinley Park, was charged with aggravated assault after aggressively advancing July 18 on a police officer who said he was yelling and stumbling in the parking lot of 7-Eleven, 7601 W. …

Homer Glen, Orland Park police blotter

HOMER GLEN

HOME BURGLARY: A pair of sketches of the cartoon characters Tom and Jerry were stolen July 27 from a home in the 13000 block of Choctaw Trail.

REVOKED LICENSE: Karolina Walocha, 31, of Willowbrook, was charged with driving on a revoked license after …

Oak Lawn police blotter

OAK LAWN

THEFT: A cellphone was stolen July 22 at the Salvation Army thrift store, 8732 Cicero Ave.

VANDALISM: The cable TV line to a house in the 4600 block of 99th Place was cut July 25.

WARRANT ARREST: Shyane Greyer, 19, 6630 Hoyne Ave., …

Cops: Speeder punches officer in gut after high-speed chase

A 23-year-old Lockport man led Oak Forest police on a high-speed chase, crashed into a woman’s car, fled into the woods and then punched a police officer in the stomach when cornered, police said.

Matthew Miller, of 113 South Ave., was charged with aggravated fleeing …

Oak Forest liquor store robbed

Three men robbed an Oak Forest liquor store and its employees on July 30, Oak Forest police said.

A masked robber entered Rose Liquor, 4142 W. 167th St., and pepper-sprayed two employees when a second robber entered. Meanwhile, a third man climbed over the counter …