Frankfort, Mokena police blotter


SUSPENDED LICENSE: Rogelio Vargas, 44, of South Holland, was charged with driving on a suspended license after a stop Aug. 20 at LaGrange and Pleasant Hill roads, police said.

WARRANT ARREST: Shannon M. Hennessy, 34, 456 Ohio Road, Frankfort, was arrested Aug. 20 on …

Homer Glen, Orland Park police blotter


MARIJUANA CHARGE: Mark A. Dean, 33, 1247 Barbara Lane, Chicago Heights, was charged with selling marijuana Sept. 2 at 159th Street and Cedar Road, police said.

STOLEN PROPERTY: Kris M. Haber, 30, of Bolingbrook, was charged with possession of stolen property and having …

Arson fire in Oak Lawn

Oak Lawn police are investigating an apparent arson fire Aug. 31 at a house in  the 9800 block of Moody Avenue. One of the homeowners told police that she awoke to the smell of smoke about 4:20 a.m. and found smoke and flames around the …

Medication stolen from doctor’s offices

A doctor with offices in Oak Lawn and Tinley Park reported that someone stole dozens of bottles of prescription medicine valued at more than $12,400, Oak Lawn police said. The doctor told police Aug. 26 that he noticed a week earlier that 184 bottles of …

Country Club Hills police blotter


THEFT: A wallet was stolen Aug. 11 from a car in the 17600 block of Maple Avenue.

HOME BURGLARY: Jewelry and a handgun were stolen Aug. 15 or 16 from a home in the 4700 block of 184th Place.


Chicago Heights police blotter


BURGLARY: Three faucets, copper pipes and four floor vents were stolen between Aug. 1 and 7 from a vacant house in the 200 block of Raye Drive.

HOME BURGLARY: Two window air conditioners, a refrigerator, aluminum trim, copper and a laptop computer were …

Midlothian, Oak Forest police blotter


DUI ARREST: Fernando Ortiz, 43, 14830 Ketelaar Ave., 5E, Midlothian, was charged with drunken driving and speeding after he was stopped Aug. 28 on 147th Street near Karlov Avenue, police said.

HOME BURGLARY: A television, three guitars and an amplifier were stolen Aug. 28 …

Tinley Park police blotter


CAR BURGLARIES: A GPS system was stolen Aug. 16 from a car in the 16300 block of Parliament Avenue. A resident of the same block reported that a pair of athletic shoes were taken from her car that night, and a third homeowner …

Oak Lawn police blotter


THEFT: A power washer was stolen between Aug. 31 and Sept. 5 from a backyard deck in the 6100 block of 99th Street.

POT POSSESSION: Taylor Ramirez, 18, 10021 Mulberry Ave., Oak Lawn, was charged with possession of marijuana after a stop Sept. …

Homer Glen, Orland Park police blotter


SUSPENDED LICENSE: Andrew Bochantin, 44, 14310 Saddle Brook Lane, Homer Glen, was charged with driving on a suspended license and running a stop sign after a stop Aug. 19 at Cricketwood Drive and Parker Road, police said.

DUI ARREST: Ian Kupczyk, 39, 14018 …

New Lenox, Will County police blotter


DUI ARREST: Taylor Worrall, 19, 420 Livingston Drive, New Lenox, was charged with drunken driving, leaving the scene of an accident, improper lane use and no insurance after he allegedly struck a mailbox and a sign Aug. 22 in the 300 block of …

Oak Lawn police blotter


Editor’s Note: An item in the Sept. 12, 2014, Neighborhood Star contained incorrect information. Nathaniel Dorgan, 25, of Chicago, was not charged with disorderly conduct.

THEFT: A spare tire and wheel were stolen Aug. 21 from a 2011 Toyota Highlander in the 4400 …

Oak Lawn police blotter


THEFT: Four syringes that each contained a substance used to raise white blood cells, and with a total value of $16,500, were stolen Aug. 15 from inside a locked refrigerator at Affiliated Oncologist, 4400 W. 95th St., police said.

DUI ARREST: Rachel M. …

Posen man zapped after he charges at officer

Police officers were forced to use a stun gun on a Posen man Aug. 27 after he attacked an officer who was chasing him through a back yard in the 14200 block of Kostner Avenue, police said. Jose Hernandez, 29, 14427 Campbell Ave., was charged …

Cops: Man picks wrong computer to steal

An Oak Forest man unwittingly stole a police department laptop computer with a tracking device that had been left in an unlocked car, police reported. Adolfo Polcano-Ceballos, 44, 16019 Lorel Ave., was arrested Aug. 26 at his home after admitting that he hid the computer …