Orland Park Police Blotter: Woman Files False Burglary Report with 'Missing' Items in Storage
Orland Park police reports, Jan. 22-Feb. 14
THURSDAY, FEB. 14
False Burglary Report
Police were called about residential burglary on Feb. 11 in the 15300 block of Jillian Road. A woman said she had been on vacation for about five days and returned home to find her house entirely cleared out of belongings, including furniture and appliances, police said. Two days later, police searched a storage facility in Markham and found two units registered to the woman who reported the burglary, with a majority of the items she claimed were stolen within the units, according to the report. Khadijah C. Bradford, 28, of the 15300 block of Jillian Road in Orland Park, was charged with felony filing a false police report.
SUNDAY, JAN. 27
Speed and Weave
Police pulled over a car for driving 50 mph in a 30 mph zone, and crossing over the center line in the 17000 block of LaGrange Road around 2:35 a.m. The driver’s breath smelled like alcohol, he admitted to drinking and failed field sobriety tests, police said. Frank E. Montantes, 32, of the 2500 block of Waterford Drive in Crest Hill, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane use
SATURDAY, JAN. 26
An Illinois State Police trooper picked up a woman wanted on an Orland Park warrant and dropped her at the police station around 9:55 p.m. April L. Little, 44, of the 7900 block of Princeton Avenue in Chicago, was arrested on a failure-to-appear warrant for possession of hypodermic needles.
TUESDAY, JAN. 22
Police were called to a vehicle accident with injuries at 88th Avenue and 151st Street around 8:55 p.m. One car was facing north, blocking lanes of traffic in both directions on 151st Street, and had extensive front-end damage with airbags deployed, police said. The damaged car’s driver said he wasn’t sure of what happened, his breath smelled like alcohol and he admitted to drinking, police said. A witness said he was stopped at the intersection light facing west, and saw a car driving in the other westbound lane as if it was going to run the red light, and then he saw the crash, police said. The driver in the other car said she was struck from behind while parked at the light facing westbound, police said. Daniel Synnestvedt, 27, of the 18600 block of Collins Street in Tarzana, Calif., was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
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