Orland Park Police Blotter: Employee Caught Scanning Some, But Not All Items at Checkout

Orland Park police reports, Oct. 25-30


Return to the Scene

Police were called about a retail theft at Sears, 2 Orland Square Drive, around 9:40 p.m. Security said a man was seen on Oct. 24 taking a pair of boots out of the store without paying, and got away, police said. That same man was caught on Oct. 30 for another retail theft at Sears, police said. Officers found the boots in his vehicle, worth about $150, police said. Larry V. Pearson, 36, of the 14600 block of Seeley Avenue, was charged with retail theft.

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Driving on Pills, Warrant Arrest

Police pulled over a car for crossing over center lines on 143rd Street and Crystal Tree Drive around 3:40 p.m. Noticing the driver’s pupils to be “pinpoint,” the officer asked the driver if she was on medication and she said she took Norco for leg pain, police said. The driver started chewing on a pill as another officer walked up to the car, which later was found to be an over-the-counter medicine, police said. The driver took field sobriety tests, but the results weren’t listed, according to the report. Kelly M. Florian, 34, of the 13900 block of Leamington Drive in Crestwood, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, driving with a suspended license, improper lane use, and she was arrested on an Alsip warrant for obstruction.

Selectable Scan

Police were called about a retail theft at Macy’s around 6:35 p.m. Security said a store employee was seen with a woman who brought several clothing items to a register, and the employee scanned some, but not all, of the items, police said. The receipt showed the woman was only charged for one clothing item, though she was found with about $470 worth of merchandise, police said. Sharnique D. Seuell, 21, of the 14200 block of Ingleside Avenue in Dalton, and Darlisa M. Wilson, 20, of the 500 block of Emerald Avenue in Chicago Heights, were each charged with felony retail theft.


Foil-Wrapped Calculators

Police were called to Best Buy about a retail theft in progress around 1:20 p.m. Security said they were following a man in the parking lot who had taken two calculators from the store without paying, and he was found in a nearby bank’s mens’ room, police said. Security said the man was seen hiding the calculators in his pants waistband before attempting to leave the store without paying, according to the report. When security stopped him, the man turned over both calculators that had been wrapped in tin foil, and continued walking away, even though security told him to stop, police said. The calculators are worth $298. Andre L. Noy, 38, of the 4900 block of Quincy Avenue in Chicago, was charged with retail theft.

Coats in Purse

Police were called about a retail theft at Old Navy around 12:15 p.m. Security said a woman was seen taking coats off a display and placing them in her purse, before leaving the store without paying, police said. The coats were recovered and are worth $134.82, police said. Peggie D. Terry, 34, of the 9600 block of Morgan Street in Chicago, was charged with retail theft.


Money, Pills Taken

Police were called about a domestic dispute around 4:35 p.m. in the 15700 block of 157th Street. A woman told police that another woman had taken $70 and prescription pills from a box she keeps locked in her room, according to the report. The accused woman denied taking anything, police said. Officers found one of the two missing prescriptions in the accused woman’s possession and a $20 bill, police said. Tina M. Farej, 24, of the 7800 block of 157th Street in Orland Park, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and theft.

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