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Orland Park Police Blotter: Retail Theft And Criminal Damage

Orland Park police reports, Aug. 3 to Aug. 21

TUESDAY, AUG. 14

Criminal Damage

A University Park teenager was arrested for criminal damage after she was stopped by police after fleeing Zumiez in Orland Square Mall. Police said Lauren Lucas, 18, of the 500 block of Hickok, was charged with criminal damage after two shirts were found in her car with holes where security sensors had been cut out. Police said she ran out of the mall and drove off after being confronted by store security for taking the shirts worth $69 without paying. A pair of scissors was also confiscated by police.

FRIDAY, AUG. 3

Retail Theft

A Chicago juvenile was charged as an adult with retail theft after he was arrested for the fourth time by Orland Park police for stealing clothes. Police said Odell Harris, 17, of the 6900 block of Laflin, was arrested after he put 11 T-shirts, five pairs of shorts, two pants and one set of underwear worth $374.98 into a brown canvas bag about 12:15 p.m. and left Old Navy in Orland Park Place without paying. Police said it was his fourth arrest in Orland Park and 16th arrest overall for retail theft. He was charged as an adult because of his extensive arrest record and after his mother refused to come for him.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15

Warrant Arrest

Police were called by Country Club Hills police to pick up Cory Weaver, 22, of the 1900 block of 162nd Street in Markham, after he was stopped for driving on a suspended license and was found to be wanted on a $25,000 retail theft warrant issued on Feb. 5, 2009.

SATURDAY, AUG. 11

Retail Theft

A Chicago woman who apparently is also a Bears fan was arrested for retail theft after taking two blouses and a pair of Bears socks without paying from Sears at Orland Square Mall. Police said Diane Johnson, 55, of the 8200 block of Marshfield, was charged with retail theft after store security stopped her for leaving the store without paying for the merchandise worth $141.99.

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Tom September 08, 2012 at 01:42 AM
Orland mall is slowly becoming more ghetto.

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