sunday, March 13
Ring on the Run
Amanda J. Kneisler, 18, of 16800 block of Gaynelle Drive in Tinley Park, was charged with retail theft. Orland Square Mall security told police Kneisler left a department store around 4:30 p.m. without paying for a ring.
saturday, March 12
Ding Dong Ditch
Ethan A. Hughes, 19, of the 15000 block of Ashton Lane in Lockport, was charged with illegal consumption of alcohol by minor. Police said they questioned Hughes in the 10900 block of Antelope Lane for a nearby ringing door bell at 5 a.m. and smelled alcohol on his breath.
Clothing Reported Stolen
Kristen D. Kozik, 19, of the 13900 block of 84th Avenue in Orland Park, was charged with retail theft. Employees at a clothing store near Orland Square Mall told police that Kozik left their store around 3 p.m. without paying for $181 worth of merchandise.
Screeching of Tires
Justin D. Roth, 29, of the 9200 block of Huntington Drive in Mokena, was charged with DUI, speeding and illegal screeching of tires. Police said they stopped Roth’s car near 167th and Wolf Road around 4:15 a.m. for driving 60 in a 45 mph zone and screeching his tires during a turn.
Alicia Espana, 57, of the 4800 block of Racine Street in Chicago, was charged with retail theft. Orland Square Mall security told police that Espana put infant clothing in her purse and left a department store around 4:45 p.m. without paying.
Devin Patel, 18, of the 18200 block of Winds Crossing in Orland Park, was charged with retail theft. Employees at a grocery store in the 15000 block of LaGrange Road told police that Patel put a bottle of vodka in his jacket and tried leaving around 6 p.m. without paying.
Margaret M. O’Sullivan, 49, of the 16700 block of Hobart Avenue, was charged retail theft. Mall security told police that O’Sullivan reached behind a sales counter and took two sheets of sales stickers. Polcie said she placed those stickers on items in her shopping cart around 8:30 p.m. and tried to leave a department store without paying for them.
Thursday, MARCH 10
Wendy M. Benavides, 35, of the 22500 block of Crimson Lane in Frankfort, was charged with DUI, improper lane usage, operating an insured motor vehicle and no valid registration. Police said they stopped Benavides’ car near the 16300 block of LaGrange Road around 9 p.m. for swerving between lanes.
wednesday, March 9
DUI of Drugs Cited
Terrence J. Hohan, 39, of the 1700 block of Lake Shore Drive in Long Beach, Ind., was charged with DUI of drugs. Police said they found Hohan passed out behind the wheel of his car around 5:30 p.m. in the Best Buy parking lot. Medicine bottles found in Hohan’s car were taken as evidence, according to the report.
saturday, March 5
Briefcase Reported Stolen
Sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 4:20 p.m. the front passenger side window of a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe parked in the Orland Bowl parking lot was broken, police said. A briefcase containing a wallet, $100 cash, credit cards and a driver’s license and an iPod Touch were reported missing.
SATURDAY, Feb 26
Driving Too Fast
Jeffrey J. Dziwulski, 28, of the 9900 block of Shady Lane in Orland Park, was charged with DUI, driving too fast for conditions and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Police said Dziwulski was driving too fast when he skid out and landed in a ditch near 151st Street and Ravinia Avenue around 3 a.m.
FRIDAY, Feb 4
James P. Presto, 47, of the 10700 block of Ridgeland Avenue in Worth, was charged with felony retail theft. Mall security told police that Presto walked to a department store sales counter around 10:30 a.m. with an unpaid-for $289 Hoover Vacuum and asked for a refund. When told he would have to wait for a corporate refund through the mail, Presto tried leaving the mall with the vacuum, police said.
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