FRIDAY, NOV. 16
Battery Leads to Ecstacy Bust
Antonio J. Boone, 21, of the 16000 S. Trumbull Avenue in Markham, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and domestic battery, following an incident in the 15400 block of S. Central Avenue.
Police responded to a call from a witness, stating that they saw Boone grabbing at the victim's breast, trying to grab a cell phone. The police spoke with the victim, who said Boone struck her in the neck and head in an attempt to grab her phone. Police took Boone into custody and transported him to the Oak Forest Police Department, where he was placed in a holding cell following a search.
During the search, officers found a baggie containing 15 clear capsules holding an off-white substance. Officers field-tested the pills, which came back positive as ecstasy.
The victim came to the station and signed a complaint for domestic battery, at which point Boone was placed in a cell to await a bond hearing.
iPhone Taken From Grade School Locker
A victim came to the Oak Forest Police station, stating that sometime during the school day on Nov. 14, an unknown suspect(s) took her son's cell phone from his locker at Arbor Park Middle School.
The victim said her son placed the phone in his locker at noon that day and when he returned at 2:30 p.m. the phone was gone. The victim said the phone, a iPhone 4S, is valued at $600.
The phone was shut off on Nov. 15.
Mom Steals Groceries with Son in Tow
Lynne S. Pelke, 45, of the 15100 block of S. Cicero Avenue, was charged with retail theft, following an incident at Jewel Osco, 5616 W. 159th Street.
Police responded to a call from the Jewel store that Pelke was attempting to leave the store with a shopping cart full of groceries without paying.
When police arrived at the store, they found Pelke walking toward a pickup truck with her son. When stopped by police, Pelke said, “I did it, he had nothing to do with it.” The loss prevention officer at Jewel positively identified Pelke and asked to sign theft complaints.
Pelke was taken to the Oak Forest Police Department and released on bond, pending a court date.
THURSDAY, NOV. 15
'I'm Just Being Stupid' Beating Up My Boyfriend
Ladyia T. Shavers, 28, of the 4300 block of Mann Street, was charged with domestic battery, following an incident at her home.
At the scene, police spoke with the victim, who said Shavers struck him in the face, cutting his cheek. Officers noted blood on the left cheek of the victim. The victim said he was trying to sleep on the couch, when Shavers began arguing with him and struck him.
Police spoke with Shavers, who said she was “being stupid,” and that “she screwed up.” Police placed Shavers under arrest and she was taken to the Oak Forest Police Department, where she was processed and placed in a cell to await transport to the Bridgeview Courthouse.
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