Armed Robbery Reported Thanksgiving Day at Subway: Police

Also in recent police reports: Police use taser on a man who was stealing and spilling customers' drinks at a bar, multiple public urination arrests and more.

Thursday, November 28

Armed Robbery at Subway

A man robbed the cash register at Subway, 321 Harlem Ave. in Forest Park on Thanksgiving day. A Subway employee told police the offender ordered a sandwich and a drink around 12:30 p.m., then pulled a gun on the employee when he opened the cash register. The offender took all of the cash from the register and ran south from the business, police said. 

Police Use Taser on Man Who Was Stealing, Spilling Customers' Beers

Forest Park police used a taser on a Westchester man who caused a scene and slapped an officer outside Slainte Tavern, 7505 Madison St. around 1:30 a.m.

Police said two security doormen at the bar waved down police to remove Christopher Pagliuco, 27, who had been stealing and drinking other customers' beers at the bar. One of the doormen told police Pagliuco had also purposely tossed and spilled beer on the bar and other patrons. 

When police cleared Pagliuco to leave without arrest, he attempted to shake the officer's hand. When the officer declined the handshake, Pagliuco slapped him in the face, prompting the officer to use his taser, police said. 

He was charged with battery to a police officer and two counts of resisting and given a Jan. 14 court date. 

Oak Park Man Charged With Underage Drinking

Forest Park police charged Patrick Kennedy, 20, of Oak Park, with underage drinking at O'Sullivan's Tavern, 7244 Madison St., around 2 a.m. Police said Kennedy was verbally abusive with officers during the arrest. He was given a Jan. 8 court date. 


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Public Intoxication, Fighting

Lukasz Solak, 27, of Chicago, was charged with public intoxication and fighting after he fought with patrons and employees at Slainte Tavern, 7505 Madison St. in Forest Park around 2 a.m. He was given a Jan. 8 court date. 

Woman Charged With Battery for Pushing on Cop's Gun Holster

Forest Park police charged Chiquita Ogolvie, 28, of Chicago, with battery after she touched an officer's gun during a disturbance in the 7300 block of Dixon Avenue around 9:40 p.m.

While responding to a call about a disturbance in the 7300 block of Dixon Avenue, the people involved in the disturbance started to yell at the officers at the scene, police said, including Ogolvie. Police said Ogolvie walked by one of the officers, pushed on his gun holster, then yelled, "You can't... tell me what to do," when the officer told her to stay away. She was given a Jan. 7 court date and held on bond. 

Public Urination Arrests

  • Christopher Diaz, 22, of Oak Park, received a local ordinance citation for public urination after he urinated on the sidewalk in the 7500 block of Madison Street in Forest Park around 3 a.m. He was given a Jan. 8 court date, police said. 
  • Forest Park police charged John Smuda, 29, of Chicago, with public urination after he urinated in public view outside Trade Recorders Bookkeeping Company, 7624 Madison St., around 12:30 a.m. He was given a Jan. 8 court date. 
  • Forest Park police charged Jason O'Donnell, 27, of Northlake, with public urination after he urinated behind O'Leary's Tavern, 7522 Madison St., around 1:30 a.m. He was given a Jan. 8 court date. 
Wednesday, November 27

Public Urination

Forest Park police charged John Plusa, 34, of Chicago, with public urination after he urinated in public view near the CTA Green Line stop at Harlem Avenue. He was given a Jan. 8 court date. 

Driving While License Suspended 

Forest Park police charged Rashonda Frazier, 25, of Chicago, with driving on a suspended license during a traffic stop at the intersection of Harlem Avenue and Madison Street in Oak Park around 11:20 p.m. She was given a Jan. 14 court date. 

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