Sunday, September 29
Thursday, September 26
Police said the man got off the Green Line train with the offender about 1:10 p.m. and saw him pick up an unattended scooter and start to ride it away. The man, thinking he witnessed a theft, asked for a passerby to call police and called for the offender to stop.
The offender, who was about 20, approached the man and hit him in the arm, torso and ribcage with the scooter, then dropped it and ran, police said.
LA GRANGE PARK
Thursday, September 19
Police responded to a call about a verbal disturbance between neighbors, where two people reported they were confronted by Merabet, who said, “If you have a problem with me… I can take you out to the woods and kick your (explitive).”
Merabet told police he did confront the neighbors and threatened to batter the man. He said he was baking a cake for his birthday and drinking beer when the neighbors got home and came to his front door, yelling at him about moving his van. He said he got frustrated and shouldn’t have done it, police said.
He was charged with disorderly conduct and assault, given an Oct. 9 court date and released.LA GRANGE
Monday, September 30
Sunday, September 22
A woman reported a man who was shining a laser pointer at patrons outside D'inico’s, 42 S. La Grange Rd., from across the street about 12:40 a.m.