Man Arrested for Forgery, Bike Stolen and More: Oak Park Police Blotter

Oak Park police reports, Sept. 5-19.


Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

A traffic stop in the 6800 block of west Roosevelt Road resulted in the arrest of Mitchell B. Davis, 42, of the 100 block of Hyde Park Avenue in Bellwood, at about 12:01 a.m. Further investigation by police after the stop revealed Davis had an outstanding warrant from the Hodgkins Police Department for driving with a suspended license. Davis was processed and held in lieu of bond.

Criminal Trespass to Vehicle Arrest

Anthony M. Dukes, 25, of the 100 block of Saint Armand Lane in Wheeling, was arrested in the 1200 block of north Austin Boulevard at about 2:03 p.m. and charged with criminal trespass to a vehicle. Dukes was issued a court date of Nov. 5 and released on bond.

Home Burglarized

Police learned of a residential burglary in the 900 block of south Taylor that occurred sometime between 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The burglar entered the home by breaking a rear sliding glass door and stole a 52-inch flatscreen TV and a HP Laptop computer. The total loss was estimated at $1,900.

Vehicle Burglarized

Someone burglarized a green 2003 Honda Element in the 800 block of south Madison Street sometime between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., police reported. Stolen was a black HTC T-Mobile cell phone, a bag containing $250 in cash, and iPod, a check book and debit cards. The total loss was estimated at $765.


Bike Theft Reported

Police received a report of a girl's orange Huffy cruiser-style bike on the 1100 block of South Boulevard worth $100. The bike was stolen from a bike rack sometime between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Forgery Arrest

Melvin Jones Jr., 40, of the 7300 block of South Stewart in Chicago, was charged with forgery. Jones was given a court date of Sept. 21 and his currently held without bond. No further information was available from police.


Missing Teen Found

Police reported that a missing 15-year-old Oak Park resident was found in Chicago at about 4:15 p.m.

Retail Theft Arrest

Cleveland Evans, 48, of the 5400 block of west Quincy in Chicago was arrested and charged with retail theft in the 6400 block of Roosevelt Road at about 3:06 p.m. Evans is currently held on $1500 and $3000 bonds.

Dwan E. Common, 50, of the 1200 block of north Mason in Chicago was arrested and charged with retail theft by police in the 6400 block of North Avenue at about 1:28 p.m. Common was issued a court date of Oct. 15 and was released after posting bond.

Criminal Trespass Arrest

Terry J. Redwood, 49, of the 400 block of South Boulevard, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass to state supported land in the 0-100 block of Ridgeland Avenue and issued a court date of Oct. 22. Redwood is currently held on a $1500 bond.

Robbery Arrest

A juvenile Oak Park resident was charged with robbery on the 200 block of north Scoville at about 12:12 p.m., police reported. The juvenile was referred to court and to his parents.


Bike Stolen

The theft of a yellow Denali Bike was reported to police at about 3:25 a.m. in the 700 block of Garfield Avenue. Investigation by police revealed video surveillance of the crime and showed the thief dismantle the front wheel of the bike and then slide it through the u-lock that locked it to a bike rack. The total loss was estimated at $180.

Police Blotter information is provided by the Oak Park Police Department. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor at matthew@patch.com. We will verify and report the outcome.

Olivia O. September 22, 2012 at 12:21 AM
WOW who leaves their cell, a bag of $250 cash, iPod, check book and their debit card in their car! Sorry, but that's the fault of the driver! I would NEVER leave any of those things in my car. Stupidity!


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