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Police Blotter: Employee Punches Hole in His Business' Wall

Oak Park police reports, Feb. 21-24.

SUNDAY, FEB. 24

Employee Punches Hole in Wall

Kurt E. Woodley, 24, of Chicago, was charged with property damage. Police said he punched a hole in the drywall of the restaurant at which he worked, Chicago's Home of Chicken and Waffles in the 500 block of Madison Street. He had a dispute with his boss, police said. Woodley was held in lieu of bond. 

SATURDAY, FEB. 23

Copper Stolen

A 20-foot section of copper down spouts was stolen from a home in the 900 block of North Marion sometime between 8 a.m. Feb. 23 and 2 p.m. Feb. 24. The estimated loss was $200. 

Food Stolen

Willester J. MaGee, 52, of Glendale Heights, was charged with retail theft. Police said he was seen leaving Dominick's in the 200 block of Lake Street with a shopping cart full of food for which he didn't pay. 

Window Broken

A small rock was thrown through a window in the 1200 block of North Humphrey. The damaged was $300. 

Suspended License

Red Gennell, 32, of Melrose Park, was charged with aggravated driving with a suspended license following a traffic stop at 8:27 in the 900 block of Oak Park. He was held pending bond hearings. 

FRIDAY, FEB. 22

Michael Jackson Violates Protection Order

Michael L. Jackson, 45, of Glendale Heights, was charged with the violation of a protection order and aggravated domestic battery following an incident in the 500 block of Adams at 9:16 p.m. The charges were upgraded to a felony because of the existing order of protection. Jackson was held pending bond hearings. 

Phone Stolen

A UPS package was stolen from the front of a home in the 800 block of North Elmwood sometime between 3:41 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. The package contained a white Samsung Galaxy Note 4G cell phone. The estimated loss is $69.99.

THURSDAY, FEB. 21

Property Damage

Someone scratched lines into the driver's side door of a car parked in the 300 block of South Maple. The damage occurred sometime between 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The estimated damage is $1,000. 

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