The following items are taken from the River Forest daily summary reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Domestic Battery: Robert Allen, 46, of River Forest, was charged Sept. 12 with domestic battery, police said. The arrest took place in the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue.
Criminal Damage: Tires were slashed on a 2004 Honda Pilot parked in the 700 block of Monroe Avenue on Sept. 11.
Traffic Arrest: Alberto Maldonado, 30 of Chicago, was charged Sept. 11 with driving without a license, driving without insurance and speeding, police said. Maldonado was driving west in the 7900 block of North Avenue going 64 miles an hour in a 30 mile-an-hour zone. He was eventually apprehended several blocks away River Grove, police said.
Theft: A wallet containing credit cards was taken Sept. 10 from inside a shopping cart at , 7858 Lake St. One of the credit cards was used at a local gas station eight minutes before the customer realized the wallet was missing, police said.
Traffic Arrest: Cheryl T. Clark, 46 of Oak Park, was charged Sept. 9 with driving on a suspended license after a traffic stop at First and Chicago Avenues, police said.
Retail Theft: Valerie D. Starks, 46, of Chicago, was charged Sept. 8 with retail theft after attempting to take $173.45 worth of personal hygiene products from , 7525 Lake St., police said.
Traffic Arrest: Eboni A. Weeks, 23, of Broadview, was charged Sept. 8 with driving without a valid license after a traffic stop in the area of Lathrop Avenue and Lake Street, police said.
Traffic Arrest: Josh Nickels, 26, of Forest Park, was charged Sept. 7 with driving on a suspended license after his Chevrolet Cavalier struck another vehicle in the parking lot at Jewel-Osco, police said.
Traffic Arrest: Yunus Arslan, 20, of Elmwood Park, was charged Sept. 7 with speeding in a school zone, reckless driving and failing to use a turn signal, police said. Police said he was driving west in the 7700 block of Lake Street going in excess of 55 miles an hour, near , 511 Park Ave., at 1:54 pm. Police said students and adults were in the area at the time. He was eventually apprehended in the 500 block of Forest Avenue.
Traffic Arrest: Terika Hayslett, 25, of Chicago, was charged Sept. 7 with driving on a suspended license and without insurance after a traffic stop in the 6900 block of North Avenue, police said.
Traffic Arrest: Edwin S. Togba, 28, of Chicago, was charged Sept. 6 with driving on a suspended license after a traffic stop in the area of Marion Street and Augusta Avenue in Oak Park, police said.