Woman Stole $140 in Huggies Diapers, Fought With Security
Police charged Christine Anderson, 32, of the 800 block of North Austin Boulevard in Oak Park, with retail theft and battery after she stole $140 in Huggies diapers from Jewel, 7525 W. Lake St., about 1 p.m. and then fought with store security. She was charged with felony retail theft charges because of a 2005 Retail Theft conviction, police said.
Monday, October 21
Man With a Garbage Can Gets Violent
Police arrested a 49-year-old man who was threatening to hit people with a garbage can at the intersection of North and Harlem avenues. Police responded to a disturbance in the area about 11 p.m., where Edward Lymon refused to provide an address to police and threatened to batter the officer, police said. He was charged with misdemeanor aggravated assault.
Thursday, October 17
Man Pulls Screwdriver on Security
A 24-year-old man was arrested for assault after he pulled a screwdriver on a security officer at Whole Foods Market, 7245 W. Lake St.
Whole Foods security told police Jarad McCree, of Chicago, pulled out a 9-inch screwdriver and threatened an officer who stopped him and another offender wanted for a retail theft at CVS in Forest Park about 6:10 p.m. McCree was charged with misdemeanor assault.
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