Creiesha B. Jones, 28, of Chicago Heights, was charged with driving with a suspended license after a traffic stop at 12:10 a.m. July 12, in the 11800 block of South Harlem Avenue. Police said she is due in court on July 29.
Ryan E. Logan, 27, of Country Club Hills, was charged with driving with a suspended license after a traffic stop at 12:42 a.m. July 13, in the 11900 block of South 69th Court. Police said he is due in court on July 29.
Kelly D. McGuire, 47, of Orland Park, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after a traffic stop at 3:01 a.m. Sunday, in the 13100 block of South Harlem Avenue. Police said she was stopped driving the wrong way on Harlem and was found to be impaired. She is due in court on Aug. 6.
Charles McGee, 23, of Downers Grove, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol following a traffic stop at 12:45 a.m. Monday, in the 7900 block of west Route 83. Police said he was found asleep at a red light, and an investigation determined he was impaired. He is due in court on Aug. 20.
Jamarion Walter, 18, of Chicago, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after fleeing from Orland Square Mall on foot with police in pursuit at 2:01 p.m. June 18. Police said a mall customer reported seeing him drop a handgun in Foot Locker for Kids, and he ran when police tried to question him. He was apprehended in the 9300 block of Montgomery Drive beside the mall a few minutes later. A Glock 19 9mm handgun with a round in the chamber and 16 in the magazine was recovered from a trash can, where a witness reported seeing him drop it. Police said the gun was reported stolen from Maryville, Tenn. last year. Walter was also cited for possessing a gun and ammunition without a firearms owner ID. He was held for a bond hearing.
James Ryan Buis, 31, of Homer Glen, was charged with possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop at 9:12 p.m. July 5, in the 15900 block of South Ravinia Avenue. Police said 20 amphetamine pills prescribed to someone else were in the car. He was also cited for aggravated speeding 81 mph in a 45-mph zone, driving without insurance, not carrying a driver’s license, not wearing a seatbelt, and improper lane usage. Police said he told an arresting officer, “I hope your kids die slowly and painfully,” and threatened to track him down. He was held for a bond hearing.
Harmony Jurevis, 31, of Orland Park, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after a hit-and-run crash at 4:55 p.m. July 6, in the 9500 block of West 140th Court. Witnesses reported seeing her Honda SUV hit a Porsche and several other vehicles in a parking lot. Her vehicle was found shortly afterward with front-end damage in a parking lot at the 14000 block of South LaGrange Road. A witness reported seeing her “stumble” into her nearby apartment, where she was found uninjured and asleep in bed. Police said she requested an attorney after one field sobriety test, and transportation to Palos Hospital, where she refused chemical testing. She was also cited for leaving the scene of an accident and is due in court on Aug. 4.
Jaquita L. Alexander, 32, of Country Club Hills, was charged with battery and other offenses after allegedly causing a disturbance in the Athlete’s Foot store in Orland Square Mall at 4 p.m. July 7. Police said Christopher Johnson, 32, of Calumet City, was with her, and was charged with assault. They said Alexander entered the store with a receipt and argued with customer service staff about a purchase. She allegedly threw merchandise around and took clothing and shoes worth $340 out of the store and threw it over a railing to the lower level, shouting “Free s—t!” Alexander allegedly also pushed an employee and was also charged with disorderly conduct and retail theft. Johnson was charged for threatening staff. They are both due in court on Aug. 7.
Alena Perez, 23, of Blue Island, was charged with retail theft at 4:25 p.m. July 11, at JCPenney in Orland Square Mall. Police said she took 35 items of clothing and shoes worth $982 and left the store with the merchandise in a duffel bag. She was apprehended outside, but a companion escaped in a vehicle. She is due in court Aug. 7.
Floyd Carter, 59, of Chicago, was charged with retail theft at Von Maur in Orland Square Mall at 2:11 p.m. July 13. Police said he took two pairs of gym shoes worth $270 in total and left with them in a bag. Police said he was identified as the person who stole a bike outside the store two days earlier and was charged with theft after admitting taking it. As he was led away, he pointed out a bike in the bushes that he had left behind. He was also had two outstanding Evergreen Park warrants for theft and shoplifting. He is due in court on Aug. 7.
Stolen credit card
A 54-year-old Palos Park man told police on July 12 that an estranged family member had stolen his debit card and used it on two occasions to make purchases. The man said his estranged wife’s son had used the card about six months ago to buy $1,200 in merchandise on Amazon. More recently, he had used it to pay for $100 in parking garage fees in Chicago.
Dispute over face masks
A disgruntled customer called the manager of Twin Tails pet supply store a “Nazi” and a “sheep” for requiring face masks to be worn inside the store at 12916 S. LaGrange Road at 11:14 a.m. July 10. The manager told police the man came in holding a mask in his hand and became verbally abusive when he was told he would have to wear it. The man drove away in a BMW SUV, but the manager told police he wanted to give him a criminal trespassing warning if he ever returned.
A 52-year-old Frankfort man reported his cellphone missing from Gleneagles Country Club, 13070 W. McCarthy Road, at 10:19 p.m. July 12. Police said the man told them he last had possession of the phone while he was at the club the day before. Using the “locate my phone” software, he was able to trace it to Flossmoor and he planned to inform the police there.
Charge Orland Park man with weapons crime
A 23-year-old Orland Park man was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after he was arrested during a traffic stop in the 3800 block of South California, Chicago, at midnight Monday, July 6. Martin P. Prendergast, of the 7800 block of West 157th Street, was a passenger of a vehicle stopped by police. During the stop, police found Prendergast to be in possession of a handgun, a CPD spokesman said. According to public records, Prendergast has been arrested six times by CPD since 2015 in such charges as reckless conduct, aggravated assault and criminal trespass to land.
Compiled by Dermot Connolly
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