POLICE BLOTTER: Identity Theft, Ringin' and Yellin', Road Rage
Oak Lawn police reports, Aug. 19 through Aug. 25.
SATURDAY, August 25
A 28-year-old Burbank woman was charged with disorderly conduct after her ex-boyfriend said she allegedly came to his house twice in the middle of the night and woke up the entire household, police said.
The 31-year-old boyfriend said that the woman, identified as Francesca Lungaro rang the doorbell non-stop, yelling and screaming that he come outside, the report alleged at 2 a.m. August 25. She had also been by an hour before, police said.
Police said that Lungaro went to the man’s house on the 5100 block of Oak Center Drive and wanted to talk to him about a rumor concerning a new girlfriend when her text messages were not answered in a timely manner.
Lungaro was placed into custody and taken to the Oak Lawn police station where she was charged with disorderly conduct. She is to appear in court on Oct. 4 at the Bridgeview Courthouse.
Deceased Man's Identity Stolen
Someone is using the credit cards of a man who died on June 28, according to the deceased man’s sister who filed a report with the Oak Lawn Police Department on Aug. 25.
The sister told police that her brother was taken to the hospital from his apartment on the 9300 block of South Harlem Avenue. Police said someone has been using the man’s credit cards since his death.
The deceased man’s bank advised the sister to cancel her brother’s last credit card and report it as stolen. The sister did not have the credit card number on hand, and could not find her brother’s driver license. Both were reported stolen.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 19
A 26-year-old man and his girlfriend reported a road rage incident on the 5500 block of Southwest Highway around 9:50 a.m. Aug. 19.
The couple was sitting in traffic waiting for the light to change at Central Avenue and 95th Street. When the light turned green, the driver behind them honked. The boyfriend responded by giving the driver the finger and the driver returned the gesture.
Police said as the man began to move northbound, the man in the car followed him. The car swerved ahead of the man and slammed its brakes. The man slammed on his own brakes to avoid hitting the car.
According to the report, the other driver got out and approached the driver’s side of the man’s car. Police said the other driver spit in the man’s face, than challenged him to step out and fight.
The man did not get out of his car. The other driver returned to his car and was last seen speeding northbound on Central Avenue. He was able to get the other car’s license plate number.
Police said the man would sign a complaint .
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