TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21
Thief Steals Teddy Bear from Porch
A 42-year-old woman was highly upset when an unknown thief stole her concrete teddy bear from her front porch on the 8700 block of South Newland Avenue sometime between 8:25 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. The teddy bear was wearing St. Patrick’s Day clothing, with a shamrock headband on its head. The bear is 3-feet-tall and weighs approximately 50 pounds. The woman told police she bought the bear in Michigan 17 years ago for $60.
SUNDAY, FEBURARY 19
‘I Needed to Chill’
Police said they could hear loud music playing from the street inside a residence on 5900 block of West 91st St. when responding to a noise complaint around 2:36 a.m. According to the cops, Marek T. Zarebczan, 20, admitted to blasting his sound system “because it’s the weekend and I needed to chill.” Zarebczan told police it’s hard not to listen to music loud “because I don’t live with my parents.” Police said Zarebczan moved into the home a few months ago. Advised police had been there on similar noise complaints, police charged Zarebczan with disorderly conduct and issued him a village citation.
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