Police: Woman Caught With Pants Down After Guzzling Beer at Walgreen's; Assault With a Butter Knife

Oak Lawn Police reports, Oct. 25 through Oct. 27.


Da Broken Window

A man wearing a Bears jersey and tan shorts pulled up to the front door of the former Beatty Lumber Co. at 9537 S. 52nd Ave. and shattered the front glass window with a baseball bat around 7 p.m. A witness told police that the man fled southbound on 52nd Avenue in a red mini-van. Police weren't able to locate the current owner.


Aggravated Assault with Butter Knife

Police were summoned to Jedi’s Restaurant at 9266 S. Cicero about a fight around 10 p.m. When they got there, a large group was gathered. A 51-year-old man told police an acquaintance attacked him inside the restaurant because he thought the man was fooling around with his wife. According to the police report, the acquaintance grabbed a butter knife off the table and threatened to put it through the man’s neck. Members of the group separated the two men. A witness confirmed the man’s story. The acquaintance was gone by the time to cops rolled up, but the man said he would sign a complaint.

Woman Caught With Pants Down After Reportedly Guzzling Beer at Walgreen's

Police cited a Patricia Sapien, 45, of Oak Lawn, with disorderly conduct after she was reported drinking beer in the bathroom at Walgreen’s at 10639 S. Cicero Ave. According to the report, the manager walked past the bathroom around 8:15 p.m. when he saw Sapien drinking Flatts beer, which is sold at Walgreens, in the john. Police said the manager was “deeply disturbed” when the woman walked out of the bathroom with her pants down. Sapien, described by police “highly intoxicated,” would answer not their questions. Police called for an ambulance and the woman was taken voluntarily to the hospital. She was cited for disorderly conduct and has a hearing on Nov. 30 at village hall.

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