POLICE BLOTTER: Candy Seller Picked Up on Felony Warrant and More

Oak Lawn police reports from September 18-20.


Ex-Employee Has Keys

A bridal consultant at Eva’s Bridals, 5269 W. 95th St., said that she terminated an employee the day before. She requested that the former employee return her store keys on Tuesday but never did. Police spoke to the former employee who said she was out of town, but would return the keys on Friday. The consultant wanted it reported as a matter of record.


Stolen Package

A 53-year-old woman believed a package delivered to her apartment on the 6100 block of West 97th Street was stolen. According to the report, she spoke to the U.S. Post Office branch, which verified that the package was delivered to her house at 4 p.m. and left with a neighbor because the package did not fit in the apartment unit’s mailbox. Police said the woman’s neighbors had received no packages on her behalf that day. The woman believes the package was left outside her door and stolen by an unknown person. She filed a claim with the post office so she could get a refund.


Candy Seller Picked Up On Felony Warrant

Police were dispatched to Target, 4120 W. 95th St., on a report of two male juveniles selling candy in front of the store. When police arrived around 7 p.m., they observed Javon Mailey, 29, of Chicago, and his juvenile nephew, asking customers if they wanted tto buy candy. Police ran Mailey’s name and discovered that he was wanted on a felony warrant of probation violation out of Cook County. He was taken into custody and taken to the Oak Lawn police station. Target did not wish to pursue charges. The nephew was picked up by his father.

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