POLICE BLOTTER: Graffiti on Dumpster, Hooters Battery, Intoxicated Caregiver

Oak Lawn police reports, Feb. 23-Feb. 26.



A 40-year-old woman on the 9500 block of South Mason Avenue noticed a graffiti tag when she went to throw her garbage out in the Dumpster around 3:16 a.m. The woman showed police a similar tag on a cable box outside the building. Police said the “SOUG” tag appeared to have no gang affiliation.


‘Grab Now, Pay Later’

A man who grabbed a server’s buttocks was kept from leaving the restaurant’s parking lot because of a flat tire, police said.

Bryan L. Beard, 33, of 300 block of West 91st St., Chicago, was charged with battery on Feb. 23.

An 18-year-old server at Hooters Restaurant, 9159 S. Cicero Ave., waited on Beard and his friend around 6:38 p.m. While they were eating and drinking, Beard kept flirting with the server, reports said.

As Beard was leaving, he allegedly grabbed the server’s buttocks. Both men left the restaurant and got into Beard’s 1978 Oldsmobile. They were unable to leave the lot because of a flat tire.

The server contacted Oak Lawn police. Police found Beard inside his car who appeared to be highly intoxicated, the report said. He denied grabbing the server.

Beard was issued with a village citation for battery and has a March 20 hearing date at Oak Lawn Village Hall.

Intoxicated Caregiver Nabbed on Warrant

A woman called 911 when she found her elderly mother-in-law’s caregiver, Ramona Lescinskiene, 55, of Chicago, in a highly intoxicated state, reports said. Police responded to an ambulance call at a home on the 10500 block of South Lavergne Avenue around 11:35 a.m. A warrant turned up for Lescinskiene who was wanted on a warrant for failure to appear on DUI charges. The warrant was issued on Sept. 28. Bail was set at $10,000. She was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and put under police watch.

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