A Crestwood woman was accused of disrupting a liquor store and fighting employees after they refused to sell her alcohol earlier in the day.
Employees at a liquor store in the 10700 block of Cicero Avenue told police that Terica Gordon and two females were stopped from buying alcohol on Jan. 14 at 11 p.m. because they lacked the right identification.
Store policy, they said, requires everyone — even those in a group buying alcohol — to present a driver’s license proving their age. Two of the women presented general state identification and one had nothing to show.
The women left, but Gordon soon returned and after arguing with a security guard, grabbed a bottle of champagne and approached the clerk. Refused at the counter, Gordon then threw the bottle to the ground — while complaining of racism — and swung her arms “wildly” at displays, police said.
She pushed and punched a security guard in the face and chest as he escorted her out of the building, according to the police report.
By the time officers arrived, the two were struggling on the parking lot ground. During which time, one of Gordon’s companions threatened to beat up the store clerk and manager, police said.
Gordon, 28, of the 4900 block of Circle Court, was charged with battery, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.
Rosia C. Mitchell, 27, of the 1000 block of Frexel Road in Ford Heights, was charged with assault.
A third woman was released without charges.
Police said Gordon was initially placed in the back of a squad car during questioning but transferred to a police van for screaming and trying to kick out the back window.
Investigators were still waiting on the store’s surveillance footage at the time of this report, on Jan. 15.