Former Flame Runs Up Bill on Ex's Card: Oak Forest Police Blotter

Oak Forest police reports, Nov. 27–30.


Car Burglary on Sierra Drive

Police were called to the 15600 block of Sierra Drive after a resident reported a burglary to their vehicle sometime between 10 p.m. Nov. 29 and 8 a.m. Nov. 30.

At the scene, police spoke with the victim, who said an unknown person(s) entered their car through an unlocked driver's side door and removed a Coach purse, a Miss me pair of jeans, a pair of moccasins and the victim's driver's license. The items stolen total value was $250.

Second Car Burglary on Sierra Drive

Police were called to the 15600 block of Sierra Drive, with reports of a burglary to a vehicle.

At the scene, police spoke with the victim, who said an unknown suspect(s) broke in through the front passenger's window and moved items about the car, some time between 11 p.m. Nov. 29, and 7 a.m., Nov. 30. The victim said nothing appeared to be missing from the vehicle.

Police checked for latent finger prints, but were unable to discover any.

Westview Drive Car Burglary

Police responded to a burglary from a vehicle call in the in the 6800 block of Westview Drive, after a resident called officers at noon.

The victim told officers that sometime between 11 p.m Nov. 29 and noon Nov. 30, an unknown suspect(s) smashed the driver's side rear window and removed $10 in change and a $20 bill.

The victim estimated the window would cost less than $300 to replace. No evidence was left at the scene.

Another Car Burglary on Westview Drive

Police were called to the 6900 block of Westview Drive after a resident called police in regards to a theft that occurred sometime between 10 p.m. Nov. 29 and 8 a.m. Nov. 30.

At the scene, the victim told officers that an unknown suspect(s) removed the window of their car and removed a wallet containing $120 in cash, credit cards and his driver's license. The suspect(s) also removed a 8,000 watt amp, a super woofer and a Polk audio 12-inch box amp and book bag containing $200 in books, along with a cell phone.

Police checked for finger prints, but were unable to find any.


Former Flame Charges Ex's Debit Card

A victim of financial identity theft came to the Oak Forest Police Department to notify police of their ex-boyfriend using their banking information and personal identification number to make purchases that were not authorized.

The victim told police that their ex-boyfriend, who is currently in jail in Florida, used the victim's bank card to make two purchases totaling nearly $400 on July 11, 2012. The victim filed a report previously about the incident, but did not press charges. However, after learning he was in jail and is currently using his new girlfriend's credit cards to make purchases, they wished to now press charges.

The victim was given a report number for her banking records. 


Car Break-in at the Pancake House

Police were called to The Original Pancake House, 5140 159th Street, after a customer reported their car being broken into.

At the restaurant, police spoke with the victim, who said that between 11:45 a.m. and noon, an unknown suspect(s) smashed in the rear driver's side window and removed a Dell laptop that was on the floor of the vehicle. The victim said the computer was in a carrying case, which also contained several work documents.

The victim told officers that they would notify the police if they could find a serial number for the laptop.

Police Blotter information is provided by the Oak Forest Police Department. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.

Mike Fangman December 04, 2012 at 04:26 PM
I've never understood why people leave their purse/wallet and valuables in their car.
Bob Laird December 04, 2012 at 04:52 PM
not just leave valuables in plain sight, they leave the darn doors unlocked. big red "L" stamped on forehead.
Dm December 05, 2012 at 01:03 AM
I'm sooooo glad that Oak Forest PD is getting people tickets for going 26 miles-a-hour on Central so that these scum bags can continue to break into cars. This has been going on for weeks and its Probely the same people.
Tired of the B.S. December 05, 2012 at 02:13 AM
No cop would write a ticket for 1 mph over the speed limit, how fast were you really going?
Mike Fangman December 05, 2012 at 02:44 AM
That's it, bitch about the cops. They can't be everywhere all the time.


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