Saturday, May 18, 2013
About two dozen marchers made their way down 95th Street Saturday afternoon.
Police officers outnumbered protesters by about two-to-one Saturday afternoon as a group of about 25 protesters marched down 95th Street to protest what they allege is widespread racial profiling by the Evergreen Park and Oak Lawn police departments. Read More: Connect with Patch: Evergreen Park / Oak Lawn/ Beverly-Mt. Greenwood
Friday, May 17, 2013
Evergreen Park Police have alerted residents about a protest against racial profiling that is planned to take place Saturday afternoon on 95th Street.
Evergreen Park Police Chief Michael Saunders has issued a statement on the planned protest scheduled for Saturday, May 18 at 1 p.m. The protest is expected to start at 1 p.m. and organizers say they will march down 95th Street from Western Avenue to Cicero Avenue to protest what they see as discriminatory racial practices of the Evergreen Park and Oak Lawn police departments. Read More: In a video posted on the Evergreen Park village website, Saunders hits back at claims of racial bias and alerts residents to tomorrow's planned activities. You can find a PDF of the statistics he references to the right of this article. Full statement by Chief Saunders: ON MAY 9TH, I WAS GIVEN NOTIFICATION IN WRITING OF A PLANNED PROTEST CONCERNING …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Two Chicago men pleaded not guilty Thursday, Jan. 31 to the felony armed robbery of an Oak Lawn convenience store.
Two men are pleading not guilty to robbing an Oak Lawn 7-Eleven store in December. Clifton Hall Jr., 50, and Clifton B. Moore, 39, both of Chicago have both been charged with several felonies, including armed robbery, possession of a weapon by a felon and aggravated assault. Both men, represented by the same public defender, entered a plea of not guilty Thursday, Jan. 31 in Cook County Judge John J. Hynes' Bridgeview courtroom. Assistant State's Attorney Joy Nelson will be prosecuting the case. Hall and Moore are both in custody of the Cook County jail on $200,000 bond. Police said that Hall walked into the 7-Eleven store at 10441 S. Cicero Ave. in Oak Lawn around 2:29 p.m. Dec. 23 and pointed a gun at an employee and ordered him to open …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Persons wanted on warrants out of Evergreen Park picked up for disorderly conduct and retail theft in two separate incidents.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Police picked up two people wanted on warrants during separate incidents.
Two Evergreen Park fugitives were taken into police custody last month in two separate incidents. A Burbank man was a passenger in a car that was stopped by Oak Lawn police after the driver of the vehicle was stopped allegedly for speeding on the 4900 block of West 95th Street around 1:07 a.m. Dec. 23. Connect with Patch: Evergreen Park / Oak Lawn / Beverly-Mt. Greenwood According to the police report, the driver was in a hurry to get home and told police he was not aware he was going 50mph in a 30mph speed zone. All four people in the car were able to produce valid ID. An ID check revealed that John Judd, 22, of Burbank, had an active warrant for a disorderly conduct charge in Evergreen Park, police said. Judd was taken into custody. A …
Monday, December 24, 2012
Cops nab two Chicago residents believed to be responsible for Sunday afternoon robbery of Oak Lawn convenience store, police say.
This story has been updated to reflect charges filed against two Chicago residents believed to be responsible for an armed robbery Sunday afternoon in Oak Lawn. A police chase that spanned Oak Lawn and Evergreen Park, ended when two men accused of robbing a convenience store crashed their car into a tree in the Beverly neighborhood. Clifton Hall Jr., 50, and Clifton B. Moore, 39, both of Chicago were charged with one count of armed robbery with a firearm. Connect to Patch: Oak Lawn / Beverly-Mt. Greenwood / Evergreen Park Police said that Hall walked into the 7-Eleven store at 10441 S. Cicero Ave. in Oak Lawn around 2:29 p.m. Sunday armed with a gun. Hall allegedly pointed a gun at an employee and ordered him to open the register. Police …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Chicago man charged with felony retail theft being held without bond at Cook County Jail, police say.
A Chicago man was charged with felony retail theft after police said he walked out of the Jewel-Osco at 9424 S. Pulaski Ave. with a cart full of unbagged groceries, reports said. Sign up for the Oak Lawn newsletter and breaking news alerts. Oak Lawn Police said a Salvation Army bell ringer collecting donations in front of the store called police when she noticed a man identified as Joe E. Pearson, 48, allegedly pushing the cart full of groceries through the parking lot around 11:22 a.m. Dec. 10. Pearson fled through the parking lot toward Evergreen Park, reports said. The bell ringer said she’d be able to identify the man if she saw him again. Around 12:50 p.m., another caller reported a suspicious person to Evergreen Park police. The …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
An Evergreen Park bank was robbed by an armed man on Sept. 15. The FBI has released an image of the suspect.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Plucky elderly woman able to get last four numbers of alleged robber's license plate; Evergreen Park police apprehend man on dead end street, Oak Lawn cops say.
Oak Lawn and Evergreen Park police apprehended a North Side man after he snatched a 73-year-old woman’s purse, reports said. Subscribe to the Oak Lawn Patch newsletter and breaking news alerts. Kevin L. Walker, 44, of the 2600 block of North Sheffield Avenue in Chicago, was charged with felony theft on June 7. The elderly woman was walking home from the supermarket on the 10300 block of South Pulaski Road shortly after 1 p.m. Out of no where, police said, a man identified as Walker grabbed her large multi-colored bag from her hand. An employee returning to her job witnessed the alleged robbery and ran into her workplace to call 911. The employee told Oak Lawn police that a baldheaded man identified as Walker circled the parking lot in a …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Evergreen Park Police assisted Chicago Police in searching for a subject in Wrightwood neighborhood.
Evergreen Park Police helped Chicago Police nab a wounded gunman in a nearby Chicago neighborhood on Wednesday evening. At about 10 p.m., Chicago Police responded to a disturbance on the 3100 block of West 84th Place. While attempting to talk to the man, police said he pointed a gun at a police officer, Chicago Police News Affairs said in a press statement. The officer fired his weapon at the man, wounding him. The man fled on foot, and Evergreen Park Police assisted in the search. Although the man continued to run, police found him in a yard about a block away from the shooting in the Wrightwood neighborhood. The man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center for medical treatment. According to police said that no officers were injured. …