Saturday, March 31, 2012
Police said a 17-year-old shot himself late Friday night and was pronounced dead shortly after.
Updated April 1, 12:33 a.m. Updated March 31, 3:30 p.m. Updated March 31, 12:30 p.m. A 17-year-old boy from Beverly died late March 30 after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the mouth, according to preliminary autopsy results from the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. According to Evergreen Park Police, the teen was in a garage in Evergreen Park. The Medical Examiner's Office has determined the shooting a suicide. Police said they responded to a call for a shot subject in the 2600 block of West 99th Street at 11:26 p.m. and found a teenage boy shot, lying on the garage floor. Paramedics from the Evergreen Park Fire Department who arrived on the scene contacted Ingalls Hospital before pronouncing the teen dead at 11:45 p.m…
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Evergreen Park Police said a man pushed another man, then later attempted to take a cop’s gun.
An Oak Lawn resident punched a man in the mouth, causing him to bleed, then led police on a foot chase through the man’s yard, reports said. According to Evergreen Park Police, Hassan A. Kurdi, 22 was charged with battery on March 11. Police said they responded to a call claiming that someone was hit by a bottle in the 101 block of Utica Avenue at 4:14 p.m. When officers arrived, they saw Kurdi running out of the yard of an Evergreen Park home, reports said. As police were stopping Kurdi, he attempted to take a gun from an officer three times, according to reports. “The police officer struck Kurdi and he released his grip,” police said aid, then police handcuffed Kurdi and took him to the police station. Police report information is …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Evergreen Park police arrested a man who they said was selling drugs out of the Midway Inn and Suites parking lot.
Friday, December 30, 2011
According to reports, a man helped Evergreen Park police catch someone who had apparently vandalized a truck.
When a man saw someone sprint from the scene of a crime, he followed him and called the cops. Evergreen Park police said Mario B. Luna, 48, of Oak Lawn, was seen by a witness in the 9600 block of Harding Avenue running from a parked truck which had just had the front driver’s tires slashed and the windows of the truck busted around 6:47 p.m. Nov. 21. According to reports, the witness, who was not the victim, followed Luna as he drove a Honda to the 9600 block of Keeler Avenue in Oak Lawn. When police arrested Luna, the witness picked him out of a photo line-up, police said. Police charged Luna with felony criminal damage to property. According to reports, Luna damaged a 1997 Ford truck in excess of $300. Police report information is …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Evergreen Park Police said a man who led them on a foot chase vanished, then turned himself in the next day.
A minor traffic offense led Evergreen Park police on a foot chase on Oct 22. Their prey got away, but later he had second thoughts. When on-duty officer saw a car make right turn onto 87th Street near California Avenue without signaling at 11 a.m., he stopped it in the 2400 block, police said. According to reports, the driver, James Smith, 26, of Chicago, had no valid proof of insurance, but the officer learned that he was on parole and had a suspended license. Upon placing him under arrest, police said he refused to place his hands behind his back, then he ran eastbound toward Western Avenue into the Beverly Country Club. Police said they set up a perimeter in the area, with help from the Oak Lawn Police Department, including their K-9 …
Saturday, October 29, 2011
A homeowner’s dog alerts him that men were stealing from him on a Sunday morning.
An Evergreen Park resident has his dog to thank for the cops nabbing three men who attempted to steal from him on a Sunday morning. Evergreen Park Police said on Oct. 9 at 5:45 a.m., a man’s dog barked, alerting him that there was something moving outside of his home in the 8700 block of South Sacramento Avenue. When the man looked out of his window, he saw two of the three men and yelled at them, police said. According to reports, the resident saw them get into a silver minivan, and he wrote down the vehicle’s license plate number. Chicago police picked up three men at about 12:25 p.m. They took Nader Jadrwi, 38, of Oak Lawn, Mohammad Ghandor, 32, of Chicago, and Antonio Hamilton, 45, of Chicago, to the Evergreen Park Police department, …