WILL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
WEEK OF MARCH 5 THRU 12
3/6 Location: 25000 block of S. Dixie Hwy Crete
Summary: Person/s unknown stole two “No Detention Center” signs that were in front of a residence.
3/8 Location: 3400 block of E. Norway Crete
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked vehicle and stole four bags of clothing.
Location: 3400 block of E. Norway Crete
Summary: Person/s unknown entered two vehicles and stole a GPS unit from one of them.
Location: 1800 block of W. Indiana Avenue Beecher
Summary: Michael C. Gardner, age 31, of 22220 Willow Tree in Sauk Village was arrested for residential burglary and theft over $500 after the homeowner, upon returning home, observed him leaving the residence. Deputies made a traffic stop on Gardner and he was taken into custody.
Location: 24000 block of S. Cumberland Court Crete
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked vehicle and stole an IPod and a GPS unit.
3/10 Location: E. 34th and Union Steger
Summary: Amanda O’Neal, age 18, of 528 W. Auburn Lane in Crete was arrested for possession of cannabis under 30 grams and possession of drug equipment.
3/11 Location: 26000 block of S. Murray Drive Crete
Summary: George C. Wilson, age 29, of 2144 E. Bemes Road in Crete was cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle, driving while license suspended, and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after he left the roadway and struck a large tree. He was transported to St. Margaret Mercy Hospital in Dyer, IN for a head injury and broken leg.
Location: 28000 block of S. Stoney Island Avenue Beecher
Summary: An older model red mini-van with wood trim was seen leaving private property. The owner stated that two lawn mowers, three engine motors and 30 metal field disk blades were stolen.
3/12 Location: E. Richton Road and S. Rt. 394 Crete
Summary: Dennis L. Leeper, age 40, of 1217 W. Corning Road in Beecher was arrested for illegal transportation of alcohol and obstructing justice. He was held on two no bond warrants from Michigan and Indiana.
3/7 Location: 3195 E. Division Diamond Shell
Summary: An unknown male pumped $22 worth of gasoline into his vehicle and took off without paying.
Location: Rt. 113 and I55 Braidwood
Summary: James Greathouse, age 52, of 115 W. Waupansie in Dwight was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
3/9 Location: 27155 S. Kankakee Lincoln Generating Facility Manhattan
Summary: Between 3/1 and 3/9 person/s unknown broke into a garage and stole a porcelain, copper and aluminum insulator ($1690).
Location: 35000 block of S. Zilm Road Wilmington
Summary: A male white driver was seen in a later model black mid-size pickup truck with a large red Dodge Ram sticker in the back window and a red stripe on the bed door. He was observed loading scrap metal into the bed of his truck. The metal was stolen from private property.
3/7 Location: W. Division and S. Weber Road
Summary: Penny L. Petersen, age 40, of 712 Plainfield Road in Joliet was cited for no valid driver’s license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
3/9 Location: W. Bruce Road and S. Farrell
Summary: Tiffany A. Morales, age 22, of 1308 McCameron in Lockport was cited for driving while license suspended, improper lane usage, and following too closely.
3/10 Location: South Avenue and S. State
Summary: Miesha A. Peterson, age 26, of 1320 Cedarwood Drive in Crest Hill was cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and driving while license suspended. Peterson was held on an active Will County FTA warrant.
Location: Amherst Avenue and Rev. Walton Drive
Summary: Jeffrey A. Cheney, age 23, of 210 Dell Park Avenue in Lockport was arrested for possession of cannabis under 30 grams and obstructing a peace officer.
3/11 Location: 400 block of E. North Street
Summary: Person/s unknown broke into a home and stole several prescription medications, USC, and a .22 Ruger handgun.
3/6 Location: Book Road and Wagner Road Wheatland
Summary: Matthew T. Moran, age 18, of 2639 Snowbird Lane in Naperville was cited for failure to yield right of way after he struck a 68 year old woman who was walking across the street. Moran was making a left turn when the accident occurred. The woman was transported to Edward Hospital with a broken wrist, facial fractures and a concussion.
3/8 Location: 19000 block of W. John Kirkham Drive DuPage
Summary: Person/s unknown entered three unlocked vehicles and stole an IPod out of one of the vehicles.
3/6 Location: 14355 S. Bell Road Blueberry Hill Café
Summary: Deputies were called at 3:24pm and spoke with a witness who observed two unknown males, one black and one white, enter the property next door to the café and then leave in a newer model silver Dodge Ram with red racing stripes down the middle. The front door lock had been broken from the door. The owner of the café also owned the property next door and was unsure at time of report if anything was stolen.
3/10 Location: 14000 block of S. Birchdale Drive
Summary: Person/s unknown damaged the hood of a vehicle.
3/11 Location: 14631 W. 143rd
Summary: Mieczyslaw Mrowca, age 53, of this address, was charged with carrying a weapon without a FOID card after he was found to be shooting a .22 into the air at his residence.
3/12 Location: 16000 block of S. Cedar Rd.
Summary: Person/s unknown forced entry into a home and stole jewelry.
Location: 15704 S. Will Cook Road
Summary: Matthew W. Kellogg, age 34, of this address, was arrested for assault after a domestic dispute.
Location: 14000 block of S. Chestnut Lane Orland Park
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an attached garage and stole a snow blower and a pressure washer.
3/13 Location: 13000 block of W. 167th
Summary: Person/s unknown stole an ‘anti-deer culling’ sign that was attached to a mailbox.
NEW LENOX AND FRANKFORT
3/9 Location: W. Delaney Road and S. Scheer Rd. New Lenox
Summary: Person/s unknown forced entry into a barn and stole a box scraper and a sub-soiler.
3/12 Location: 8500 block of W. St. Francis Rd. Frankfort
Summary: Person/s unknown entered a garage and damaged a Kubota tractor by breaking out the lights, shattering the dash cover, and breaking the fuel filter causing the diesel fuel to leak out.
Location: 2700 block of N. Cedar Rd. New Lenox
Summary: Person/s unknown knocked down two mailboxes by breaking them off at the post at ground level.
3/5 Location: I55 and I80
Summary: Oscar Tellez Greman, age 25, of 2313 S. 50th Place in Chicago was cited for false insurance card, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, driving on a revoked license, and no seat belts.
3/6 Location: 4th and Gardner
Summary: Demetrius Antowan Smith, age 25, of 409 Pico in Joliet was arrested for possession of cannabis under 30 grams and driving while license revoked.
3/7 Location: 523 Krakar Avenue
Summary: Gregory P. Readdy, age 32, of this address was arrested for domestic battery and aggravated battery.
Location: Hillsdale Road and E. Washington
Summary: Rodney E. Little, age 20, of 125 Davison in Joliet was arrested for illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor, speeding, and zero tolerance.
Location: -100 Independence Avenue
Summary: Person/s unknown entered a residence and stole a laptop and USC.
Location: Manhattan Rd. and S. Rowell
Summary: Asuncion Aguirre, age 29, of 412 Ohio in Joliet was cited for failure to yield at intersection.
Location: -100 Cherry Hill Rd.
Summary: Person/s unknown entered a residence and stole USC.
Location: 100 block of Jessie
Summary: Heather N. Randolph, age 25, of 611 E. Cass in Joliet was arrested for battery.
3/8 Location: 2400 block of Satellite Drive
Summary: Person/s unknown made entry into an unlocked detached garage and stole a satellite radio, MP3 player and jewelry from one vehicle that was inside the garage and an MP3 player and a garage door opener from a second vehicle.
Location: S. Park Avenue and E. Washington
Summary: Eric C. Peterson, age 23, of 1 NE Circle Drive in Joliet was arrested for possession of cannabis under 30 grams, driving while license revoked, and no seat belts.
Location: 527 Algonquin
Summary: Gary E. Wojtasik, age 24, of this address and Tiffany K. Finefield, age 27, of this address, were arrested after the Will County Sheriff’s Office Gang Suppression Unit and other assisting agencies executed a search warrant at the address. Wojtasik was leaving the residence when deputies made a traffic stop and he was brought back to the house. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance, obstructing a peace officer, driving while license suspended, possession of a weapon by a felon, disregarding a stop sign, and failure to signal. Finefield was charged with possession of a controlled substance and obstructing justice.
Location: 1100 block of Sheila Drive
Summary: Person/s unknown opened the hood of a vehicle and attempted to steal the battery.
3/9 Location: 2500 block of Lockner Blvd. (2 residences)
Summary: Person/s unknown punctured the tires of three vehicles in one driveway and a tire of a vehicle in another driveway.
Location: 2791 W. Mound Road Ina Cartage
Summary: Employee stated person/s unknown entered the locked yard and stole a differential auto part, a battery, and 15’ to 20’ of metal I-beam.
Location: W. Jefferson and S. Midland
Summary: Ruben Hernandez, age 43, of 841 N. Hickory in Joliet was cited for defective windshield, driving while license revoked, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
Location: Essington and W. Jefferson
Summary: Gabriela Aguinaga, age 19, of 2909 Frank Turk Drive in Plainfield was cited for no turn signal lights, driving while license suspended, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
3/10 Location: 4th and S. Briggs
Summary: Paris L. Guthrie, age 22, of 402 Elmwood Avenue in Joliet was charged with driving on a suspended license, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, failure to signal, no seat belt, and obstructing a peace officer. Guthrie was held on an active warrant.
3/11 Location: Berry and Gaylord Road
Summary: Kyle A. Sears, age 22, of 2008 Black Road in Joliet was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, driving while license suspended, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
Location: -100 block of Clairmont
Summary: Person/s unknown entered a vehicle and stole a CD player.
Location: 2100 block of Hanover Avenue
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked vehicle and attempted to steal the car stereo.
3/12 Location: S. Briggs and E. Washington
Summary: David Delatorre, age 21, of 5518 S. Keeler in Chicago was cited for speeding, no valid driver’s license and no valid registration.