WILL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
WEEK OF MAY 21 THRU 28
5/21 Location: 16000 block of s. Deer Path Drive
Summary: Person/s unknown slashed nine various tires on four vehicles.
5/22 Location: 13000 block of W. Ironwood Circle
Summary: Person/s unknown broke the tail light of a vehicle while it was parked in a driveway.
5/23 Location: 12622 W. 159th St. Cool River Bar
Summary: Victim stated that while at the bar she lost her set of car keys. She got a ride home at 11:30pm and upon returning discovered that her vehicle was gone. The vehicle was later discovered in the parking lot of Bonfire restaurant, down the street. Offender/s had stole $30 and a digital camera.
5/25 Location: W. 143rd and W. Little Creek Drive
Summary: Roberto O. Rivera Jr., age 20 of 13245 W. Woodland Drive in Homer Glen was arrested for speeding, possession of cannabis under 10 grams, and possession of drug equipment.
5/26 Location: 14162 S. Bell Road Tobacco Express
Summary: Person/s unknown broke into the business and stole about 69 cartons of Newport cigarettes, and 7 cartons of Maverick cigarettes. A complete inventory would be taken to determine exactly what was missing from the store. Video surveillance was being reviewed.
5/27 Location: 14903 S. Founders Crossing Mullet’s Sports Bar
Summary: Sam Westferro, age 24, of 13069 Bluegrass Drive in Lemont was cited for disorderly conduct.
FRANKFORT AND NEW LENOX
5/23 Location: 13204 W. Maple Rd. Groundskeeper Landscaping Mokena
Summary: Person/s unknown broke into a storage shed and stole chainsaws, tools, and rope.
Location: 8300 block of W. Brickstone Drive Frankfort
Summary: Frankfort Fire Department was on the scene extinguishing a fire at a residence that was fully engulfed. Homeowner stated that about 11:23pm he heard a loud glass breaking sound and when he looked outside in his backyard he noticed that his deck was on fire. He immediately got his family out safely. A next door neighbor also observed the flames and once realizing that his neighbor and family were out safely, returned home and removed his family because of the fire spreading to his home. Both fires were extinguished with no injuries. The state fire marshal was notified and is investigating.
5/24 Location: 7400 block of James Frankfort
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an attached garage and stole a bag of baseball equipment.
5/25 Location: 21457 S. Spencer Rd. AT&T Cell Tower New Lenox
Summary: Employee stated person/s unknown removed two copper buss bars from the cell tower building.
5/26 Location: S. Harlem and W. North Frankfort
Summary: Jose Rogel, age 36, of 2439 Fillmore Avenue in Chicago was cited for no valid driver’s license and speeding.
Location: 8300 block of W. Hill Avenue Frankfort
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked vehicle and stole $13,000 worth of power tools.
5/28 Location: 20000 block of S. 78th Avenue Frankfort
Summary: Frankfort Fire Department extinguished a fully engulfed fire at an abandoned farm house. State Fire Marshal arrived on scene to handle the investigation.
Location: 17000 block of S. Haas Rd. Mokena
Summary: Lance Hosman, age 19, of 220 Elm in Frankfort was cited for too fast for conditions and using an electronic device to read an electronic message (texting). Hosman lost control of his vehicle, entered a ditch, flipped the vehicle and struck a utility pole. He was taken to Silver Cross Hospital with non life threatening injuries.
5/21 Location: S. Chicago and Redbud Drive
Summary: Aleshia Brooks, age 28, of 826 Rosalind in Joliet was cited for improper lane usage, no seat belts, and driving while license revoked.
5/23 Location: 100 block of Minton
Summary: Person/s unknown forced entry into a detached garage. Nothing appeared to be missing however an NY baseball hat, along with two key rings were found and did not belong to the homeowner. Deputies were in a foot pursuit earlier in the evening with an individual in this area. Under investigation.
5/24 Location: 607 Algonquin Mac’s Tap
Summary: Victim stated that she went to her vehicle at about midnight and observed the front and rear passenger side windows had been shattered.
5/25 Location: S. Joliet and Patterson Rd.
Summary: Arturo Mendoza-Perez, age 27, of 1425 Dickens in Joliet was arrested for DUI, speeding, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and driving while license suspended.
Location: New Lenox Rd. and Oakview
Summary: Matthew Riley, age 34, of 701 Oakview in Joliet was cited for operating a non-highway vehicle on the roadway after he crashed his motorcycle. Riley was taken to Provena Medical Center with body road rash and a broken leg.
5/26 Location: S. Briggs and E. Washington
Summary: Ismael Vital, age 29, of 930 N. Prairie Avenue in Joliet was arrested for DUI, no valid driver’s license, disobeying a traffic control device, and improper turn at intersection. Willy Guerra, age 26, of 905 N. Royce Avenue in Joliet was cited for illegal transportation of alcohol.
Location: 1000 block of E. Clinton
Summary: Between 5/19 and 5/26, person/s unknown entered a house under construction and stole copper water pipes, 10 vent covers, sheet metal ducts, and copper electrical wires.
Location: S. Briggs and E. Washington
Summary: Willie Edward Trotter, age 51, of 12130 S. Lowe in Chicago was cited for illegal transportation of alcohol, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, driving while license suspended/revoked, and speeding. Trotter was held on an active in-state warrant.
5/27 Location: Briggs and Rosalind
Summary: Deputies responded to a disturbance call at a rodeo. Upon arrival approximately 30 subjects were arguing. Event security was on scene attempting to separate the group. A male Hispanic victim stated that he was punched in the face and then a fight broke out. Lockport EMS arrived but all involved refused medical treatment.
5/28 Location: S. Briggs and E. Washington
Summary: Mario Martinez, age 27, of 113 S. Midland Avenue in Joliet was cited for illegal transportation of alcohol, speeding, and driving while license suspended. Irving Martinez, age 22, of 113 S. Midland in Joliet was also cited for illegal transportation of alcohol.
Location: S. Briggs and E. Washington
Summary: Anselmo Morales-Pena, age 52, of 812 E. 1st Avenue in Joliet was cited for driving while license revoked, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and leaving the scene of an accident and was held on a FTA warrant out of DuPage County.
5/21 Location: 11746 S. Naperville Plainfield Rd. Boughton Materials
Summary: Person/s unknown forced entry into a machine shop and approximately 350’ of copper welding wire. Offender/s also took 2 antique Radio Flyer toy wagons. The wagons were used to move heavy wires around the shop.
5/24 Location: 15000 block of S. Michael Drive Plainfield
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked vehicle and stole a GPS unit, a stereo face plate, and two packs of cigarettes.
Location: 15000 block of S. Michael Drive Plainfield
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked vehicle and stole a ‘hands free’ device.
Location: 21000 block of W. Helen Drive Plainfield
Summary: Person/s unknown entered a vehicle and stole a GPS unit and a flashlight was found.
Location: Caton Farm and Rt. 59 Plainfield
Summary: Nubia Rodriguez, age 32, of 1720 Sierra Trail in Romeoville was cited for no valid driver’s license.
Location: 15000 block of S. Thomas Court Plainfield
Summary: Person/s unknown entered two unlocked vehicles and stole a “Tootsie Roll” bank containing about $10 from one vehicle. Offender/s also stole a 26” mountain bike from the driveway.
Location: 15000 block of S. Francis Drive Plainfield
Summary: Homeowner stated that he discovered a 26” mountain bike in the roadway. Deputies identified the bike as stolen from S. Thomas Court. The homeowner positively identified the flashlight found on W. Helen Drive as his and stated that it had been stolen from his unlocked motor home.
5/27 Location: W. 119th and S. Wolf Drive Plainfield
Summary: Lamont Williams, age 27, of 606 Preston Drive in Bolingbrook was cited for no valid driver’s license and failure to dim headlights.
5/28 Location: Grand and N. Weber Rd. Plainfield
Summary: Virginia Angulo, age 43, of 238 Williamsburg Court in Romeoville was cited for no valid driver’s license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
Location: S. Kay Drive and W. Mary Lane Plainfield
Summary: John A. Young, age 18, of 2013 Torwood Circle in Plainfield was arrested for possession of drug equipment. Anthony G. Scalzitti, age 18, of 2202 Red Hawk Drive in Plainfield was arrested for possession of drug equipment. Jeremiah Kancauski, age 18, of 2009 Gray Hawk Court in Plainfield was arrested for possession of drug equipment and possession of cannabis under 30 grams and Santino Colunga, age 18, of 2208 Park Ridge Drive in Plainfield was arrested for resisting a police officer.
5/21 Location: 25000 block of S. Nacke Road Crete
Summary: Person/s unknown stole two air conditioning units from a residence.
5/22 Location: S. Dixie Highway and W. Elms Court Lane Crete
Summary: Michael Brooke, age 18, of 209 Susan Lane in Steger was arrested for driving while license suspended, disobeying a stop sign and possession of drug equipment.
Location: 900 block of E. Richton Rd. Crete
Summary: An elderly couple reported to deputies that at about 2:30pm, while the wife was in the front yard, a white newer model Ford pick-up truck occupied by 2 male whites pulled into the driveway. One of the subjects, about 55 yrs. old, stated that he bought the property across the street and introduced himself as Ed Albert. The subject then asked to see her back yard and the wife accompanied him there. After about 10 minutes the subject stated that he needed to leave. The subjects then left in the pick-up truck. The husband stated to deputies that while his wife went to the backyard he was sitting in the living room when the driver of the pick-up truck walked through the front door. The subject looked shocked, stated that they worked for the church down the street with landscaping, and returned to the truck. Victims believe the subject’s were there to commit a burglary.
5/23 Location: 25000 block of S. Sangamon Crete
Summary: Person/s unknown broke windows out of two vehicles and knocked down a mailbox.
Location: 2800 block of E. Spruce Drive Crete
Summary: Person/s unknown entered a pole barn and stole a generator and an ATV vehicle.
Location: 753 W. Old Monee Rd. Bruns Septic Crete
Summary: Between 4/22/12 and 5/22/12, person/s unknown came onto the business property and removed a frost tooth bucket, water main fittings, a man way cover, and a generator.
Location: 25000 block of S. Nacke Rd. Crete
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked detached garage and removed a riding mower and a metal lawn cart that was attached to the mower.
Location: 24648 S. Walnut Crete
Summary: James Bailey, of this address, was arrested for assault after a domestic situation.
5/26 Location: S. Kings Rd. and W. Steger Rd. Steger
Summary: Nikki Thigpen, age 28, of 16522 Union in Harvey was arrested for possession of cannabis under 30 grams, driving while license revoked, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
Location: 3400 block of W. Oak Hill Drive Crete
Summary: Person/s unknown broke into a residence. It was unclear at time of report whether anything was stolen.
5/27 Location: 2600 block of W. Eagle Lake Road Beecher
Summary: A homeowner stated that at about 12:30am, she heard an unknown subject inside her residence. When she woke up she observed a male subject shining a flashlight in her eyes. The subject then stated not to worry, that he was a police officer and everything was okay. The homeowner stated that she believed a second subject was also in the house. The homeowner called police who arrived and searched the home. No one was found inside and the homeowner believed nothing was missing.
5/21 Location: 3195 E. Division Diamond Shell
Summary: Person/s unknown pumped $55 worth of gas into their vehicle and left without paying.
5/22 Location: S. Cedar Rd. and W. Delaney Rd. Manhattan
Summary: Patrocinlo Ruiz, age 35, of 503 Garnsey in Joliet was cited for no valid driver’s license and speeding.
5/24 Location: 3002 E. Division Chrome Rack Bar Reed
Summary: Lawrence Haisler, Jr., age 54, of 2354 Cherry Tree Lane in Diamond was arrested for DUI and improper lane usage.
5/26 Location: 23000 block of S. Malibu Drive Manhattan
Summary: Person/s unknown cut the liner of a pool several times with an unknown object.
Location: 20785 W. Rt. 102 Wilmington United Methodist Church
Summary: Person/s unknown stole an external air conditioner unit that was connected to the church.
Location: 3195 E. Division Diamond Shell
Summary: Person/s unknown pumped $21 worth of gas into their vehicle and left without paying.
5/27 Location: 700 block of E. Elmo Ct. Godley
Summary: Person/s unknown entered four unlocked vehicles and stole prescription medication from one of them.
Location: 400 block of E. Mary Lane Godley
Summary: Person/s unknown stole two bikes and a scooter from the driveway of a residence.
Location: 700 block of E. Elmo Ct. Godley
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked vehicle. Nothing was taken.
Location: 3195 E. Division Diamond Shell
Summary: Person/s unknown pumped $52.16 worth of gas into their vehicle and left without paying.
5/28 Location: 3195 E. Division Diamond Shell
Summary: Person/s unknown pumped $60 worth of gas into their vehicle and left without paying.
5/22 Location: 400 block of Dellwood Avenue
Summary: Jeremy Autman, age 18, of 319 Nobes Avenue in Lockport was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest, possession of a firearm, and no valid FOID card.
5/23 Location: S. Briggs and Bruce Rd.
Summary: Michelle Perconti, age 40, of 708 Main Street in Lemont was cited for failure to stop at stop sign after she was struck by another vehicle that had the right of way.
5/27 Location: 100 block of Rev Walton Drive
Summary: Victim stated that at about 11:45am he was awaken by his dog barking. When the victim opened the bedroom door an unknown subject was also opening the door at the same time. The subject then ran out of the house. A second unknown subject also fled. The victim chased the two but lost them. The victim’s TV that had been mounted on the living room wall was sitting on the coffee table.