Excerpts from the Tinley Park Police Neighborhood Watch Newsletter, May 1998

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The Pines

6300 block Pine Ridge

5-5

1:50 PM

Report of theft of fireplace from house under construction, case under investigation.

181st St. & 66th Ave.

5-5

5:26 PM

Report of male white subject in brown car that just shot a paint ball at resident’s vehicle. Officer will attempt to make contact with offender who was identified later this evening.

6300 block of 181st St.

5-5

7:01 PM

Police dispatch received 911 call from 8 year old boy stating is a stranger at door, babysitter in bathroom. Mom came home while child on phone, no problem, was a neighbor.

18000 block 66th Ave.

5-13

12:55 PM

Resident stated she believes a known subject may be stalking her, drives a red Trans Am.

17900 block 66th Ct.

5-28

7:48 PM

Sometime between 7 pm on 5/20 and 7 pm this date persons unknown took lawn decoration from yard.

Oak Village

6600 block Pine Point

5-21

10:28 PM

Resident reported 2 large Flamingo plant holders were taken.

Barrett

17500 block 70th Ct.

5-21

6:57 AM

Resident reported theft of glider from front porch.

6800 block 177th St.

5-21

9:40 AM

Sometime between 8 pm on 5/20 and 9:30 am this date persons unknown took sundial from resident’s front yard.

Edgewater

16700 block Lakewood

5-1

5:24 PM

Report of female in burgundy Chevy Camaro racing up and down street, squealing tires, pulled into parking lot, subject located, settled by officer.

Lake Bluff and Lakeside

5-17

3:59 PM

Subjects who do not live there on private property are fishing, are with people who live there.

Lakewood and Lakeside Pl.

5-30

11:51 AM

Complaint of male subjects fishing and drinking by lake, unfounded.

Parkside

17100 block Forestview

5-19

8:53 PM

Resident advised male white subject took his Schwinn Predator and rode into wooded area; bike found near Devil’s Hill, returned to owner.

Memorial Park

5-20

8:25 PM

Complaint of number of juveniles trying to tip over outhouse, park security notified.

Brementowne Villas

Sussex & Oxford

5-8

7:33 AM

Report of large garage sale in area, vehicles parked on wrong side of street, no illegal parkers on officer arrival.

6800 block Windsor

5-8

8:20 PM

Report of campfire in front yard. settled by officer.

Oxford & Sussex

5-23

6:14 PM

Report of solicitors at resident’s house, sprayed vehicle with cleaning substance, resident does not want, solicitors have no permit; located and advised to cease until obtain permit.

16300 block Oxford

5-31

1:12 PM

Report of 2 male subjects beating up each other and each other’s cars, settled by officer.

Sundale

175th St. & Odell

5-3

2:04 PM

Complaint of juveniles throwing rocks at geese near pond, GOA [gone on arrival].

17300 block Oriole

5-11

7:30 AM

Suspicious male white subject headed toward school, located and shagged from area.

17100 block Oleander

5-14

8:27 PM

3 male subjects roller blading on street, GOA.

Bristol Park

7700 block Bristol Park

5-10

1:24 AM

Complaint of loud music from car radio in garage, located and advised.

7800 block Marquette

5-13

7:10 PM

Sometime between 6:30 am and 5 pm persons unknown took rollaway grass container.

Bristol Parkway

5-13

8:31 PM

Reports of juveniles throwing things on railroad tracks, GOA.

7800 block Joliet Dr.

5-23

10:37 PM

Reports of subject ringing doorbell for past 5 minutes, GOA.

7700 block Marquette

5-25

5:50 PM

Report of kids near construction site destroying portable toilet, unable to locate.

Fairmont Village

171st Pl. & Pembroke

5-9

1:36 PM

Report of group of subjects out at retention pond near McCarthy Park attempting to relocate some fish, park district security notified.

7700 block 170th Pl.

5-17

10:17 AM

Report that persons unknown took pirate’s flag from child’s playhouse.

7600 block 170th St.

5-20

4:08 PM

Report that resident was pushed over while on his motor scooter.

Tinley Heights

7300 block Dorothy Ln.

5-16

2:14 AM

Complaint of teens in garage playing loud music, advised.

17000 block Ozark

5-26

10:15 AM

2 carloads of teens parked in middle of street. GOA.

7300 block Dorothy

5-28

11:54 AM

Resident reported that handgun was stolen from residence, possibly taken by a family member, case under investigation.

7400 block Dorothy

5-29

9:49 PM

Complaint of kids throwing golf balls at residence.

Brementowne Single Family Homes

St. Julie Church

5-1

7:26 PM

Complaint of juveniles new Activity Center, juveniles dispersed.

Veterans’ Park

5-5

5:44 PM

Report of 2 male juveniles sitting at picnic table, appear to be carving something in to benches; park security notified, no apparent damage.

165th & 76th Ave.

5-7

4:20 PM

Report of kids walking with raft, GOA.

16400 block Olcott

5-9

4:24 PM

Male subject walking and trying to sell resident things and looking in his garage; per officer, was solicitor without permit, advised to leave area.

163rd St. & Ozark

5-9

9:16 PM

Report of 2 young teens wrestling on ground, possibly fighting; no problem, were just playing around.

St. Julie Church

5-11

6:51 PM

Employee would like a few skateboarders shagged.

St. Julie Church

5-14

6:53 PM

Complaint of kids on skateboards, shagged.

7500 block 163rd Pl.

5-15

7:12 PM

Resident reported 4 male and I female subject came to house threatening to kill son, located, settled by officer.

16500 block 76th Ave.

5-16

12:27 AM

Resident reported unknown subject left dirty socks in his mailbox.

166th Pl. & Bristol Ln.

5-24

7:03 PM

Complaint of kids in street playing croquet, hitting balls toward cars, located and advised.

Brementowne Condominiums

7900 block 163rd Ct.

5-23

3:58 PM

Report of a race car doing “burnouts” in parking lot, owner located and warned.

Timbers Edge

8800 block 172nd St.

5-5

2:51 PM

Complaint of 4-5 juveniles in resident’s yard throwing her landscape rocks at her cat, youths located, returned to clean up property an apologized to homeowner.

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