An alleged peeping tom with a background of similar offenses has been tracked down and arrested by River Forest police. Steven Myslicki, 48, of the 8000 block of Lake, was arrested and charged with felony disorderly conduct, stemming from an incident that occurred on July 17.
All he wants is a quiet place to lay his head. A bed of his own in a modest home in a comfortable neighborhood, surrounded by friendly neighbors. In Oak Park. It's not so much to ask, especially for a man who has spent the last quarter-century paying someone else's debt to society.
In his own words, Dennis Leaks will explain that he's not reinventing the wheel. Everything he does in his current position as Community Policing Liaison for the Oak Park Police Department has been done for years. It's just that it used to be in the hands of a police officer. Beginning in April, the police department decided to take a different direction when they hired Leaks, a civilian, to fill the newly created liaison position.
River Forest police responded to reports of suspicious persons in the area of 800 Monroe on July 18 shortly after 2 a.m. Residents reported seeing several subjects enter a car that did not belong to them.
The Park District of Oak Park's board agreed at its meeting last Thursday to revisit the master plan to revamp Stevenson Park, after several residents spoke out in favor of larger playing fields and the inclusion of a baseball diamond in the new park.
Missing Oak Park parent Jassen Strokosch, who had not been seen since early Wednesday morning has been found alive, and is at a local hospital, according to reports on the Facebook page his family and friends set up to help the search effort. Nancy Guarino, who headed up the search effort for the 39-year-old Oak Parker, has also confirmed that he has been found.
A Facebook group had been created to help connect friends, family and volunteers involved in the search for missing Oak Park resident Jassen Strokosch. The group is called Find Jassen Strokosch, and volunteers have continued to post information about search areas and flier distribution sites.
After years of searching for a solution to overcrowding at its headquarters on Madison, the days of the Park District of Oak Park's gymnastics program sharing a tight space with the park district's buildings and grounds department are coming to an end.