Suspect exposes himself to female victim in Oak Park

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By Megan Dooley

Staff Reporter

An unknown offender approached a victim from behind while she was walking through a parking lot on the 1100 block of Lake Street at 11:30 a.m., June 23. The offender made derogatory comments and exposed himself to the victim. The victim walked across the street and called police about the public indecency.

The offender is described as a black male in his 20s, 5-feet-5, wearing a cream or white colored T-shirt, blue jeans, and a blue baseball hat.

Theft

An unknown offender entered a yard on the 200 block of S. Taylor, June 17-20 and removed two Mongoose bicycles and a Huffy bicycle. Estimated loss is $461.

Someone entered a location on the 500 block of N. Humphrey on June 19 and removed a bicycle. Estimated loss is $300.

An unknown offender removed a Columbian women's bicycle from a bike rack at a location on the first block of South Blvd. on June 21. Estimated loss is $50.

Someone removed a Wellington men's bicycle from a bike rack on the first block of N. Oak Park on June 22. Estimated loss is $429.

An unknown offender removed an unattended bag containing a HTS/HD2 cellphone, Sperry shoes, and cash from a location on the 500 block of Lake on June 22. Estimated loss is $365.

Someone entered a location on the 200 block of N. Scoville, June 22, and removed a Schwinn/Frontier boy's bicycle. Estimated loss is $360.

An unknown offender removed 10 used car batteries from the rear of a building located on the 1100 block of Garfield on June 22. Estimated loss is $180.

Someone removed a girl's Schwinn mountain bike from a bike rack at a location on the 200 block of N. Scoville on June 23. Estimated loss is $100.

An unknown offender removed a Regency Pacific bicycle from the basement common area at a location on the 1300 block of N. Austin, June 23-24. Estimated loss is $65.

An unknown offender removed both side mirrors of a white 2002 Ford Focus while it was parked in a parking lot on the 400 block of Lake, June 24, and scratched the driver's side door. Estimated loss and damage is $200.

Someone entered the rear yard of a location on the 400 block of N. Taylor, June 20-25, and removed a black lawnmower from underneath the porch. Estimated loss is $250.

Driving under the influence

John W. Walton, 55, was arrested for aggravated driving under the influence after he was stopped for traffic violations and further investigation revealed him to be intoxicated and driving on a revoked license.

Burglary to motor vehicle

An unknown offender entered a Com Ed truck parked on the 7100 block of Roosevelt on June 24 and removed an Apple iPhone, a Nikon digital camera, a North Face backpack, a leather bag, and a canvas bag containing miscellaneous tools. Estimated loss is $1,175.

Someone used a tool to punch through the driver's door lock of a white 1999 Chevrolet 3500 van parked on the 1200 block of Rossell on June 24 and removed a black canvas bag containing various hand tools and six brass fittings. Estimated loss is $200.

An unknown offender removed a black bag from a vehicle parked on the 7800 block of Greenfield St., June 21-22. The bag contained a Michael Kors purse valued at $300, which contained $600 in cash, five credit cards, a driver's license, a makeup bag, and miscellaneous letters.

Burglary to motor vehicle arrest

Charles Shannon, 19, of the 5600 block of W. Congress Pkwy. in Chicago, was arrested for burglary at a location on the 300 block of S. Austin, June 21.

Burglary

An unknown offender entered a garage on the 200 block of Linden between June 20 and June 21 and removed a generator, a mini-refrigerator, a tool box containing miscellaneous tools, and two gas cans. Estimated loss is $910.

Someone removed a Lightspeed bicycle with carbon fiber wheels from a location on the 1300 block of Jackson, June 17-18. Estimated loss is $4,500.

Residential burglary

An unknown offender entered an apartment on the 1000 block of North Blvd., June 22-23, ransacked the residence and removed miscellaneous jewelry, miscellaneous books, a pair of binoculars, and a Kryptonite bike lock. Estimated loss is $1,090.

An unknown offender entered an apartment on the 400 block of S. Taylor, June 18-19, by forcing open the rear door and removing a Sony DVD player. Estimated loss and damage is $150.

Someone entered an apartment on the 700 block of N. Austin on June 23 and removed a Sony flat-screen television and a package of Puma socks and a pack of Hanes T-shirts. Estimated loss is $1,774.

Attempted burglary/burglary

Martin Daniels, 47, of the 5800 block of W. Ohio in Chicago, was arrested at a location on the 600 block of S. Humphrey, June 22, and charged with attempted burglary and burglary for incidents that occurred on the 700 block of S. Taylor.

Theft from person

An unknown offender grabbed a U.S. Cellular cellphone from a victim's hand while the victim and offender were riding the CTA Blue Line on June 25. The offender then fled up the Austin exit ramp and was last seen headed southbound on Austin. Estimated loss is $230.

Retail theft

An unknown offender grabbed 12 boxes of Newport 100 cigarettes and 15 boxes of Newport King cigarettes from the store counter of a store located on the 200 block of Chicago, June 25, and exited without paying. The offender was last seen running north on Harvey. Estimated loss is $205.

Criminal damage to vehicle

An unknown offender threw an object at a vehicle traveling westbound on Madison at Keystone on June 25, causing a rear window to shatter. The suspect was seen fleeing northbound on Keystone, and a golf ball was found at the scene.

These items were obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, June 21-27. Not all incidents that occurred are listed. Anyone named in reports has only been charged with a crime and cases have not yet been adjudicated.

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