A pizza delivery employee was held up at gunpoint around 10 p.m., Jan. 13, while making a delivery in the 500 block of North Humphrey Avenue. The victim told police an unknown male, approximately 15 years old, emerged from behind a building and displayed a handgun, demanding everything the victim had.
An Oak Park and River Forest High School student had to spend the night in the police lockup Thursday night after she was arrested for cyber bullying a classmate by allegedly posting harassing messages on the other girl's Facebook page. The victim had filed a complaint with the Oak Park police for a similar incident earlier in the year.
"The posts were of a harassing and proviking nature," said Oak Park Commander LaDon Reynolds.
River Forest police arrested a 25-year-old Lombard man in the parking lot of Jewel, 7525 Lake St. Store security observed him allegedly hiding three bottles of vodka totaling $116 and leaving the store around 4 p.m., Dec. 31.
Police arrested a 41-year-old man in the 1100 block of Clinton, the evening of Dec. 27, after a neighbor dispute in an alley got physical. Police said the man accused a neighbor of spitting on his car, which escalated into a verbal altercation.
River Forest police finally nabbed an alleged Latin King gang member from Melrose Park who had been on the department's radar for almost a month after eluding police by using phony blue and red flashing cab lights in this 2001 BMW and a mechanical device that covered his back license plate.