An unknown offender approached the victim in the parking lot of TFC Bank at 800 N. Harlem Ave. at just after 11:30 a.m. March 24 and asked for a cigarette. He then snatched a bank deposit bag from the victim's hand as she searched through her pockets.
Two juveniles were arrested on March 15 and charged with criminal damage to property for graffiti incidents in River Forest and Forest Park. Both admitted to being part of a larger social circle of graffiti artists that targets public property in the two villages, Oak Park, and surrounding areas.
Ronnie Williams, 51, of the 600 block of Wolf Road in Hillside, was located by police at his condominium and arrested on March 21 for a hit-and-run that occurred at 5:19 p.m. on March 18 at Central and Lathrop in River Forest.
A 51-year-old Forest Park man was arrested on March 11 for possession of a firearm without a Firearm Owner's Identification (FOID) card and for possession of firearm ammunition without an FOID card, both misdemeanors, after a search of his home turned up a .357 Magnum revolver and nine rounds of hollow point ammunition.
Ricardo Torres, 21, of the 4800 block of W. Armitage in Chicago, and Alejandro Godinez, 24, of the 2300 block of N. Lorel in Chicago, were arrested separately last week for involvement in two car burglaries that occurred on the 7200 block of Central, Feb. 20.