A female juvenile landed in the hospital and another juvenile was cited for possession of alcohol after an underage drinking party got out of hand earlier this month. Oak Park police officers responded to a call at a residence on the 200 block of S. Lombard Ave. on March 5 to find a young woman who seemed to be unconscious, presumably from alcohol consumption.
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.