A Tinley Park resident was shot at three times, but not injured, between 11:30 p.m., Feb. 19 and 12:39 a.m., Feb. 20. The victim reported to police that they were traveling behind a sedan carrying four people that was being driven recklessly on Interstate 290. 

Both the victim and the offenders exited the highway at Austin Boulevard, where the victim told police someone in the offenders’ vehicle discharged an unknown firearm in their direction in the 600 block. Police are investigating the incident but provided no description of the offenders or their vehicle.

Burglary

  • Someone broke into a vehicle and removed a tennis bag, containing miscellaneous items, from inside between 5 p.m., Feb. 11 and 7:30 a.m., Feb. 12 in the 600 block of North Grove Avenue. The estimated loss is $175.
  • Someone broke the front door to Taco Bros. restaurant, 2 Chicago Ave., and once inside, ransacked the front counter and removed a black iPad and a black cash drawer with cash between midnight and 7:08 a.m., Feb. 17. The estimated loss is $2,800.
  • Someone broke a glass windowpane to get into a building, then removed a snow blower from inside, at 8:03 p.m., Feb. 17 in the 100 block of Washington Boulevard.
  • Someone broke into a house by climbing through a rear window and took from inside a wallet and car keys, then entered the victim’s garage and stole a silver 2009 Toyota Camry between 11:30 p.m., Feb. 19 and 9:39 a.m., Feb. 21 in the 600 block of South Harvey Avenue. The estimated loss is $8,060.

Theft

  • Someone removed four packages from the lobby of a building in the 100 block of North Kenilworth Avenue around 3 p.m., Feb. 6. The estimated loss is $155.
  • Someone removed four tires from a vehicle in the 300 block of North Lombard Avenue between 7:30 p.m., Feb. 15 and 9:07 a.m., Feb. 17. The estimated loss was unknown at the time of reporting.
  • A package was removed from the front porch of a residence in the 900 block of North Marion Street at 9:30 a.m., Feb. 15. The estimated loss is $41.40.

These items, obtained from the Oak Park Police Department, came from reports Feb. 15-22 and represent a portion of the incidents to which police responded. Anyone named in these reports has only been charged with a crime and cases have not yet been adjudicated. We report the race of a suspect only when a serious crime has been committed, the suspect is still at large, and police have provided us with a detailed physical description of the suspect as they seek the public’s help in making an arrest.

Compiled by Stacey Sheridan

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