A male juvenile from Oak Park was arrested for the alleged assault of a police officer May 23. At about 4:23 p.m. that day, Oak Park police officers saw the juvenile walking in and out of yards by way of an alley in the 200 block of North Harvey Avenue. When officers approached, the juvenile reportedly swung his arm, attempting to hit an officer. The juvenile was subsequently placed into custody and brought to the Oak Park police station, where he was processed and released to a parent.


  • Someone took a Coach purse, two wallets with credit cards, a laptop and a makeup bag out of a gray GMC Terrain parked in the 300 block of Chicago Avenue between 2 p.m., May 22 and 7 a.m., May 23. The estimated loss is $1,225.
  • A pair of Versace sunglasses and Sony headphones were taken from an unlocked silver Kia Soul parked in the 100 block of North Humphrey Avenue between 8 p.m., May 24 and 4:50 a.m., May 25. The estimated loss is $750.
  • Someone ransacked the interior of an unsecured Ford Focus and then removed a black AT&T phone charger, gray Bluetooth speaker and other items from the vehicle, which was parked outside a residence in the first block of Chicago Avenue between 10 p.m., May 22 and 3:30 p.m., May 23. The estimated loss is $120.
  • Rock climbing equipment, diapers and tote bags were taken from an unlocked silver 2001 Toyota 4Runner parked in the 800 block of South Euclid Avenue between 5 p.m., May 20 and 4 p.m., May 21. The estimated loss is $276.

Motor vehicle theft

  • A 2017 Cadillac XTS was removed from the rear parking lot of a building in the 300 block of South Maple Avenue between 8 a.m., May 24 and 8 p.m., May 25. The estimated loss is $16,000.

Criminal property damage

  • Someone broke a glass panel window, then climbed through the window into Perfection Auto Body, 811 Garfield St., and tried to open the overhead garage door, but fled when the motion alarm activated at 11:05 p.m., May 25.
  • Someone scratched a brown window frame outside the State Farm office at 212 S. Marion St. between 12:01 a.m., April 7 and 10 a.m., May 26. The damage is estimated at $500.

These items, obtained from the Oak Park Police Department, came from reports through May 24 to May 27 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.

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