Oak Park and River Forest police reports Feb. 15-19

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By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

Assaulted with a sandwich

Two people — police did not give a gender — were caught stealing sandwiches from a business in the 600 block of South Boulevard about 7 p.m. on Feb. 15. When confronted by the store manager, one of the offenders returned the concealed sandwich, but the other threw the sandwich, striking the manager. The two offenders and their two friends fled the store westbound on South Boulevard.

 Theft of motor vehicle

A 2005 Silver Buick Rendezvous was stolen in the 600 block of South Boulevard after its owner left the car running. The theft occurred sometime around 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 18. The loss was an estimated $4,000.

 Residential burglary

A Samsung television valued at $500 was stolen from a residence in the 800 block of South East Avenue between 4:30 and 8:15 p.m. on Feb. 18. The offender forced in the kitchen back door to gain entry to the house.

A home was burglarized in the 100 block of Pleasant Street on Feb. 17 between 4 and 9:25 p.m. on Feb. 17. The offender entered through the unlocked front door and stole a Yamaha stereo system, a Sony PS4 game console, a Dell desktop computer, a TI Inspire calculator, a Nikon D70S camera, numerous postcards and a television. The camera was recovered on the front porch. The loss was an estimated $1,300.

An apartment in the 100 block of Harrison was burglarized sometime between 10 p.m. on Feb. 18 and 12:20 a.m. on Feb. 19. The offender forced open the rear door of the residence and reportedly stole $1,700 in cash, two flat-screen televisions, and an Xbox gaming console. The loss was estimated at $2,800.

 Stolen vehicle, cannabis arrest

Denys Robles, 20, of the 200 block of Neltnor in West Chicago, was arrested for possession of a stolen motor vehicle and possession of cannabis on Feb. 19 at 1:57 a.m. in the 1000 block of N. Marion.

 Criminal trespass to property arrest

Carlos Martinez Schultz Jr., 36, of the 200 block of North Oak Park Avenue, was observed removing a screen from the window of a residence in the 300 block of South Maple at 3:41 p.m. on Feb. 21. He was arrested and charged with criminal trespass.

 Burglary to garage

A garage was burglarized in the 100 block of South Taylor between 8 p.m. on Feb. 16 and 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 17. The offender broke the glass window to the garage door and removed a men's green Kona Lavadome mountain bike valued at $440.

 Recovered stolen auto

A gray 2007 Chevy Malibu, reported stolen out of Melrose Park on Feb. 18, was recovered by Oak Park police on the 600 block of South Boulevard at 9:19 p.m. on Feb. 18. No arrests were made.

 Attempted burglary to garage

Someone attempted to burglarize a garage in the 200 block of South Taylor sometime between 10 p.m. on Feb. 16 and 9:25 a.m. on Feb. 17. The offender forced open the side service door to gain access to the garage. The only loss reported was an estimated $300 due to damage.

 These items, obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, came from reports, Feb. 15-19, 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 Timothy Inklebarger

Email: tim@oakpark.com

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