Crime Blotter, March 20

By Victoria Joshua

March 20, 2013

Whole Foods Theft-
On March 6 at 7:30 p.m., 29-year-old Kelly E.Evans of Forest Park, was arrested for stealing $176 worth of vitamins and cosmetic items from Whole Foods, 7245 W. Lake St. She was charged with one count of misdemeanor retail theft.

Battery/Criminal Damage to Property Arrest-
At 3:48 p.m. on March 8, officers responded to the 7200 block of Division where a victim reported that an unknown offender followed her home, threw snow balls at her and picked her up off the ground. The suspect, later identified as 25-year-old Joseph L. Moore of Maypole, also damaged a light pole fixture. Moore was charged with battery, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct.

Disorderly Conduct/Theft Investigation-
On March 8 at 5:50 p.m., officers responded to Concordia University’s Koehneke Center, 7400 W. Augusta, where a smoke bomb was set off in a stairwell by three unidentified juveniles. The juveniles also stole a sweatshirt and according to the police report, video footage captured their movements in the building. The crime is currently under investigation.

Unlawful Use of Weapon Arrest-
On March 10, an officer conducted a traffic stop on the 7900 block of Central for a driver who used his signal improperly. According to the police report, 18-year-old Jermon S. Davis of 222 N. Grove in Oak Park, was driving on a suspended driver’s license. Further investigation revealed that Davis had a loaded Larcin semi -automatic handgun under his floor mat. Davis was taken into custody and charged with three counts of unlawful use of a weapon, as well as one charge of driving on a suspended license and failure to signal when required.