Crime Blotter, Mar. 19

By Melissa Ramirez

March 19, 2014

Criminal Trespass Arrest- At 2:09 p.m. on Feb. 25, police officers came to Concordia University Chicago to address the issue of a person refusing to leave school property. The man, Gregg A. Moore, 58, 1528 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago, was taken into custody and charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass to property.

Theft Report- At 10:59 a.m. on Feb. 26, police responded to a theft of a wallet from the Starbucks located at 7201 W. Lake St. The victim said between 4 p.m. and 6:17 p.m., an unknown person took her wallet from her open briefcase. The loss included her social security card, other identification and credit cards. The River Forest detective unit is following up on the matter.     

Retail Theft Arrest- At 9:15 p.m. on March 1, police arrived to a retail theft in progress at the Jewel-Osco on 7525 W. Lake St., where the offender had just left the store with five bottles of vodka costing more than $170. Officers found the subject outside the store and he was taken into custody. The subject, Steven L. Jackson, 43, 302 N. Menard Ave. in Chicago, was charged with misdemeanor retail theft. 

Domestic Battery/Felony Resisting a Police Officer Arrest- At 4:14 p.m. on March 2, officers responded to a disturbance on Chicago Avenue and Lathrop Avenue. The victim was bleeding and received injuries to her head during an attack from her boyfriend. The victim was treated by River Forest paramedics but did not want to be transported to the hospital. The offender, Christopher Saylor, 24, 710 N. 12 Ave. in Melrose Park, refused to cooperate and resisted officers, but was eventually being taken into custody. The Cook County Felony Review Unit approved the charges of felony resisting a police officer, misdemeanor domestic battery and misdemeanor criminal damage to property.                    

Criminal Damage/Disorderly Conduct Arrest- At 3:35 p.m. on March 3, officers arrived at the 1400 block of William Street for a report of a disturbance within a home. Michael Champagne, 22, 1447 William St. in River Forest, had damaged property and allegedly made threats. Champagne was taken into custody and charged with misdemeanor criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct.