Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Cook County Sheriff has arrest warrants out for these accused "deadbeat dads"—and one mom—in the south suburbs.
Child support warrants are most often filed when a person neglects to pay child support bills, according to Cook County Sheriff's Office representatives. However, warrants may also be issued in other cases, such as when a person doesn't report to a police department to provide a required DNA sample or when he or she doesn't notify authorities of salary increases. The following child support warrants were listed by the Cook County Sheriff's Office as of Nov. 7: Christopher Dillon, 41, had $62,677.00 in child support payments racked up as of Nov. 7. His last known address was on the 16500 block of Barton Lane in Oak Forest. Authorities say Raymond Kluth, 51, owes $40,939.48 in child support payments. His last known address is on the 18300 …
Friday, July 20, 2012
The child had been reported missing by family members before he was found.
A 5-year-old boy from Chicago Heights was airlifted to a hospital after he almost drowned at West Beach Thursday. Several of the boy's family members were at the beach at that time and reported him missing around 4:30 p.m., police told Sun-Times Media. Lifeguards found him about 10 minutes later about 20 yards from shore. CPR and other life-saving measures were started immediately, officials told Sun-Times Media. There was no evidence of carelessness, witnesses told Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Chief Ranger Mike Bremer. The boy was initially taken to Methodist Hospitals Northlake campus in Gary before being airlifted to Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago. Bremer said the boy was underwater for about 10 minutes.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Champagne is for celebrating special occasions. But two bottles in down one throat leads to a special DUI arrest. Check out the latest drunken driving busts in the Southland.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, April 29, 2012
PALOS HEIGHTS April 21: Nikola Ostojic, 38, of the 12900 block of Forestview Road, was charged with driving under the influence. He was stopped at 4:53 a.m. and failed a field sobriety test, police said. A breath test revealed a blood alcohol level of .143, police said. April 21: Trevor King, 33, of the 5000 block of 171st Street in Tinley Park, was charged with drunken driving. He was stopped at 1:50 a.m. for doing 55 miles per hour in a 35 zone, police said. He was also wanted on an outstanding $10,000 warrant in Cook County for failure to appear in court, police said. ORLAND PARK April 8: Police pulled over an SUV after seeing it speed and cross over lane lines on 159th Street near Will Cook Road around 4:05 a.m. The driver’s breath …
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Evidence comes in against man accused of soliciting sex from children through the Internet. Trial was set for one of two men, the search for whom caused a lockdown of Frankfort-area schools and neighborhoods last year.
The Southland's major criminal and civil cases heard in Cook County and Will County courts this week. NEW LENOX — A judge on Thursday denied Rodney Julun’s request to put a “gag order” on two men who could be called to testify against him during trial. Julun is accused of murdering Dwight Jones of New Lenox Township with a lamp and then enlisting David Reed and John White to rob his home and property over the next several days. Evidently unaware that court hearings are open to the public, Julun said he does not believe he can get a fair trial because Reed and White have been leaking “their stories” to the media. The two men remain in jail, awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to residential burglary, and have never spoken directly …
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Accused drunken drivers flip trucks, cry in court, get slapped with five dozen felony charges and seek "payback" for Trayvon Martin. All in a night's work for a Southland patrol cop.
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Sunday, April 22, 2012
PALOS HEIGHTS April 15: Joseph Schadt, 33, of the 9200 block of Massasoit Avenue in Oak Lawn, was charged with driving under the influence. He was stopped at 3:32 a.m. for speeding and failed a field sobriety tests and a breath test, police said. April 15: Ralph Wojcik, 37, of the 7400 block of 162nd Street in Tinley Park, was charged with driving under the influence and operating an uninsured vehicle. He was stopped at 2:19 a.m. and officers noticed the smell of alcohol and his bloodshot and glassy eyes, police said. He failed all field sobriety tests, police said. April 14: Kyle Roderick, 24, of the 13300 block of 108th Avenue in Orland Park, was charged with driving under the influence and operation of an uninsured vehicle. He was …
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Also, former-Tinley Park cop sentenced to probation for DUI hit and run. State's investigation into the death of Jeanie Kustok to wrap up soon.
The Southland's major criminal and civil cases heard in Cook County and Will County courts this week. OAK LAWN — There was no mention of a plea deal Tuesday for Michael T. Kelly, a former Village of Oak Lawn employee accused of beating and choking a young girl. Prosecutors dropped an unspecified video into the evidence pool. Kelly’s defense attorney, Ed Barron, said so long as the state continued to tender evidence, a possible deal would have to wait. Both parties return to court on May 31. ORLAND PARK — State to Finish Pretrial Murder Investigation Against Allan Kustok A year and a half later, Kustok's defense attorneys will soon begin a pretrial investigation of its own, one that may rely in part on conflicting forensic opinion. He …
Friday, April 20, 2012
The Cook County Sheriff has arrest warrants out for these accused "deadbeat dads" in the south suburbs.
Child support warrants are most often filed when a person neglects to pay child support bills, Cook County Sheriff's Office representatives said last week. However, warrants may also be issued in other cases, such as when a person doesn't report to a police department to provide a required DNA sample or when he or she doesn't notify authorities of salary increases. The following child support warrants were listed by the Cook County Sheriff's Office as of April 19: The last known address listed for Jason Browe, 39, is in the 2600 block of Schooner Avenue in New Lenox, according to county records. He doesn't owe any child support payments but is wanted on a related warrant. Demetrius Cantrell, 47, had $35,462.63 in child support payments …