Mokena Police Blotter: Cheese Thievery; Pub Fight
Mokena police reports, Jan. 21-28
SATURDAY, JAN. 28
Driving with Drugs, Alcohol
Jessica L. Richards, 18, of the 17200 block of 110th Court in Orland Park, was charged with possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, disobey traffic control device and illegal possession of alcohol by minor. Police said they stopped Richards’ car at 114th Avenue and 187th Street around 12:30 a.m. for making an illegal left turn at the intersection. Officers seized 3.8 grams of marijuana, glass pipes and a grinder, and cans of beer from the car and Richards’ purse, according to the report.
TUESDAY, JAN. 24
Sabah I. Kayyal, 60, of the 22400 block of Aster Drive in Frankfort, was charged with theft. A manager at a grocery store in the 19800 block of LaGrange Road told police Kayyal left around 11:45 a.m. without paying for a $6 package of sliced cheese tucked into her coat pocket. Police said she was stopped outside the store after paying for other items.
SUNDAY, JAN. 22
Timothy R. Pisarazyk, 26, of the 7400 block of Inverness Lane in Frankfort, was charged with aggravated battery, and Katherine A. Tucker, 26, of the 19700 block of 115th Avenue in Mokena, was charged with battery.
Police said they were called to Post Game Pub shortly after midnight about a fight in which Tucker struck a woman for trying to separate Pisarazyk and another man. That man was then twice struck by Pisarazyk in the mouth with a beer bottle for trying to grab Tucker, witnesses told police.
A cut on the man’s upper lip was photographed and inventoried. Although Pisarazyk and Tucker denied hitting anyone, one witness who came to the bar with the couple verified the victims’ version of events.
SATURDAY, JAN. 21
Off Road DUI
Brian A. Rasmussen, 29, of the 19600 block of Sycamore Street in Mokena, was charged with driving under the influence, improper lane usage and too fast for conditions. Police said they smelled alcohol on Rasmussen’s breath after arriving to investigate a car stuck in a snowy ditch at LaGrange Road and Willow Lane around 2:30 a.m. He failed field sobriety and Breathalyzer tests, according to the report.
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