Police Blotter: Man Calls Cops, But Arrested on Outstanding Warrant
Mokena police reports, Aug. 13-14 • Lockport faces driving charges • String of vehicle break-ins on St. Albert Court.
MONDAY, AUG. 13
Complaint Over Owed Money Backfires With Outstanding Warrant
Brian J. Klir, of the 11600 block of Blackhawk Court, was arrested at his home on an outstanding warrant after calling police around 2:30 a.m., claiming his neighbor owed him money.
While discussing his complaint, Klir gave his driver's license to officers, who ran it through the police database and found Klir had an outstanding Cicero arrest warrant for failure to appear in court on a charge of possession of a hypodermic needle or syringe, according to the report.
Klir was arrested and posted $500 bond. His next court date is Aug. 21. Attempts by police to contact the neighbor about the money matter were unsuccessful, the report stated.
Lockport Woman Faces Driving Charges
Maria G. Mendez, of the 16700 block of Park Ridge Drive in Lockport, was charged with driving with a suspended license and driving without insurance after a property damage accident around 9:50 a.m. at the intersection of La Grange Road and 191st Street. She was released on bond, and her next court date is Sept. 12.
TUESDAY, AUG. 14
String of Vehicle Break-Ins on St. Albert Court
Police responded to three separate incidents of burglary or criminal trespass of a motor vehicle in the 21700 block of St. Albert Court:
- A Pioneer car stereo was stolen from an unlocked, silver 1990 Eagle Talon that was parked in a residential driveway and left unlocked overnight.
- Thirty dollars was stolen from a grey four-door 2003 Toyota Camry, and a tan 2006 Ford F150 and a tan 2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette had been rummaged through overnight. The three vehicles had been left unlocked in a residential driveway overnight.
- Items from the glove compartment white 2000 General Motors Savana van were scattered throughout the vehicle, which was parked in a residential driveway unlocked overnight. Nothing was reported missing.
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