Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The man who stole more than $3,000 from a bank on Front Street last Thursday is believed to have recently robbed a bank in Tinley Park Tuesday, Feb. 26.
The robber who stole $3,490 from the Chase Bank location on Front Street last week is believed to be the same man who robbed a First Midwest Bank branch in Tinley Park on Tuesday, according to the Chicago Tribune. In both cases, the robber did not use a weapon and fled the scene on foot. The Mokena robbery occurred at 1:33 p.m. Feb. 21. The Tinley Park incident took place at 10:15 a.m. Feb. 26. The offender is approximately 40 years old, 5-foot, 4-inches tall and 200 pounds, according to Mokena police reports. The teller manning the Chase Bank station that was robbed said that the man had an unshaven face and was wearing sunglasses, a dark colored beanie and a grey sweatshirt with a logo. According to the bank employee, the robber walked …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Possession of drug equipment ends in an arrest.
FRIDAY, FEB. 8 Woman refuses sex, man charged with battery Mark Loven, 24, of the 9900 block of Sussex Court, was charged with battery for insisting on sex from a 20-year-old Frankfort woman and then pulling her hair when she refused. According to the report, Loven and the woman had left a home in the 10800 block of W. LaPorte Road; they were en route to a store for snacks. While the woman was driving, Loven reportedly insisted on sex. She refused. The woman, according to police, said when she refused the man, he grabbed her by the hair and attempted to bang her head into the steering wheel. She said Loven was screaming at her. Although the incident happened in Mokena, the woman said she didn't know where the police department was located …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The victim claims she was shoved hard in the hallway of an apartment building.
MONDAY, FEB. 4 Man shoves woman on suspicion of stealing Roy Mannor II, 33, of the 11200 block of W. 191st. Street, was arrested for battery after a woman from a neighboring apartment accused him of shoving her. According to the report, the victim was in the hallway of an apartment complex when she spotted Mannor. She said he pushed her into the wall. She told police "he ran toward her and accused her of stealing" items from his apartment the night before during a party. Mannor told police that at about 8:15 a.m. the victim was walking into the apartment he shares with his girlfriend, when he encountered her. He denies shoving her. Readers might like: According to the police report, the victim's upper chest was visibly red. Mannor posted …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
A Mokena woman stopped for traffic violations attempted to flee police. She was arrested for aggravated DUI and more.
A Mokena woman attempted to flee the scene on foot when police stopped her for traffic violations that led to charges of aggravated DUI and more. According to the Mokena police report, Krintin Lenart, 46, of the 19400 block of S. Wolf Road, was pulled over shortly after 11 p.m. Feb. 5. for turning east without a turn signal onto Parker Road off of Wolf Road. During the traffic stop, police said she got out of her car and ignored directives to get back in the vehicle. Stumbling, she attempted to walk away; however, police grabbed her arm. Lenart told police that she was leaving to get some medicine. Readers might like: She was cuffed at the scene. Police said that while she refused to take a field sobriety test, she smelled of alcohol. A …
Friday, February 1, 2013
During a recent incident at Jump Zone, a burglar shattered the door and took cash from the business office, leaving items at the front desk untouched.
An iPhone, television and cash register drawer were left untouched during the recent burglary of a Mokena business. The burglary occurred at 5:15 a.m. Jan. 28 at Jump Zone on 190th Street. When Mokena police arrived at the scene, they discovered that the glass door had been shattered, according to department reports. Police found a rock the size of a baseball directly in alignment with the door at the end of the hallway. The cash register drawer was left on the front desk. An iPhone and a 37-inch television were untouched. A bolted safe and a lock box containing loose change and several singles and twenty-dollar bills remained undisturbed. In the office, drawers were left open on the desk and file cabinet. A bankers bag containing …
Find out when and where crimes went down in Mokena in January, using data from the Mokena Police Department and a map from CrimeReports.com.
Here is the breakdown of the most common incidents the Mokena Police Department had to deal with from Jan. 1 through Jan. 31, according to CrimeReports.com. Mokena police contract with the website to provide interactive crime maps to the public and more detailed mapping for internal use. Check CrimeReports.com for Mokena crime data and to sign up for crime alerts. The map is coded by crime type, which are as follows: A is Assault, B is for Breaking & Entering, P is for Property Crime, T is for Theft, TV is for Theft from Vehicle, O is for Other and Q is for Quality of Life violations, which includes drug, alcohol and disorderly conduct charges. Two Ways to Stay Connected to Mokena Patch:
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Javier R. Reyna was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, a felony, and criminal vehicle trespass, a misdemeanor, on Jan. 25
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Monday, January 28, 2013
Mokena Police Department reports, Jan. 16-18 • Warrant Arrest • Fraud and Theft at Lenny’s Gas ‘n’ Wash.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16 Connor D. Triezenberg, 19, of the 10100 block of Kirkstone Way Court, was served a no bond warrant at 9:16 p.m. Jan. 16 at his home. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to Will County Jail. Are you a fan of true crime? "Like" the Crime-n-Shame page on Facebook. FRIDAY, JAN. 18 An incident of credit card fraud and theft of less than $500 was reported to police at 1:09 p.m. Jan. 18. The owner of a movie and video game rental kiosk at Lenny’s Gas ‘n’ Wash on 191st Street reported that at 2:50 p.m. Jan. 16 five video games worth $250 were rented using three credit cards belonging to the same person. When the games were not returned, the owner contacted the cardholder, who said that she had not rented …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Udai C. Nair, of Mokena, was cited with a DUI after police were called to the White Castle parking lot.
A Mokena man faces DUI charges after falling asleep while being questioned by the police. Udai C. Nair, 39, of the 19600 block of Cambridge Drive, was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol at 2:11 a.m. Jan. 13 on the 9500 block of W. 191st Street. An officer responded to a report of a Ford Mustang driving recklessly in the parking lot of White Castle. When police arrived, they found the Mustang double parked on the west side of the lot. When questioned, Nair, the driver, repeatedly denied drinking, despite the fact that he smelled of alcohol and was intermittently inaudible, according to police reports. Nair eventually admitted to drinking. He then fell asleep in his car when the officer stepped away to check his information. He…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Javier R. Reyna and Leonardo David Reyna were arrested earlier this month.
Updated: 5:50 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28 Javier R. Reyna was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, a felony, and criminal vehicle trespass, a misdemeanor, on Jan. 25. A warrant was issued for his arrest on Jan. 28. Leonardo David Reyna was charged with criminal vehicle trespass on Jan. 28. A warrant was issued for his arrest on the same day. Previously, the Will County State's Attorney had declined to file formal charges against either of the Reyna brothers due to insufficient evidence. --- Updated: 3:41 p.m. Wednesday The Will County State's Attorney on Jan. 14 declined to file formal charges against Javier R. Reyna and Leonardo David Reyna due to insufficient evidence. --- Two brothers face multiple felony charges after police …