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Man charged with home burglary

Orland Park police arrested Westley R. Andersen, 19, of Monee, Nov. 13 and charged him with one count of felony residential burglary in connection with a burglary that occurred on Sept. 4, 2007, in the 8700 block of But-terfield Lane, police said. A warrant for Anderson’s arrest was issued on Nov. 12, the day before he was released from Logan Correctional Facility, police said. He is charged with breaking into a home through a window. A television, laptop computer and jewelry were reported stolen, according to the police report. Andersen was held in custody overnight until his hearing Nov. 14 at the Cook County 5th District Municipal Courthouse in Bridgeview.

In other Orland Park police news, Dimitri Cooper, 20, of Al-sip, was arrested at 2:40 p.m. Nov. 9 and charged with felony retail theft and assault, police said. Cooper allegedly removed men’s clothing and underwear costing $924 from a department store in the Orland Square mall without rendering payment, police said. As he left the store, a security guard attempted to stop him, police said. Cooper allegedly clenched his fists and threatened to punch the guard. His court date was Nov. 9 in Bridgeview.

Benjamin L. Helms, 17, of Orland Park, was arrested at 12:19 a.m. Nov. 8 and charged with zero tolerance, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, improper turn at intersection and squealing tires after he allegedly slid into a light pole in the 13000 block of Partridge Lane, police said. His court date is Dec. 8 in Bridgeview.

Esteban R. Ramos, 23, of Orland Park, was arrested at 4:37 a.m. Nov. 10 and charged with driving under the influence (DUI), following too closely, improper lane usage and no driver’s license, police said. Ramos allegedly followed another car very closely in the 9200 block of 151st Street, then slammed on his brakes and crossed the center median line, police said. Ramos has a court date Dec. 10 in Bridgeview.

Samantha L. Willingham, 18, of Tinley Park, and Julia G. Bania, 18, of New Lenox, were both arrested at 7:28 p.m. Nov. 14 and charged with retail theft after they allegedly removed items costing a total of $98 from a store in the 15800 block of 94th Avenue, police said. Willingham allegedly had items costing $19 in her possession, while Bania had items costing $79, police said. Both women have a hearing Dec. 8 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Ryan T Strauss, 19, of Orland Park, was cited with possession of drug paraphernalia at 12:56 a.m. Nov. 11, police said. Police stopped Strauss at Brigitte Terrace and Stockton Lane and found a large amount of cannabis residue in the console, cup holder and ashtray in his car, police said. His hearing is Dec. 8 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Phillip V Cavazos, 45, of Orland Park, was cited with disorderly conduct at 6:40 p.m. Nov. 10, police said. Cavazos allegedly swore at and insulted a woman in the Jewel parking lot at 179th Street and Wolf Road after he said she hit his car with a shopping cart, according to the police report. His hearing is Dec. 8 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Fabiola Sanchez, 28, of Orland Park, was arrested at 5:18 p.m. Nov. 8 and charged with felony retail theft after she allegedly removed jeans, tops, a purse, a coat and a clock costing a total of $438 from a department store in the Orland Square mall without rendering payment, police said. Her court date was Nov. 9 in Bridgeview.

Dana L. Doran, 18, of Joliet, was cited with possession of drug paraphernalia at 1:07 a.m. Nov. 14 after police found equipment used to smoke cannabis in her possession following a traffic stop during which her friend was driving, police said. Her hearing is Dec. 8 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Dylan A. Dugdale, 17, and Connor Cratsley 17, both of Orland Park, were each cited with possession of liquor by a minor after police saw a group of teens walking in a wooded area and found a half case of beer in their possession, police said.

Jessica B. Thiel, 19, of Oak Lawn, was arrested at 5:42 p.m. Nov. 12 and charged with retail theft after she allegedly removed an iPod accessory, a tablecloth and a kitchen towel costing a total of $75 from a store in the 15800 block of 94th Avenue without rendering payment, police said. Her court date is Dec. 8 in Bridgeview.

Marissa L. Routson, 18, and Katherine M. Varney 18, both of Bourbonnais, were each arrested and charged with retail theft after they allegedly removed items costing a total of $1, 360 from a department store in the Orland Square mall without rendering payment, police said. The women allegedly removed anti-theft sensors from the clothing before leaving the store, according to the police report. Routson initially got away with the items, but returned to the store when she realized she had left her personal belongings, including her identification cards, at the store, police said. Both women have a court date Dec. 8 in Bridgeview.

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