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Accused drunken driver overturns his car: police

Orland Park police arrested John E. Davies, 48, of Oak Lawn, and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, improper turn and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after he overturned his car near 135th Street and Southwest Highway, police said. Davies told police he fell asleep at the wheel before flipping his Saturn on the slick road, according to the police report. His court date is Jan. 4 at the Cook County 5th District Municipal Courthouse in Bridgeview.

In other Orland Park police news, Steven W. Dissenger, 19, of Steger, was cited with battery at 6:53 p.m. Nov. 30 after he allegedly threw a plastic baby doll out of the back window of a car he was riding in, striking the driver of another car, police said. The alleged victim was driving near 151st Street and 80th Avenue when he got hit in the face by a doll, police said. The man allegedly followed the car Dissenger was riding in and called police, who apprehended him shortly after the incident, police said. Dissenger has a hearing Jan. 13 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Dominique D. McDowell, 19, of Matteson, an employee of a store in the 15800 block of 94th Avenue, was arrested at 4:11 p.m. Nov. 24 and charged with retail theft after she allegedly stole gift cards valued at $150 for her own personal use, police said. In one case, McDowell charged a customer’s credit card $50 for a gift card which she put in her pocket, police said. Her court date is Jan. 15 in Bridgeview.

Jaspinder S. Sandhu, 22, of DeKalb, and Tobin T. Chacku-makal, 19, of Orland Park, were both arrested at 11:27 a.m. Nov. 27 and charged with retail theft after they allegedly removed cologne, sweaters, a breath checking device and necklaces from a store in the Orland Square mall without rendering payment, police said. Both men have a court date Jan. 15 in Bridgeview.

DeidraA. Smith, 17, andEricka R. Hall, 17, both of Homewood, were arrested at 7:20 p.m. Nov. 30 and charged with retail theft after they removed clothing and accessories costing a total of $390 from a department store in the Orland Square mall without rendering payment, police said. Smith had items costing $252, while Hall had items costing $139, according to the police report. Both women have a court date Jan. 15 in Bridgeview.

James J. Lynch, 18, of Orland Park was cited with possession of cannabis and Conor R McCor-mick, 19, of Orland Park, was cited with possession of drug paraphernalia at 7:50 p.m. Nov. 30 after police observed them sitting in the Marcus Theatres parking lot smoking cannabis, police said. Both men have a hearing Jan. 12 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Patrick Poskus, 20, of Orland Park, was cited with underage consumption of alcohol Nov. 9 after a customer of Hooters Restaurant called police to report a table with minors who were drinking, police said. The waitress who had served Poskus, Megan L. Braun, 20, of Oak Lawn, was cited for sale of liquor to a minor, police said. Both Poskus and Braun have a hearing Dec. 8 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Alexander L. Vega, 17, of Orland Park, and Dylon T. Williams, of Orland Hills, were each cited with retail theft at 7:57 p.m. Nov. 25 after they allegedly removed a bottle of rum costing $21 from a food store in the 9300 block of 159th Street without rendering payment, police said. Both men have a hearing Dec. 8 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Anthony M. Harmon, 18, of Orland Hills, was cited with retail theft at 12:01 a.m. Nov. 23 and charged with retail theft after he allegedly removed a prepaid phone card from a store in the 15800 block of 94th Avenue without rendering payment, police said. His hearing is Dec. 8 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Tyler L. Baldermann, 19, of Tinley Park, was cited with retail theft at 3 p.m. Nov. 22 after he allegedly removed a hoodie costing $80 from a store in the Orland Square mall without rendering payment, police said. His hearing is Dec. 8 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Cornelius V. Bass, 49, of Dolton, was arrested at 5:05 p.m. Nov. 15 and charged with identity theft, obstructing an officer and possession of a controlled substance, police said. Bass allegedly tried to use another man’s identity to write a check for merchandise costing $2,809 at a store in the 15800 block of La Grange Road, police said.

Incident reports

A car parked in the 13600 block of Ishnala Drive was broken into and a credit card was taken from it at 2:54 p.m. Dec. 1, police said.

A car parked in the 10600 block of Andrea Drive was burglarized at 7:10 a.m. Nov. 30, police said. The alleged victim reported that the back window of the car had been smashed and a purse, iPod and GPS system were stolen, police said.

A van parked in the Orland Square mall parking lot was burglarized shortly before noon on Nov. 27, police said. The alleged victim, an employee of a hospital, reported that a stethoscope, a blood pressure machine and a laptop were stolen, police said.

A black Jaguar car was keyed in the Orland Square Mall parking lot Nov. 14, police said.

A car parked in the Orland Bowl parking lot was burglarized Nov. 14, police said. The side window of the car had been smashed out and two packs of cigarettes were stolen, according to the police report.

A car parked at the Arctic Ice Arena was burglarized Nov. 14, police said. The passenger window of the car had been smashed out and a leather wallet, driver’s license and credit card were stolen, police said.

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