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Man charged with battery and disorderly conduct

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Orland Park police arrested Almasri S. Tawifikyazan, 18, of Mokena, and charged him with two counts of battery and disorderly conduct after he allegedly became belligerent with several employees of a McDonald’s restaurant, 9110 W. 159th Street. Police said he screamed into the drive-thru speaker, threw garbage in the parking lot, swore at employees, hitting one of them with a broom, and punched him in the face several times. He was also charged with reckless conduct, zero tolerance, obstructed windshield, and driver’s license not on person, police said. Shortly after he left the scene, police stopped Tawifikyazan in the 9000 block of Dewberry Lane and charged him with three traffic violations, according to the police report. He has a court date Jan. 4 at the Cook County 5th District Municipal Courthouse in Bridgeview and a hearing Jan. 12 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

In other Orland Park police news, Lisa A. Causley, 43, of Tinley Park, was arrested Dec. 5 and charged with teasing/taunting a police animal after she allegedly barked into the window of a police squad car with a dog inside it, police said. Police responded to a call regarding a fight between two women in the 9800 block of Cordoba Court. Causley, described by police as “highly intoxicated,” began barking at the dog, provoking it to became aggressive, police said. Her court date is Jan. 26 in Bridgeview.

Ausra Vaicikauskaite, 28, of Oak Lawn, was arrested at 12:26 a.m. Dec. 2 and charged with retail theft after she allegedly removed underwear, a sweater and a shirt costing a total of $133 from a department store in the Orland Square mall without rendering payment, police said. Her court date is Jan. 15 in Bridgeview.

Jennifer N. Harder, 17, of Orland Park, was cited with retail theft at 2:45 p.m. Dec. 5 after she allegedly activated gift cards at her place of employment in the 15800 block of La Grange Road and kept them for herself, police said. Her hearing is Jan. 7 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Ellen M. Bomba, 19, and Eugene K. Wong, 19, both of Orland Park, were each cited with possession and consumption of liquor by a minor at 1:26 a.m. Dec. 4, police said. Police stopped Bomba at Shenandoah and Shire drives and also cited her for failing to signal, according to the police report. Both Wong and Bomba have a hearing Jan. 12 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Steve M. Faye, 47, of Oak Lawn, was arrested at 2:14 a.m. Dec. 6 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, no rear registration light, failure to signal, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, illegal possession and transportation of liquor after police stopped him for crossing the center line near 151st Street and La Grange Road, according to the police report. A passenger in his car, Saul V. Matulevicius, 52, of Worthington, Ohio, was cited with possession of cannabis. Faye had a court date Dec. 7 and has another court date Dec. 28 in Bridgeview. Matulevicius has a hearing Jan. 12 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Jose A. Cervantes, 17, of Worth, was cited with retail theft at 10:07 a.m. Nov. 27 after he allegedly removed shorts costing $25 from a department store in the Orland Square mall without rendering payment, police said. His hearing is Jan. 12 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

James J. Lynch, 18, of Orland Park, was cited with possession of cannabis and Conor R McCor-mick, 19, also of Orland Park, was cited with possession of drug paraphernalia after the two were seen smoking cannabis inside a car in the Marcus Theatre parking lot, police said. Both men have a hearing Jan. 12 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Incident reports

A car was burglarized in the parking lot of the former Al’s Beef in the 16200 block of La Grange Road around 9:18 p.m. Nov. 29, police said. An iPod and phone charger were stolen out of the unlocked car, according to the police report.

A car was burglarized in the 200 block of Orland Square Drive and merchandise costing $240 was stolen from it, police said.

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