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Driver charged with cannabis

Palos Park police arrested Luis A. Ovalle, 20, of Burbank, at 11:12 p.m. July 30 and charged him with possession of cannabis, improper lane usage and failure to signal when required after he was stopped in the 12900 block of South La Grange Road, police said. A passenger in the vehicle, Jose J. Dominguez, 19, of Bur-bank, was charged with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor after police found a beer bottle in the vehicle, according to the police report. They both have a court date Sept. 10 at the Cook County 5th District Municipal Courthouse in Bridgeview.

In other Palos Park police news, Jennifer L. Kirby 40, of Orland Park, was arrested at 1:53 a.m. July 31 and charged with driving with a suspended license and obstructed view after she was stopped in the 13100 block of South La Grange Road for having a group of feathers hanging from her mirror, police said. Her court date is Sept. 10 in Bridgeview.

Alyssa J. Hynes, 18, of Palos Hills, was arrested at 3:21 a.m. July 31 and charged with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor in the 12500 block of 80th Avenue, police said. Police found Hynes when they were responding to a domestic call and described her eyes as  “very glassy and bloodshot,” according to the police report. Her court date is Sept. 10 in Bridgeview.

Richard W Pollard, 19, of Oak Forest, was arrested at 11:13 p.m. July 31 and cited with village ordinance violations for unlawful possession of cannabis and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia after he was stopped at a roadside safety check in the 12300 block of South Wolf Road, police said. Pollard admitted to having a small amount of cannabis and a glass pipe and handed them over to police, according to the police report.

Kathleen R. Trahey 47, of Oak Lawn, was arrested at 2:50 p.m. Aug. 7 and charged with driving with a suspended license, no insurance and improper display of registration after she was stopped in the 13100 block of Southwest Highway for changing lanes without signaling, police said. Her court date is Sept. 10 in Bridgeview.

Scott E. Gervais, 26, of New Lenox, was arrested at 4:17 p.m. Aug. 11 and charged with driving with a suspended license, expired registration and no insurance after he was stopped in the 7800 block of West 123rd Street, police said. His court date is Sept. 10 in Bridgeview.

Incident reports

Police are investigating a report of theft from a residence in the 8300 block of West 123rd Street, police said. The victim called police on Aug. 4 and accused her former cleaning lady of stealing items worth thousands of dollars from her home before she quit in March and reportedly returned to her native Poland, according to the police report. The victim only knows the woman as  “Kathy” and told police she had been bringing a backpack with her the last couple weeks of working, police said. Several pieces of jewelry, perfume and silverware worth nearly $4,000 are missing from the home, according to police. The cleaning lady is described as 5-feet, 2-inches tall, 45 years old with reddish-brown hair and a chunky build.

A work van was stolen between 6 and 8 p.m. Aug. 4 in the 8400 block of West Winslow Road before being found the following morning in the 11900 block of Winslow Road, police said. Nothing was reportedly missing from the van and it was in the same condition as when it was taken, according to the police report. The victim said the keys were left in a compartment in the dash, police said.

A mailbox was destroyed by large fireworks in the 11700 block of South 82nd Court at 3:41 p.m. Aug. 7, police said. A neighbor heard a loud noise and witnesses saws four children, ages 10 to 14, running south on 82nd Court before turning eastbound on 118th Street, according to the police report.

Police are investigating an attempted theft at Gas City 13059 S. La Grange Road, where four people were allegedly involved in a diversion, police said. Surveillance cameras captured a woman and a man with dreadlocks creating a diversion on the clerk while another suspected directed a fourth person to take a money bag from behind the counter, according to the police report. The bag was empty, left in the store and the four people fled, police said.

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