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String of burglaries probed

Cook County Sheriff’s police are investigating a string of daytime residential burglaries in unincorporated Palos Heights, Orland Park and the Equestrian Estates subdivision.

Large homes were targeted and the offender cut phone and alarm lines, police said. The houses had forced entry.

Police said the offender is a man driving a green SUV. He parked in one victim’s garage while ransacking houses, according to police.

Palos Park police arrested Marcell L. Sidney, 31, of Chicago, at 2:40 a.m. Dec. 12 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and speeding after he was stopped for driving 70 mph in a 40 mph zone in the 12200 block of Southwest Highway, police said. The rear of the vehicle had heavy damage from a recent accident, but Sidney told police he slid on the ice causing an accident, according to the police report. His court date is Jan. 6 at the Cook County 5th District Municipal Courthouse in Bridgeview.

In other Palos Park police news, Sufian Dalaqmeh, 21, of Bridgeview, was arrested at 1:52 p.m. Dec. 13 and charged with driving with a suspended license and improper lane usage after he was stopped in the 8500 block of West 123rd Street for swerving over the center line, police said.

Incident reports

A white delivery truck struck a mailbox at 8:14 p.m. Dec. 7 in the 12400 block of 90th Avenue, police said. The homeowner talked to the driver, who left the scene when the victim went inside to retrieve some information, according to the police report.

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