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Driver allegedly collides into Heights home front

Palos Heights police arrested Roger Molenhouse, 22, of Worth, on March 12 and charged him with reckless driving and failure to give aid one day after he drove a vehicle into the front wall of a home in the 7200 block of 120th Street, police said. Molenhouse allegedly backed the vehicle out of the house and fled the scene, leaving his bumper and license plate attached to the residence, according to the police report. He was also charged with leaving the scene of an accident when he turned himself, police said. He has a court date of April 18.

In other Palos Heights police news, Kevin Schaffer, 31, of Chicago, was arrested at 4:06 a.m. March 7 and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, speeding and improper lane usage after he was stopped in the 12700 block of Harlem Avenue, police said. Schaffer has a court date of April 18.

Laura Kolloway, 21, of Tinley Park, was arrested at 1:38 a.m. last Saturday and charged with DUI and improper lane usage after she was stopped in the 11900 block of Harlem Avenue, police said. Kolloway has a court date of April 18.

Noor Ajaj, 18, of Orland Hills, was arrested at 3:35 a.m. last Saturday and charged with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor after she was stopped for a vehicle lighting violation in the 12600 block of Harlem Avenue, police said. She has a court date of April 26.

Jose Mendoza, 31, of Burbank, was arrested at 10:36 p.m. March 8 and charged with driving while license suspended and driving with only one tail light after he was stopped near 119th Street and Harlem Avenue, police said, Mendoza has a court date of April 26.

Derrick Palmer, 20, of Chicago, was arrested at 2:26 a.m. last Friday and charged with driving while license suspended and improper lane usage, according to the police report. Palmer has a court date of April 4.

Joseph M. Olin, 34, of Crestwood, was arrested at 7:45 a.m. last Friday and charged with driving while license revoked and driving with expired registration after he was stopped in the 6400 block of College Drive, police said. Olin has a court date of April 4 at the 5th Municipal District Cook County Courthouse in Bridgeview.

Crystal M. Fantasia, 30, of Chicago Heights, was arrested at 9:09 a.m. March 7 and charged with driving while license suspended and speeding after she was stopped in the 7700 block of 127th Street, police said. Fantasia has a court date of April 18.

Rina Pognant, 41, of Tinley Park, was arrested at 5:46 p.m. last Saturday and charged with driving with a defective windshield and driving while license suspended after she was stopped in the 12200 block of Ridgeland Avenue, police said, Pognant has a court date of April 4 in Bridgeview.

Latesha S. Melvin, 31, of Markham, was arrested at 11:20 p.m. Sunday and charged with driving without a valid driver’s license after she was stopped near 127th Street and 72nd Court, police said. Melvin has a court date of April 18.

Incident reports

Someone took credit cards, a small amount of currency and sunglasses from three unlocked vehicles that were parked in the 12300 block of 69th Avenue, police said. The thefts occurred sometime between 11 p.m. last Friday and 8 a.m. last Saturday, according to the police report.

Someone broke two windows of the Metra Commuter building at 11451 Southwest Highway, police said. The property was damaged sometime between 5 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday, according to the police report.

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