Claim man tried to carjack woman
A 24-year-old Gage Park man was charged with aggravated attempted carjacking and aggravated attempted robbery after he was arrested in the 4900 block of South Kedzie at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, May 19. Axel A. Lopez, of the 3000 block of West 53rd Place, allegedly tried to carjack a 62-year-old woman who successfully resisted. A CPD spokesman declined to give further details. Bond was set at $100,000, and Lopez remains in custody. His next scheduled court date is Wednesday, June 16.
Claim man robbed sandwich shop
A 25-year-old West Humboldt Park man was charged with aggravated robbery after he was arrested in the 8000 block of South Kolmar at 4:36 p.m. Monday, May 17. Isa Zidan Allan, of the 800 block of North Christiana, allegedly implied he had a weapon and robbed the Subway sandwich shop at 7949 S. Cicero a short time before his arrest. He was apprehended exactly one month after he was arrested in the 4800 block of South Archer and charged with criminal damage to property.
Claim man punched woman in the chest
A 59-year-old West Side man was charged with domestic battery after he was arrested in the 3900 block of West 85th Street at 8:05 a.m. Monday, May 17. William L. Bryant, of the 2600 block of West Jackson, allegedly pushed a woman onto a bed and punched her in the chest during an argument.
Allegedly threatened to beat bus driver
A 34-year-old Archer Heights man was charged with aggravated assault after he was arrested at 7901 S. Pulaski at 4:42 p.m. Friday, May 14. Abraham Blockson, of the 4600 block of South Keeler, allegedly confronted a 45-year-old CTA bus driver and threatened to beat him up. According to public records, Blockson has been arrested 20 times by CPD since 2015, on such charges as criminal trespass to land, criminal trespass to a vehicle, possession of a controlled substance and retail theft.
Allegedly pushed woman
A 52-year-old Clearing man was charged with domestic battery after he was arrested in the 6900 block of West 64th Place at 12:20 p.m. Sunday, May 23. John F. Kelly, of the 6300 block of West 64th Place, allegedly pushed a 58-year-old woman during an argument.
Bust man on weapons rap
A 25-year-old Little Village man was charged with unlawful use of a weapon after he was arrested during a traffic stop in the 4900 block of West 55th Street at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday, May 19. Jimmy A. Miranda, of the 2300 block of South Drake, allegedly was carrying a pistol in his vehicle, which police said was stopped because it had no license plate. A CPD spokesman said Miranda has a valid FOID card but now CCW license. According to public records, Miranda has been arrested five times by CPD since 2014 on such charges as reckless conduct, consumption of alcohol by a minor and drinking alcohol on the public way.
Claim man punched woman in the head
A 31-year-old Scottsdale man was charged with domestic battery after he was arrested in the 4200 block of West 63rd Street at 5:04 a.m. Thursday, May 20. Candelario A. Saucedo, of the 7800 block of South Knox, allegedly pulled a woman out of bed and punched her in the back of the head during an argument. According to public records, Saucedo has been arrested four times by CPD since 2015 on charges that included domestic battery, criminal damage to property and robbery.
Claim Oak Lawn man drove on suspended license
A 53-year-old Oak Lawn man was charged with driving on a suspended license and driving an uninsured vehicle after he was arrested in the 5800 block of South Archer at 3:42 p.m. Saturday, May 22. Derek L. Kelly, of the 5500 block of West 96th Street, was apprehended by officers responding to a report of a crash. A CPD spokesman said Kelly’s vehicle struck a parked vehicle. The spokesman added that police discovered that Kelly was wanted on two warrants, but declined to say what Kelly was wanted for or what jurisdiction issued the warrants. According to public records, Kelly was arrested in February 2020 near 26th and Michigan and charged with aggravated DUI.
He punched me in the arm, woman says
A 27-year-old Vittum Park man was charged with domestic battery after he was arrested at his home in the 5400 block of South Latrobe at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23. Daniel Castaneda allegedly punched a 27-year-old woman in the arm during an argument. According to public records, Castaneda was arrested by CPD near 60th and Meade in August 2019 and charged with domestic battery.
Charge Central Stickney man with drug possession
A 35-year-old Central Stickney man was charged with possession of a controlled substance after he was arrested in the 5100 block of South Keating at 1:10 p.m. Friday, May 21. Tomasz Stasik, of the 4900 block of South Lotus, reportedly tried to ditch a syringe when he saw police looking at him. They stopped and found several small plastic bags of suspect heroin on him, a CPD spokesman said. According to public records, Stasik has been arrested four times since 2014—twice on a charge of criminal trespass to land.
Bust Elgin man on drug rap
A 23-year-old Elgin man was charged with drug possession with intent to sell after he was arrested in the 5000 block of South Keating at 2:07 p.m. Saturday, May 29. Tyvierr Jamon Black was encountered by police because his vehicle was illegally parked in an alley, a CPD spokesman said, adding that Black bolted from his vehicle and ran when he saw police. He was apprehended after a short foot chase, police added, and reportedly was found with a large quantity of rock cocaine on him. He also was ticketed for driving on a suspended license.
Charge suburban man after crash
A 56-year-old Harvey man was charged with DUI, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and illegal transportation of open alcohol after he was arrested in the 3400 block of West Columbus at 4:34 p.m. Friday, May 21. Anthony L. Wright was reportedly found behind the wheel of a vehicle that had crashed into two parked cars. Police were alerted to the situation by a caller to 911 who reported a driver slumped over the steering wheel. Police said they found an open bottle of Heineken in the vehicle.
Say man scratched, choked woman
A 31-year-old South Side man was charge with domestic battery after he was arrested in the 4100 block of West 79th Street at 3:35 a.m. Sunday, May 23. Kendall E. Malone, of the 200 block of East 95th Street, allegedly choked and scratched a 31-year-old woman during an argument and then threw her on a bed. A CPD spokesman did not say where the battery allegedly occurred or when. According to public records, Malone was arrested by CPD in September 2017 in the Beverly neighborhood and charged with criminal damage to property.
Feds bust woman on forgery charge
A 40-year-old Ashburn woman was charged with forgery after she was arrested by a federal task force at her home in the 3800 block of West 85th Street at 10:55 a.m. Monday, May 24. Silvia Valdovinos allegedly tried to pass a forged check at a business in the 8300 block of South Pulaski back in January, a CPD spokesman said without elaborating.
Say duo stole at Scottsdale center
A 41-year-old man from Killeen, Texas and a 39-year-old woman from Amory, Miss. were charged with retail theft after they were arrested at the Scottsdale Shopping Center, 79th and Cicero, at 5:42 p.m. Thursday, May 27. Juel Mandell Sutherland and Kimberly N. Mitchell allegedly stole merchandise from a store in the center, although a CPD spokesman declined to name the business or say what was allegedly stolen.
Arrest Lockport man on Pulaski
A 44-year-old Lockport man was charged with battery, criminal trespass to real property and possession of a controlled substance after he was arrested at 8258 S. Pulaski at 6:20 p.m. Saturday, May 29. Matthew R. Chavez, of the 1400 block of South Hamilton, allegedly hit a 26-year-old man during a scuffle. Witnesses told police that Chavez was found in a vehicle without permission. Two men pulled him out, leading to the scuffle, a CPD spokesman said, adding that a small amount of drugs was found on Chavez. According to public records, Chavez has been arrested four time by CPD since 2015 on charges that included aggravated DUI, possession of a controlled substance, reckless driving, criminal damage to property, transporting open alcohol in a vehicle and driving under the influence of drugs.
Say man had gun in bookbag
A 20-year-old Scottsdale man was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after he was arrested during a traffic stop in the 7900 block of South Kostner at 9:32 p.m. Sunday, May 30. Felix A. Velazquez, of the 4200 block of West 78th Street, reportedly was carrying a loaded pistol in a bookbag.
Claim woman drove drunk on Pulaski
A 46-year-old West Lawn woman was charged with aggravated DUI, as well as driving without a license, after she was arrested in the 5000 block of South Pulaski at 9:40 p.m. Sunday, May 23. Julia Navarro, of the 6200 block of South Tripp, was apprehended by officers who said her vehicle had a flat front tire and was riding on its rim.
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