Hot Undies; Employee Pepper-Sprayed: Homewood Police Blotter
Homewood police reports, June 1-4
MONDAY, JUNE 4
Three men pepper-sprayed an employee of a store in the 17600 block of Halsted Street around 7:30 p.m. and took a box of sterling silver earrings, police said. The employee described the men as black males in their late teens or early twenties, according to Homewood Police Sgt. Denise McGrath, who added the armed robbery is still under investigation. The quantity and value of the screw-back type earrings were not released.
SUNDAY, JUNE 3
Cinnamon Williams, 20, 14813 Atlantic Ave., Dolton was charged with battery. She allegedly grabbed another woman by the hair and struck her in the neck following an argument at 4:25 p.m. in the 18300 block of California Avenue. She is to appear at the 6th Municipal District Courthouse in Markham on July 13.
SATURDAY, JUNE 2
Party, what party?
A homeowner in the 18300 block of Martin Avenue was cited for violating a village alcohol ordinance. A woman told police she gave a family friend permission to have “a couple people over,” in her garage. Police got a call of a loud party around 11:30 p.m. and arrived to find 40 to 50 minors, many in possession of alcohol, police said. The underage drinkers did not appear to be intoxicated and were not charged, according to the police report.
FRIDAY, JUNE 1
Two juvenile girls were each cited with municipal violations for retail theft after they hid three t-shirts under sweatshirts they wore and left a store in the 17900 block of Halsted Street at 5:22 p.m. without paying. The total value of both thefts was $38, police said.
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