Mother Beats Son with Coat Hanger: Police Blotter
Homewood Police reports, Nov. 3–4
SUNDAY, NOV. 4
Mother Beats Son with Coat Hanger
Dalana Holt, 32, of the 19400 block of Glenwood Rd. in Chicago Heights was charged with domestic battery after police say they witnessed her beating her son with a plastic coat hanger in her vehicle on the 17900 block of Halsted St. According to the report, Holt was mad at her son and her juvenile cousin for how they were behaving inside GameStop. Police say Holt hit her son four times in the leg and that the hanger was broken by the time an officer intervened. Police say DCFS was notified of the event. The two juveniles were released to the juvenile cousin’s mother, reports say.
SATURDAY, NOV. 3
Possession of Marijuana
Police say they pulled over a juvenile for not signaling during a turn at the intersection Gottschalk Ave. and Ridge Rd. around 9:30 p.m. Reports say a strong odor of marijuana was emanating from the SUV when it was pulled over. Police say they discovered just over seven grams of marijuana in the driver’s sock. The juvenile was issued a citation for possession of marijuana, according to the report.
Someone pried open the backdoor of an apartment on the 3200 block of 184th Street sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 2:40 p.m., according to police. Reports say the burglar stole $2,200 from the residence.
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