THURSDAY, MARCH 14
Gerrod Greer, 24, of the 4200 block of 189th Street in Country Club Hills, was charged with disorderly conduct, according to a report. Greer is accused of walking up to a drive-up teller at US Bank, 18300 Kedzie Ave., while wearing a black face mask and pointing his hand like a gun. Police said he made a shooting motion twice with his hand and then ran toward the nearby Jewel-Osco. Officers were able to use a witness description to find the suspect. He is due in a Markham courtroom on April 2.
DUI Charge for Driver with Suspended License
Roosevelt Thomas, 53, of the 15500 block of Sixth Avenue in Phoenix, IL, was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and improper lighting, according to a report. Thomas was stopped at about 12:36 a.m. near Kedzie Avenue and 183rd Street after an officer saw him change lanes without signaling. Police reported smelling an odor of alcohol and also determined that Thomas' license was suspended. He is due in a Markham courtroom on April 23.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13
Wheel Stolen Off Explorer
The wheels on a Ford Explorer were reported missing, according to a report. The owner said she found the SUV up on cinder blocks at about 6:20 a.m., where it had been parked in the 800 block of Elder Road. Thirteen lug nuts were left behind. The cost to replace the tires is estimated to be $1,600.
Bottle of Gin And A DUI Charge for Homewood Driver
Christopher Davlantis, 30, of the 1000 block of 186th Place in Homewood, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal transportation of alcohol and speeding, according to a report. An officer stopped Davlantis at about 2:31 a.m. near Meyer Court and Riegel Road after allegedly traveling 45 mph in a 35 mph zone and slightly swerving. Police smelled a strong odor of alcohol and other signs Davlantis possibly had been drinking. He also was unable to finish sentences and spoke with slurred speech. After he was arrested, police found a bottle of Booth's Distilled London Dry Gin on the floor of the car. During booking, Davlantis refused to take a breath test. He is due in a Markham courtroom on April 2.
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