TUESDAY, JULY 3
Two Charged for Selling Candy Without Permit
Kourtney Windom, of the 1000 block of East 133rd Street, Riverdale, was charged with criminal trespass to real property after he and a juvenile whose name police did not release, were seen selling candy from out of a backpack in front of a store in the 17900 block of Halsted Street at 12:30 p.m. The two had been previously cited for selling without a permit and warned not to return, police said. The juvenile was also charged with criminal trespassing and released to his parents’ custody, according to the police report. Windom has a court date of August 8 in Markham.
$750 Worth of Merchandise Stolen
Megan McGuffey, 35, of the 22800 block of Frederick Road, Steger, was charged with retail theft at 4 p.m. Police said McGuffey bagged up merchandise with a total retail value of $751.08 and left a store in the 17600 block of Halsted Street without paying. She has an August 7 court date in Markham.
Woman Punches Neighbor Over Daughter Dispute
Doris Dillon-Contreras, 48, of the 18600 Highland Avenue in Homewood, was charged with battery after she punched a neighbor in the mouth, police said. Dillon-Contreras allegedly punched the woman on the neighbor’s porch during an argument about their daughters. The neighbor refused medical treatment, but opted to press charges. Dillon-Contreras is scheduled to appear in court in Markham on August 20.
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