Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Harvey man tried running from Homewood police after robbing the downtown gas station, but he was no match.
Homewood police arrested a Harvey man in association with a robbery at the 183rd Street Citgo gas station in Homewood just after 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 15, according to Deputy Chief Denise McGrath. Victor Bobo, 38, of the 14900 block of Wood Street thought he could beat Homewood officers in a foot race after holding up the downtown gas station. He was wrong. Police say Bobo was taken into custody minutes after his attempt to flee the scene. He was charged with robbery. Get in on the conversation. Join Patch today. Like H-F Patch on Facebook
Friday, February 15, 2013
Martin Luther King Jr., Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson and Eddie Van Halen shared places in the memorabilia collection the disgraced former congressman of the 2nd District treated himself to with campaign money.
Federal prosecutors filed criminal information in the case against Jesse Jackson Jr. Friday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., accusing the ex-congressman of spending $750,000 in campaign funds on memorabilia, furs, gold watches and other extravagances. In Case 1:13-cr-00058-RLW, the United States of America vs. Jesse Jackson Jr., he faces charges of conspiracy, false statements, mail fraud and wire fraud, and the government is seeking forfeiture of assets. His wife is charged with filing false income tax returns. Jackson's lawyers negotiated a plea deal for him. Read the federal document for a full list of goods the feds want the Jacksons to turn over.
The former 2nd District Congressman was charged with conspiracy, making false statements and two separate counts of fraud. Jackson used campaign funds to purchase mink cashmere capes and Michael Jackson memorabilia, Sun-Times Media reports.
Ex-2nd District Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. might face up to 57 months in prison after he was criminally charged Friday with spending $750,000 of his campaign funds for personal use, Sun-Times Media reports. To be exact, the defamed former representative was charged with the following, according to the Sun-Times: The Sun-Times also lists the following items as allegedly purchased with misspent campaign dollars: “I can’t comment on any of (those purchases),” Jesse Jackson Sr. told the Sun-Times. “I could not and should not. I don’t know enough about it. We’re close enough to remain prayerful and supportive. But, I don’t know anything about the legal details.” Get the rest of the story by the Sun-Times Media
Thursday, November 8, 2012
A list of outstanding arrest warrants in Flossmoor.
Bret Bailey, 32, is wanted for possession of marijuana. There is no bond. His last known address was on the 1500 block of Heather Hill Crescent. Brittani Deans, 27, is wanted on a charge of aggravated battery. There is no bond. Her last known address was on the 0 block of Thornwood Drive. Sedric Curry, 41, is wanted on a charge of violation of supervision. Bail was set at $6,000. His last known address is on the 1800 block of Weather Hill Drive. Tajiddin Faisal, 34, is wanted on a charge of violation of supervision. Bail was set at $5,400. His last known address was on the 3100 block of Stonegate Lane. If you have a tip on their whereabouts, call 708-865-4902 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The sheriff's department says you …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
There are warrants out for the arrest of more than 30 accused criminals in Homewood. Today, Patch spotlights a few.
Sunday, April 1, 2012
The Cook County Sheriff has arrest warrants out for these accused "deadbeat dads" in the south suburbs.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Homewood police reports, Mar. 1-7
Someone broke into a Homewood woman’s home between 9:20 p.m. March 6 and 7:25 a.m. March 7, according to police. Police said the burglar stole a wallet from the kitchen countertop containing various banking and identification cards. Someone stole a Homewood man’s mail-order iPod Touch from his mailbox between 11:10 a.m. and 11:20 a.m., according to police. The stolen iPod is valued at $364.95, according to police. A Homewood woman’s jacket was stolen from Lassen’s Tap sometime between 9:30 a.m. on March 4 and 2 a.m. on March 5. The woman’s wallet, keys and leather gloves were inside of the jacket, and were also stolen, according to police. Maisha Rowe, 22, of the 17800 block of Tipton was charged with theft after stealing $10 from a …