Goodbye gaming & other weekend crime


Unknown offenders steal PlayStation 4
Unknown offenders broke into a residence on the 800 block of Washington the morning of Saturday, July 4. The offenders forced entry into the residence using a prying tool to open the front door, which was also reported as unknown. Not unknown were the numerous electrical items removed from the residence including a PlayStation 4 game system.

Recovered Stolen Car
A 2002 Chevy Malibu was recovered on the morning of Sunday, July 5. According to police, it was found at the 1200 block of North Austin.

Missing Juvenile Returned
15-year-old Elijah Sims returned home in the morning of Saturday, July 4 after being reported missing, according to police.

Garage burglars take two bikes
Two bicycles were stolen out of a resident’s garage on the 300 block of South Kenilworth. The unknown offenders forced open the side service door of the garage to take the two bicycles.

Arrested for obstructing a peace officer
24-year-old David MacLean was arrested for obstructing a peace officer, resisting, and littering Sunday night. MacLean was arrested at the 700 block of South Austin. He was released after posting bond, according to police.


All data has been compiled from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments. Anyone named in this report has been charged with a crime(s) but cases are still pending.


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