Homewood Man Suspected In Theft Of 10 Bundles Of Firewood

Clarendon Hills police reports, Dec. 30-Jan. 8.


Pot Possession

Monique P. Berk, 20, of the 5600 block of Forest Hill Drive, Clarendon Hills, was charged with possession of cannabis, police said, after police and fire department personnel responded to her home when her father reported her being under the influence, police said.

She admitted to police that she was under the influence of mushrooms and cannabis and was transported to detox by fire department personnel.

She was released to appear in court.


Suspended License

Eleazar Fernandez, 26, of the 6200 block of Alpine, Westmont, was charged with driving with a suspended license after a 12:20 a.m. traffic stop near the intersection of Western Avenue and 63rd Street, police said.

He was released on bond to appear in court.

Suspended License

Marliaka L. Whitaker, 39, of the 200 block of Gettysburg Drive, Bolingbrook, was charged with driving with a suspended license and suspended registration after a 10:17 p.m. traffic stop near the intersection of Route 83 and 55th Street, police said.

Whitaker was released to appear in court.


Firewood Snatched

Employees at Jewel-Osco, 303 Holmes Ave., reported that a man loaded his white pickup truck with 10 bundles of firewood at around 9:15 p.m. and left without paying, police said.

A bag boy wrote down the license-plate number of the vehicle and the known suspect is a 28-year-old Homewood man, police said. Charges have not yet been filed.

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