River Forest police blotter for Nov. 26
Updated: January 28, 2013 1:57AM
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the River Forest Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
Cutberto Alvarez, 60, of 8119 S. Meade in Burbank was arrested at 1:39 p.m. Nov. 23 at Whole Foods, 7245 W. Lake St., after a security officer allegedly saw him place vitamins valued at $85 in his coat pocket and leave the store. Alvarez was charged with misdemeanor retail theft and released on bond with a January 2013 court date.
James G. Conner, 20, of 637 Marion St., Oak Park, was arrested at 11:19 p.m. Nov. 19 after he allegedly ran a red light at Chicago Avenue at Harlem, almost striking the east curb while turning and then spinning out. After allegedly leaving the scene at “a high rate of speed,” Conner was apprehended in a parking lot near his Oak Park home. He reportedly failed field sobriety tests and blew a .172 blood alcohol level on a breathalyzer test. He was cited for driving under the influence, DUI in excess of .08, disobeying a traffic control device and improper turn. He was released with a December court date after posting bond.
Joseph Jonn Greer, 26, of 335 W. Boone, Belvidere, Ill was arrested at 5:16 a.m. Nov. 22 at a residence on the 500 block of Monroe, after he allegedly returned there for the second time in an hour and refused to leave. After being ordered to leave and refusing to do so, Greer was charged with resisting a police officer.~.