Uncooperative Oak Lawn Man Ticketed for Pot
Eddie Bolling, a 43 year old black male, Oak Lawn resident, was given a village ordinance violation for possession of cannabis. The police approached the area of the 5700 block of Circle Drive on August 29th, on bike patrol, and noticed the smell of an odor that the officer thought was unburned cannabis in the air. The officer alleged that there was brown cigar, commonly referred to as a blunt by those that smoke pot, sitting in the center console of the car. Bolling allegedly responded to the officer’s inquiry telling the officer “that’s mine from earlier”. Bolling was allegedly uncooperative and refused to answer any questions. He was given the ticket and sent on his way.
Bike Cop Nabs Another Oak Lawn Man
A day later, on August 30th, the police were on bike patrol in the west alley of the 101st block of Pulaski when they observed a man leaning against a building. The officer alleges that when he pulled along side the man he smelled a strong odor of burnt cannabis. When asked what he was doing, the man allegedly responded, “I was making a video for my boyfriend.” The man denied smoking anything but the officer claimed the man was holding a brown cigar containing a green leafy substance. The police issued Emanuel Owens, a 20 year old black male and Oak Lawn resident, an ordinance violation ticket.
Alsip Man hit for pot possession
The police stopped Edward Carone, a 30 year old white male from Alsip, on August 30th after receiving a reckless driver call. The police didn’t cite him for reckless driving but he did receive a ticket after the police found a small bag of cannabis in his right pocket.
Police can’t locate man
A man who allegedly broke the windshield of a Mercedes owned by an Oak Lawn resident was able to escape due to the lack of description. On August 31st, the police arrived to the 9100 block of Neva Avenue when a caller told the dispatcher that a man had damaged his parked car and taken off in a white van. The victim was in his condo when he heard loud banging and then glass break. He saw an unknown man, wearing all black running south. He told the police the man was wearing all black and was about five foot five inches tall. He didn’t think he would be able to identify anyone.
Oak Lawn Man Caught Driving on Suspended License
The police stopped a car on August 30th at about 11:30 p.m. when the officer observed an air freshener hanging from the rear view mirror and obstructing the view through the windshield. The stop was made in the 5600 block of 103rd Street, not far from the driver’s home. After checking the man’s license, the police determined that the driver, Andre Collins had a suspended license. Collins, a 42 year old black male, with an Oak Lawn address, was charged with driving on a suspended license.