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Victim uninjured in armed robbery May 16

May 27, 2015 - 13:08
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An armed robbery occurred just before midnight Saturday, May 16, in the parking lot of a restaurant in the 18800 block of Dixie Highway, according to Homewood police.

The robber approached as the victim opened a car door, police said.  

"The male offender was wearing dark clothing and displayed a dark colored handgun," said Homewood Deputy Police Chief Denise McGrath. "The offender ran off with the victim’s bag.  The victim was not physically injured."

Hazel Crest man charged after stolen vehicle recovered

May 26, 2015 - 21:40
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A Hazel Crest man was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle after a Homewood police officer observed the vehicle parked near a store on the east side of the village.

Anthony Fields Jr., 18, of the 17500 block of Oakwood, was arrested after the vehicle was spotted shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, according to the police report.

The vehicle was reported stolen from Hazel Crest on May 19.

Homewood man among 4 convicted in loan fraud scheme

March 22, 2015 - 10:43
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A Homewood man, Brian K. Hughes, 41, was convicted Friday of four counts of bank fraud, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois.

Hughes is the president of Hughes Corporate Consulting.  He was convicted by a jury Friday of four counts of bank fraud and one count of making false statements on a loan application.  Sentencing is set for June 2015.

Homewood woman charged with domestic battery

March 10, 2015 - 14:55
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A 38-year-old Homewood woman was charged with domestic battery Saturday, March 7, after allegedly stabbing a man with a kitchen knife.

Kenya Frazier, of the 2400 block of 183rd St., was taken into custody after the incident, which occurred between 3:30 and 4:45 p.m., according to the police report.

No information about the victim's condition was provided in the report.

Recent charges: Dolton man accused of fleeing police, tossing handgun

February 27, 2015 - 11:36
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A Dolton man was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and resisting a peace officer after he allegedly discarded a weapon and attempted to flee during a traffic stop shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24.

Xavier J. Harding, 19, of the 15600 block of Ingleside, was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped by Homewood police in the 18300 block of Dixie Highway after the officer noticed the driver was not wearing a safety belt.

Recent charges: weapons violation, drug possession, identity theft

February 24, 2015 - 13:14
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Police find loaded handgun during Halsted traffic stop
A Des Moines, Iowa, man was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after a loaded handgun was found in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Homewood just before midnight Friday, Feb. 20.

According to a Homewood police report, Michael Daniel, 22, of the 3000 block of Indianola Ave., was stopped in the 18200 block of Halsted Street for driving a vehicle with expired registration. 

Flossmoor resident sentenced for filing multi-billion dollar false liens against judges

December 27, 2014 - 17:49
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Retaliatory liens against federal employees gets Flossmoor man 46 months in prison

A Flossmoor resident who pleaded guilty to two counts of obstruction of justice and two counts of filing false retaliatory liens against government officials has been sentenced to serve 46 months in prison.

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