The following items were taken from police reports:
A 10-year-old Oak Park girl said a man in a black, four-door car called out to her and offered her candy at 3 p.m. Jan. 21 outside Irving School on the 1100 block of South Cuyler Avenue. She ran back into the school, and the man drove south on Cuyler. He wore a black ski mask, ski goggles, black jacket and black mittens.
A 19-year-old man was charged with aggravated battery to a peace officer, resisting arrest and battery after he slapped an officer who came to his house at 12:34 p.m. Jan. 21 to arrest him on a previous complaint of battery to a police officer. On Jan. 6, police went to the man's house on the 300 block of North Maple Avenue after his mother reported that he was out of control and punching holes in the walls. When she opened the door for officers, her son pushed it closed, hitting the officer. The teen then fled out the rear door. His mother declined to sign a complaint, but the officer wanted to press a charge.
An Oak Park boy was charged with possession of cannabis with intent to distribute after he was found with seven individually packaged brownies containing marijuana at 11:37 a.m. Jan. 21 at Oak Park and River Forest High School, 201 N. Scoville Ave. The brownies weighed 328 grams. He was given a 21-day court referral and turned over to a parent.
A 49-year-old Berwyn man was arrested at 9 p.m. Jan. 21 by Berwyn police on an Oak Park warrant for battery.
An 18-year-old woman and two 15-year-old boys, both from the same block in Chicago, were arrested at 3:36 a.m. Jan. 20 in an alley on the 400 block of South Boulevard after they were stopped for riding bicycles without headlights. Registrations were traced to a theft from an unlocked garage in the 200 block of South Lombard Avenue. The woman had three global positioning system units, one of which had been stolen from the unlocked garage, and phone chargers that had been stolen out of an unlocked car parked behind a different address on that same block. She was charged with two counts of burglary. The boys were referred to juvenile court and released to their parents or guardians.
A man 20 to 25 years old and wearing black clothing tried to rob an Oak Park boy on the 1000 block of Lyman Avenue at 4:29 p.m. Jan. 20. The man approached the boy from behind, grabbed him by his coat collar, pulled him to the ground, squeezed his neck and demanded money. The boy broke free, and the man ran east in the Garfield alley from Lyman.
An Oak Park boy was charged with possession of cannabis at 12:11 p.m. Jan. 17 at Oak Park and River Forest High School, 201. N. Scoville. He was referred to juvenile court and released to his legal guardian.
A 29-year-old Oak Park man turned himself in Jan. 17 after being identified as a suspect in a Jan. 11 criminal damage to property incident. The offense took place on the 500 block of South Harvey Avenue, where the suspect lives.
A 39-year-old Cicero man was charged with aggravated driving under the influence, driving under the influence and no valid driver's license after he was stopped at 12:51 a.m. Jan. 18 on the 300 block of South Ridgeland Avenue for a traffic offense.
A 30-year-old Chicago man was charged with two counts of deceptive practice for an incident at Fitness Formula Club on the 1100 block of Lake Street at 4 p.m. Jan. 17. He also was wanted on a Northwestern University warrant for criminal trespass to real property.
A 77-year-old Chicago man was charged with criminal trespass to real property. The offense occurred on the 1100 block of South Humphrey Avenue at 8:24 p.m. Jan. 18.
A keyboard, a gray Toshiba Tecra computer, a gray Toshiba satellite laptop computer, a black Apple Mini iPad and a black Apple 3G iPhone were stolen between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Jan. 23 from a house on the 800 block of South Taylor Avenue. Loss was estimated at $1,777. The rear basement door had been forced open.
A silver Apple MacBook Pro laptop computer and a tan backpack, worth a total of $1,200, were stolen between 7 a.m. and 3:46 p.m. Jan. 23 from a house on the 800 block of South Lombard Avenue. The rear basement door had been pried open.
Four milk crates containing 40 to 50 copper pipe fittings worth $1,200 were stolen between 6 p.m. Jan. 20 and 7 a.m. Jan. 21 from a business on the 200 block of Madison Street. A steel door had been pried open.
A black Samsung Galaxy I cell phone and a car owner's manual, worth $104, were stolen between 9 p.m. Jan. 20 and 7:40 a.m. Jan. 21 from an unlocked vehicle parked in a garage on the 100 block of North Austin Boulevard. The overhead door was partially open.
A burglar alarm sounded at 10:34 a.m. Jan. 20, scaring away someone who had removed a window screen and tried to pry a basement window on the south side of a house on the 200 block of South Cuyler Avenue.
A red leather Lancome makeup bag worth $20 and $5 in coins were stolen between 10 p.m. Jan. 19 and 9:13 a.m. Jan. 20 from a car on a garage apron behind a building on the 1100 block of Highland Avenue. Entry was made because of a partially open window.
An Xbox 360 game console and a Lenovo Edge laptop computer were stolen between 10:40 and 11:35 a.m. Jan. 20 from a house on the 100 block of North Elmwood Avenue. Loss was estimated at $850. Entry was made through an unlocked rear door.