Teen Charged with Sex Abuse; $1,500 Hit-and-Run: La Grange Police Blotter

La Grange police reports, Jan. 9-16.


$1500 Hit-and-Run

A resident of the 700 block of 8th Avenue reported at 5:03 p.m. that a car parked on the parkway had been hit sometime that day by someone who did not leave a report. The damage to the front left side of the vehicle was estimated at more than $1,500.

Warrant Arrest

Bridgeview Courthouse reported that they were holding Victor Cordova, 43, address not given, on a La Grange Police Department warrant for driving with a suspended license.

Villa Venice Graffiti

Miscellaneous graffiti was reported on garages on the 900 block of 8th Avenue  (Villa Venice) at around 9 a.m. The nature of the graffiti was unclear. 


Cell Phone Stolen from Bag

A victim at the La Grange Park District building on the 500 block of East Avenue reported at 3:11 p.m. that a cell phone was stolen from an unlocked bag in the gym. The phone’s value was estimated at $200.


Purse Also Stolen from Bag

An employee at Consign and Redesign, 35 S. La Grange Rd., reported at 4:38 p.m. that her wallet had been stolen from inside her purse at work. Charges  at Wal-Mart were made on her credit card; the charges were reversible and no financial loss was suffered.


Threatening Calls

A resident reported at 9:36 a.m. receiving a series of threatening calls on his phone. Police entered it as a matter of record.


Stolen Car Not Actually Stolen

Police located a car at 8:44 p.m. on the 0-100 block of South La Grange Road that had been reported as stolen to the Chicago Police Department. The owner, a Chicago woman, told police that the vehicle had been previously reported stolen after being relocated due to snow without her knowledge, and the stolen-vehicle report was never cancelled.

Kids Cited for Tobacco

A 17-year-old girl from La Grange and two 16-year-old boys, town unknown, were issued local ordinance citations for underage possession of tobacco after being located in Elm Park at 3:04 p.m., police said.

Resident Turns Self In

Dyana Bays, 27, of the 200 block of Sawyer Avenue, voluntarily turned herself in at the La Grange Police Department at 10:43 a.m. on an outstanding So. Cook County warrant for resisting a peace officer, police said.

Another Hit-and-Run

A delayed hit-and-run was reported at 10:24 a.m. from the 6th Avenue parking garage. The damage to the left rear end of the vehicle was reported at between $500 and $1,500.


Teen Charged with Sex Abuse

Diquane Sheard, 18, of the 4700 block of South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, was arrested at about 2 p.m. and charged with misdemeanor criminal sexual abuse for incidents that occurred in October of 2012 in La Grange, police said. Police did not release any additional information, citing victim privacy.


Police Blotter information is provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.

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Tim F January 17, 2013 at 03:09 AM
"the vehicle had been reported stolen after being relocated due to snow " HUH! Where?
Darren McRoy January 17, 2013 at 03:12 AM
It was previously reported stolen... I'll make that more clear. Thanks!


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