Riverside

Linda B. Lopez  (Riverside Police)

Woman Set Fire To Apartment After Boyfriend Smoked All The Pot: Police

Linda B. Lopez was sentenced to four years in prison and ordered to pay $1,000 in restitution.

02/12/2015

Erik Quiroz (Credit: Riverside Police)

Police: Drunk Driver Blew Five Red Lights In Front Of Cop

A Berwyn man is charged with DUI after he allegedly drove past a marked police car and through five consecutive red lights early Tuesday in west suburban Riverside.

02/04/2015

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Berwyn Man Charged With DUI After Bold Ride Through Riverside

Riverside Police say it was 3:18 a.m. when 30-year-old Eric Quiroz was driving down Harlem with several other friends in the car.

02/03/2015

Lamawr Palmer (Credit: Riverside Police)

Riverside School District Employee Charged With Stealing iPads, Computers

Lamawr Palmer, 31, was charged with one felony count of theft of school property, according to a statement from Riverside police.

02/02/2015

The confiscated airsoft guns. (Credit: Riverside Police)

Riverside Police Arrest Several Teens After Reported Shooting With Airsoft Gun

Riverside Police arrested three juveniles after investigating a reported shooting with Airsoft guns Saturday night. Four other teens were cited and two Airsoft handguns and an Airsoft pump shot gun along with a bag full of airsoft pellets.

01/25/2015

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Boy, 9, Shoots Sister, 11, With BB Gun

Riverside police and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services were investigating an incident in which a boy shot his sister with a BB gun.

01/21/2015

Miguel Angel Ocampo (Riverside Police Department)

Police: Drunken Driver Caught Doing 99 In A 35 MPH Zone

Twenty-year-old Miguel Angel Ocampo of North Riverside was arrested and charged with several offenses, including DUI, speeding, reckless driving and having no vehicle insurance, police said.

01/01/2015

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Police: Girl, 10, Struck By Drunk Driver Who Fled Scene

A 10-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle in a school zone Thursday afternoon in southwest suburban Riverside.

11/22/2014

Saul Sandoval (Credit: Riverside Police)

Man Free On Bond For Robbery Charged With Stealing Woman’s Purse

A man free on bond after being charged with robbing an elderly man in west suburban Riverside in August was arrested last weekend and charged with another robbery in Chicago.

11/21/2014

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“Bully Bandit” Suspected In 16th Bank Robbery

The “Bully Bandit” is suspected of striking again Thursday morning in south suburban Riverside, in his fourth suspected bank robbery in the past month after a year-and-a-half hiatus.

11/14/2014

Jeffrey Waiman Wo (Credit: Riverside Police)

Man Wearing Bulletproof Vest Arrested Outside Riverside School

Jeffrey Waiman Wo, 41, was charged with one count of disorderly conduct after he was seen “lurking around St. Mary’s School playground” at 97 Herrick Rd. about 12:41 p.m. Tuesday, according to a statement from Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel.

11/05/2014

Sheri Seybold (Credit: Riverside Police)

Police: Woman Passed Out Drunk Behind Wheel Wakes Up, Smashes Vehicle Into Squad Car

Police say a woman who passed out drunk while driving in the west suburbs on Monday night woke up and smashed her vehicle into a squad car as officers tried to rouse her in Riverside.

10/08/2014

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“Small Explosion” Outside Riverside Steel Mill

The explosion happened about 11 p.m at ArcelorMittal, 13500 S. Perry, Riverdale Police said.

09/26/2014

An elderly motorist was uninjured Monday after this car went through the front of a Riverside bank. (Riverside Police)

Elderly Driver Sends Car Through Front Of Riverside Bank

The driver said she meant to park her 2000 Honda Accord in front of First American Bank, 15 Riverside Road, around noon when her foot mistakenly pushed the accelerator, according to police.

09/15/2014

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Police: Armed Robbers Followed Jewelry Dealer From Flea Market

A suburban senior opened her door to see a friend being attacked by jewel thieves. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

08/07/2014

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For Two Days, Hugo The Cat Trapped On Electrical Pole

Poor Hugo, he’s been stuck on a ComEd electrical pole for two days.

07/23/2014

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Riverside Police Chief Wants Stiffer Punishment For Habitual Drunk Drivers

After a man whose license has been revoked seven times in the past was arrested for drunk driving for the fourth time last weekend, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel said it was the last straw.

07/18/2014

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Suburban Police Chief: Ticket Quotas Needed To Evaluate Personnel

An independent-minded suburban police chief suggests trouble ahead now that Governor Pat Quinn has signed a law banning ticket quotas, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

06/16/2014

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Chief Objects After Suspect Who Threatened To Kill Cop Released

In an unusual move, a suburban police chief has filed an official complaint against a judge for letting a defendant walk without a cash bond.

05/28/2014

Vance Nono (Credit: Riverside Police)

Cops: Drunk Drove Up To Police Station After Hitting Girlfriend

Vance Nono, of Lyons, has been charged with domestic battery, battery to a police officer, DUI, and other counts.

05/02/2014

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