Phone Scammers Pretending To Be Cook County Sheriff’s OfficialA police chief in west suburban Riverside is warning residents about recent phone scams in which a caller claims to be a commander with the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Car Burglary Suspect Caught After He Stops To Ingest Crack: PoliceMartin Daniels of Chicago, 52, is suspected in a string of thefts to cars, stealing from unlocked vehicles and taking everything from iPhones to pocket change.
Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence Of Heroin, Pot, XanaxA Southwest Side man admitted to using heroin, smoking marijuana and ingesting Xanax while driving before being involved in a crash Friday evening in west suburban Riverside, police said.
SUV Hauler Takes A Little Off The Top At Railroad Viaduct: PoliceThe vehicles on the second level of the car carrier could not clear the structure.
Man Charged With Riverside Package TheftsA Des Plaines man was charged for stealing packages Thursday from porches in west suburban Riverside worth $1,140.
Man Drives Wrong Way Past Cops, Charged With 3rd DUI In RiversideFrank Oppong, of the 1800 block of North Monticello in Chicago, was charged with felony aggravated drunk driving, felony aggravated driving while license is revoked, transportation with open alcohol, driving the wrong way on a one-way street and several other traffic citations.
Drunken Drivers Charged In Thanksgiving Patrols In RiversideRiverside police are ramping up patrols aimed at preventing impaired drivers during the Thanksgiving holiday week, and two men have already been charged with DUI in the western suburb.
Man Drives Away From Court On Suspended License, Gets Caught SpeedingJose F. Vazquez, of the 4300 block of South Harlem Avenue in Stickney, was charged with speeding in a school zone while children were present and driving with a suspended license, police said. His vehicle was towed and impounded.
Riverside Police: Woman Was Drunk While Picking Up Child From SchoolPolice learned the 13-year-old passenger had been worried about the motorist’s driving and was texting relatives.
Man Jumps On Hood Of Car To Stop Hit-And-Run DriverA man jumped Tuesday on the hood of a car, in the efforts to stop the driver from leaving the scene of a crash in west suburban Riverside.
Man Charged With Burglarizing Vehicle In RiversideJohn D. Kimbrough faces one felony count of burglary.
Dogs Euthanized After Two Attacks In RiversideTwo dogs that were involved in a pair of attacks in Riverside have been put down.

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