Tuesday Blotter: Man Pees at Skokie Police Station
The following arrest information was supplied by the Skokie Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. At Skokie Patch, we update our blotter daily.
Man urinates at SPD parking lot
A taxi pulled into the Skokie police station to report a theft of services on July 20. According to the report, the customer owed the taxi driver $55 for a fare, but was allegedly too intoxicated to pay. When the taxi pulled into the station parking lot, he exited the car and began urinating, the report said. Police saw the man peeing in the act and charged the 53-year-old with disorderly conduct / public urination.
Meanwhile, the taxi driver said he did not want to press charges on the bilked fare and went on his way, police said.
Police responded to a criminal damage complaint in the 7400 block of Hamlin Avenue on July 20. According to the report, illegible graffiti was written on the door of a building.
Police responded to a criminal damage complaint near Lee Wright Park on July 20. According to the report, the words, “ink dot” were written on the side of a fence.
Police responded to a criminal damage complaint in the 8700 block of Terminal Street on July 20. According to the report, several letters were written on the side of a building using purple spray paint.
A car parked in the 5300 block of Carol Street was reported stolen on July 20.
Theft at Macy’s
Police responded to a theft at Macy’s in Old Orchard Mall on July 19. According to the report, a juvenile allegedly selected about $100 worth of clothing and attempted to leave the store without paying. He was later stopped by store security and charged by police.
Police responded to a criminal damage complaint in the 7600 block of Kilbourn Avenue on July 16. According to the report, red spray paint was used to draw a pitchfork on the side of a garage. The symbol is typically associated with a major Chicago gang.