Category: Crime

Bellwood Man Gets 22 Years In Prison For 2014 Bensenville Murder

Thursday, June 14, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Kenneth Bardlett, of Bellwood, was sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in a 2014 murder. | DuPage County Sheriff’s Office  

A Bellwood man was recently sentenced to prison on June 12 for his part in the murder of a Bensenville tobacco store owner.

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Police Looking For Leaders Of Suburban Pickpocket Ring

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Sherita Reece and Shawn Rucker are wanted for alleging stealing the wallets of elderly women.  

According to a WGN 9 report, police officers in five different suburbs are looking for a ring of pickpockets who have been stealing the wallets of elderly women in  Westchester, Elmhurst, Bloomingdale, Broadview and Schaumburg.

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Maywood Has A Small Part In Chicago Crime Commission’s Gang Book

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The cover of the 2012 Gang Book, published by the Chicago Crime Commission. | Good Reads 

On June 12, the Chicago Crime Commission released the 2018 Gang Book, the first one that the anti-crime body has published since 2012. The book, which is roughly 400 pages, lists 59 active gangs and more than 2,400 gang factions — many of which are expanding into the suburbs, the commission explains.

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Maywood Man Charged In Fatal Shooting In Forest Park

Monday, June 11, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Martell Dorsey| Courtesy Forest Park Police Department 

A Maywood man has been charged with killing Michael Harris at about 4:34 a.m. at the intersection of Elgin Avenue and Adams Street in Forest Park on June 10, according to a statement issued by the Forest Park police department.

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