Category: Policing

Motorcyclist Killed in Bellwood Oct. 8 After Colliding With Pace Bus

Sunday, October 14, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

A Forest Park man was killed after colliding with a Pace bus last Sunday night at around 7:29 p.m., according to a Chicago Sun-Times report. The accident happened at Mannheim and Frontage.

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Maywood Police Lobby Now a ‘Meetup Spot’ for Getting Items Bought Online

Friday, October 6, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The lobby of the Maywood Police Station, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. | Courtesy Maywood Police Department

As part of a comprehensive effort to deter criminal activity that originates online, the Maywood Police Department recently announced that it will allow residents to use the lobby of the station at 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood in order to meet with people from whom they’ve purchased goods online through various means, such as mobile classified apps like LetGo and OfferUp.

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One Arrested During Another Morning Raid in Maywood on Sept. 19

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

A Maywood man was arrested during a raid carried out by a Maywood Police drug tactical unit and members of Cook County’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force early on Sept. 19.

Law enforcement authorities arrested Jamal Howlett, 32, at his home on the 1600 block of South 8th Ave. in Maywood on early Tuesday morning, said Maywood Lt. Dennis Diaz.

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Sun-Times: Melrose Park Police Raffled Off Assault Rifle During Taste

Monday, September 18, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Melrose Park mayor Ronald Serpico at the 2017 Taste of Melrose Park. | File 

Apparently, there was more than $3 dishes, music and dancing at the 37th Annual Taste of Melrose Park, which was held Sept. 1 through Sept. 3.

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Man Pronounced Dead at Broadview Motel on Sept. 11

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

A Broadview man was pronounced dead at a motel in that village on Sept. 11, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The Broadview Police Department reported to the coroner’s office about the death of Moses J. Neely, 45, of the 2500 block of South 12th Street in Broadview, at 8:48 p.m., according to the medical examiner.

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Maywood Seeking Entry Level Police Officers, Starting Salary: $42,140

Thursday, August 3, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Photo: Getty Images

The village of Maywood is taking applications for entry level police officer, according to a notification placed on the village’s website. The deadline for returning completed applications is 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 23 (this is not a postmarked date).

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Bellwood Woman Alleging Police Abuse Sues Maywood, Could Settle for $68K

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

During a July 18 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees considered voting to approve a $67,500 settlement agreement stemming from a lawsuit filed by a woman who alleges that she was abused by Maywood police during a 2014 traffic stop.

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