Theft on the Rise in Bellwood, Broadview Maywood, Melrose Park, Says Police Chief
Crime / Policing

Theft on the Rise in Bellwood, Broadview Maywood, Melrose Park, Says Police Chief

Saturday, June 10, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Crime is decreasing overall in Maywood and surrounding communities, but instances of theft are becoming more frequent, said Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley. The chief provided the information during a regular crime update he delivered at a June 10 regular breakfast meeting of the Proviso Township … Continue reading

Man Sues Maywood, Alleges He Was Arrested, Cited for Taking Photos of Police Station
Breaking News / Government / Policing

Man Sues Maywood, Alleges He Was Arrested, Cited for Taking Photos of Police Station

Friday, June 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews One man has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the village of Maywood in relation to an incident that happened last summer. The village’s administrative hearing department, enforcement department, community development department, the Maywood police chief and two police officers (a commander and a … Continue reading

Maywood Police Arrest Two, Recover Six Semiautomatic Guns in Multiple Raids
Breaking News / Crime / Policing

Maywood Police Arrest Two, Recover Six Semiautomatic Guns in Multiple Raids

Thursday, June 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Maywood police carried out two raids on May 30 that resulted in the seizure of numerous semiautomatic guns and narcotics, and two arrests, according to a statement released by the department earlier this week. On Tuesday, at around 5:20 a.m., the Maywood Police Tactical Unit, … Continue reading

Breaking: Body Pulled from Des Plaines Near 1st and Washington
Breaking News / Crime / Policing

Breaking: Body Pulled from Des Plaines Near 1st and Washington

Friday, May 12, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 5:45 p.m.  According to a CBS Local report, “A dead body was discovered in the Des Plaines River Friday as work clews cleaned debris along a bridge, Illinois State Police said.” The report noted that the body, which has not been identified, was … Continue reading

Breaking: Victim of Tuesday’s Drive-By in Maywood Dies, Identified as Ryan Jones
Breaking News / Crime / Policing

Breaking: Victim of Tuesday’s Drive-By in Maywood Dies, Identified as Ryan Jones

Tuesday,  May 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews A drive-by shooting that happened in broad daylight Tuesday afternoon in Maywood has left one man dead. The shooting happened on the 400 block of South 21st Ave. at around 1 p.m., police said. The victim, 23-year-old Ryan Jones, (pictured), was pronounced dead after being … Continue reading

Breaking: Daylight Drive-By Shooting in Maywood Leaves One Injured, May 2
Breaking News / Crime / Policing

Breaking: Daylight Drive-By Shooting in Maywood Leaves One Injured, May 2

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews A drive-by shooting that happened in broad daylight Tuesday afternoon in Maywood has left at least one unidentified person injured. The shooting happened on the 400 block of South 21st Ave. at around 1 p.m., police said. Maywood police could only confirm that the shooting … Continue reading