Tag: Maywood Police Department

Infant, Found Unresponsive in Maywood Home, Dies

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The Maywood Police Department is currently investigating the death of an infant who was found unresponsive on Nov. 13 in a home on the 1800 block of S. 19th Ave. in Maywood.

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Maywood Authorizes $38K Settlement for Lawsuit Alleging Police Abuse

Thursday, November 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During an Oct. 17 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously voted to authorize a payment of $38,000 to a man who filed a civil rights lawsuit against the village and two Maywood police officers last year.

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Two Men Charged After Allegedly Shooting at Maywood Police on Oct. 29

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Malik D. Henderson and Calvin D. Patterson. | Courtesy Maywood Police Department 

Two men are in custody and facing a range of charges after they got into a shootout with Maywood police officers, according to a report released by the Maywood Police Department on Nov. 1.

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Theft of Trees, Flowers, Plants Reported at Maywood Park District

Monday, October 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A hole where a tree once was outside of the Maywood Park District’s headquarters. | Courtesy Dawn Williams-Rone

A string of thefts have been reported by Maywood Park District officials. According to district officials, a large tree that was planted several weeks ago went missing last week. Dawn Williams-Rone, the park district commission president, said she noticed the missing tree on the morning of Oct. 12.

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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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‘Why Would Someone Kill a 14-year-old Boy?’ Residents Wonder at Vigil

Tuesday, September 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Brenda Windmon, 48, still has a photo of her 14-year-old brother, Michael Jones, which was snapped as he lay in the hospital near death and recently removed from surgery, his head swaddled in gauze the color of staunched blood, his face obscured by tape and tubes.

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Father of Student Who Brought ‘Powdered Substance’ to Maywood School Arrested, Charged

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Emilio Contreras, of Maywood, was arrested and charged on Sept. 25. | Maywood Police Department

The father of a juvenile who brought a sandwich bag filled with a “white powdered substance” to a Maywood school on Sept. 20 has been arrested and charged.

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