Police Blotter: Man Harasses Patients at Silver Cross

Also, $1,200 in gift cards purchased at Walgreens with a fraudulent credit card. New Lenox police reports, Sept. 7-8.


Trespass at Hospital

Robert McReynolds, 62, of Joliet, was charged with trespass to property after security staff at Silver Cross Hospital called New Lenox police. According to a police report, McReynolds was in the hospital at about 1:30 a.m. harassing patients and refused to leave after being asked several times. The report didn't indicate what he was allegedly doing to harass patients. McReynolds posted bond and was released.

Vehicle Damaged

A car parked in the 200 block of Charleston Drive was dented, a resident told police. 


Walmart Theft

Elizabeth Odum, 46, of Joliet, was charged with retail theft. Police said she took $115 in merchandise from the Walmart in New Lenox without paying. Odum posted bond and was released. 

Warrant Arrest

Seth Knowles, 33, of Orland Park, was pulled over by New Lenox police during a routine traffic stop. Police discovered he had an active warrant for his arrest in Porter County, IN, for the failure to appear in court. Knowles was taken to Will County Jail.    

Credit Fraud

Police were called to the Walgreens on Nelson Road in New Lenox to investigate a case of fraud. According to police, someone used a fraudulent credit card to buy $1,200 in gift cards. 

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