In an effort to inform the community of current crimes and seek the public’s assistance in pending investigations, the Crete Police Department will attempt to post information related to crimes occurring within the village. This list includes arrests and crimes occurring in the community and is only a partial list of calls for service, as officers respond to a wide variety of calls, which will not be posted. This includes accidents, domestic situations (non-arrests), fire department assists, regular traffic stops, public assists, routine reports, assist other PDs, parking complaints, civil issues, juvenile calls, calls of a sensitive nature, and many other incidents. All subjects arrested for crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law
Retail theft reported from Kohl’s Department Store, 23755 S. Volbrecht. Suspect allegedly stole $430 in merchandise. The report was delayed by five days after a Kohl’s Loss Prevention reviewed surveillance video. Investigation Pending.
Report of burglary to vehicle at Culver’s, 23180 S. Volbrecht. Victim reported cellphone taken from their unlocked vehicle. Video surveillance being reviewed-investigation pending.
Report of an armed robbery at Marathon Gas Station, 1351 Main St. Offender, M/B, 5’11”, 200 lbs., wearing gray hoodie, white hat, scarf, and blue jeans displayed a black handgun and took approximately $200 from the register. Reporting of crime to police delayed by approximately (20) minutes. Investigation Pending.
Criminal damage to property report in 3400 block of Innsbruck. Victim’s mailbox damaged sometime overnight.
Jose Luis Ramirez, 21, Crete, arrested for domestic battery. Jose battered victim on two separate occasions.
Douglas Bolsano, 43, Lowell, IN, arrested for driving on a suspended license after a he was involved in an accident at IL Rt 394 and Rt. 1.
Daniel Cox, 24, Crete, arrested for driving on a suspended license after a traffic stop for not wearing his seatbelt at Main and Fifth Streets.
Brandon Ja Breale Rodgers, 23, Douglasville, GA, arrested for trespassing, obstructing police, and resisting arrest after an incident at Queen’s Estate Mobile Home Park, 1712 Dixie Highway. Brandon was illegally soliciting business on private property and was asked to leave by management, but became confrontational and refused to leave. Police were called to the scene where Brandon obstructed them from performing their duties. Brandon later became uncooperative and resisted arrest.
Jermaine L Brooks, 32, Chicago, arrested for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia after officers investigated an illegally parked vehicle at Eagle Nest and Commerce Drive.
Antonio Cuevas, 37, Chicago, arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after a traffic stop in 1000 block of Exchange Street.
Jaime Cruz Murillo, 43, East Chicago, IN, arrested for driving on a suspended license and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at Crete and Richton Road. Officers first observed Jaime’s vehicle at a closed business and investigated.
A juvenile was arrested for disorderly conduct after threatening to “shoot up” another juvenile’s residence.
Two juveniles were arrested for disorderly conduct at Crete-Monee High School, 1515 W. Exchange Street, after a disturbance involving the allegation of stolen shoes.