The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Skokie and Lincolnwood police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
- Alfa M. Kaba, 24, of 9400 Lincolnwood Drive, Evanston, was charged with aggravated battery June 23 in his home. Police said Kaba was intoxicated and damaging property inside the residence. When police arrived on the scene, he went to his room and placed a broken doorway in front, police said. He was uncooperative with police, refusing to comply, and he struggled and was combative when being handcuffed, police said.
- Taewan Noh, 28, of 1914 Orrington Ave., Evanston, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from an incident June 18 on the 7900 block of Crawford Avenue.
- Kenny Arnao, 18, of 4933 Carol Street, Skokie was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from an incident at 6 p.m. June 25 on the 5200 block of Carol Street. Police said the arrest came after a traffic stop.
- Jonathan M. Dinkha, 19, of 1923 New Willow Road, Northfield, was charged with possession of drug equipment stemming from an incident at 1:30 a.m. June 24 at Lifetime Fitness, 5330 Old Orchard Road. Skokie officers responded to the Lifetime Fitness parking lot for a report of a noise complaint and found Dinkha there with drug paraphernalia.
- Joan Ky, 20, of 8250 Ridgeway Ave., Skokie, was charged with retail theft stemming from an incident June 18 in Sephora at Westfield Old Orchard. The suspect entered the cosmetic center, selected several cosmetic items and placed them in her purse before trying to leave without paying, police said.
- Four women were arrested for felony retail theft stemming from an incident at 6:49 p.m. June 24 at CVS Pharmacy, 3434 Dempster St. Police said the store manager saw three females concealing items in their bags and leaving the store without paying.
- Police found the vehicle that matched the description of the one the suspects allegedly left the scene in and arrested the four occupants at Dempster Street and Niles Center Road. Merchandise valued at nearly $676 was found inside their vehicle.
- The three occupants who were allegedly seen inside the store – Carmen D. Ford, 25 and Audrey Y. Brown, 38, both of 1856 Karlov Ave., Chicago, and Yvonne R. Davis, 44, of 1939 Trumbull Ave., Chicago – were apprehended along with the driver, Kimberly Moss, 22, of 600 Exchange Ave., Calumet City. Davis was also charged with felony obstructing identification for initially giving police a false name.
- Sonia W. Atiq, 25, of 9920 S. Lowe, Chicago, was charged with theft after her arrest at the Lincolnwood Town Center Kohl’s at 2:11 p.m. June 25. Security said Atiq removed clothing from a display and concealed the items in her purse and left the store without paying for the items, which were valued at $38.
- Orlando Tomas Rubio, 22, of 5522 W. Newport Ave., Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs after his arrest on the 6400 block of McCormick Boulevard at 2:13 a.m. June 28. Rubio was pulled over by police after his vehicle was observed weaving within the left lane, police said.
- When the officer approached his vehicle, smoke was observed billowing out of the window, and the smell of cannabis was coming out of the window, according to police. Police said Rubio allegedly admitted to smoking cannabis an hour before he was pulled over. Rubio was also charged with operating an uninsured motor vehicle, improper lane usage and failure to display a turn signal. He was released on bond.
- Juan C. Gatica, 21, of 5119 W. George St., Chicago, was arrested for driving under the influence after he was arrested on the 4500 block of Touhy Avenue at 11:59 p.m. June 27. Police were approached by a driver who said her vehicle was struck from behind by the car in front of her at a traffic light. When the officer approached the driver, he could smell alcohol emanating from the vehicle, police said. Gatica allegedly admitted to police that he had no driver’s license. He was also cited for having no insurance, no valid license to drive and speeding.