Cicero man charged with delivery of heroin, cocaine 

Police charged Larry Allen Bady Jr., 39, of Cicero, following a traffic stop at 3:11 p.m., May 3 in the area of First Avenue and Roosevelt Road. Police said they pulled Bady over for changing lanes several times without signaling and stopped his vehicle in the 8600 block of Roosevelt Road. 

The officer reportedly asked Bady to step out of the vehicle after the officer believed Bady was trying to conceal something on his person and in the vehicle’s center console. Police also reported Bady refused to follow several directions to keep his hands on the rear of his vehicle when police started a pat-down search of his clothing, and he had to be handcuffed after he tried to prevent officers from searching him. 

Police said they found $3,929 in cash in Bady’s pocket and 16 bags containing 3 grams of suspected heroin and eight bags containing 1.4 grams of suspected cocaine in the vehicle’s center console. Police also recovered three cellular phones. He was charged with two counts of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, three counts of resisting arrest, one count of expired registration, one count of failure to signal and one count of operating an uninsured vehicle. Police reported that the cash and vehicle were seized under the Asset Forfeiture Act. 

 Chicago woman charged with delivery of heroin

Amanda Tyshell Dunbar, 26, of Chicago was charged at 6:39 p.m., May 4 with several drug-related charges in the 600 block of Harlem Avenue. An officer on patrol reported seeing Dunbar waiting in a vehicle with two other people at Thornton’s gas station and then leave the vehicle to get inside a red van. Police believed a drug transaction was occurring and stopped the vehicle. Police spoke to the driver of the van, who consented to a search. Police found $60 in his pocket, but no drugs. 

When a female officer arrived to search Dunbar, an officer said they saw her drop numerous plastic bags on the ground. Police said they recovered three clear plastic bags and an additional knotted plastic bag that contained 21 smaller bags of suspected heroin, totaling about 23 grams. Dunbar reportedly told police she was going to sell the driver of the van a bag. She also had three phones in her possession, two of which were for selling drugs, Dunbar reportedly told them. Police said Dunbar told officers she had been selling drugs for the prior two weeks to make extra money. She was charged with possession of a controlled substance, delivery or possession with intent to deliver and possession of drug equipment. 

Teens given citations for BB gun

Police issued citations to two teenagers, one 14 and the other 16, at 7:42 p.m., May 7 in the 900 block of Elgin Avenue after a caller reported seeing the two playing with a gun. Police found the teens and the gun, which they learned was a BB gun missing the orange tip. The teens were each issued a citation for disorderly conduct. 

 Hanging baskets stolen

Three hanging baskets were reported stolen at 1:45 p.m., May 2 from the front porch of a home in the 600 block of Beloit Avenue. The resident said it was the second time he reported his flowers were stolen. The loss was valued at $40. 

 Felony charges for drivers without valid licenses

A 27-year-old Carpentersville woman was approved for a felony following a traffic stop at 6:31 p.m., May 2 near Interstate 290 and Desplaines Avenue. Police stopped the driver for not wearing a seat belt and learned she did not have a valid driver’s license. Police said the woman’s license was revoked for an out-of-state driving under the influence (DUI) conviction and four subsequent driving with a suspended or revoked license convictions. The woman was charged with felony driving while license revoked and issued citations for a moving violation and for not wearing a seat belt.

A 36-year-old Cicero man was charged following a traffic stop at 2:45 p.m., May 2 in the area of Elgin Avenue and Harrison Street. Police said the driver was stopped for a registration check when the officer learned his license was revoked for a DUI conviction and for a driving while license revoked conviction. Due to his previous convictions, the driver was charged with felony driving while license revoked.

A 29-year-old Maywood man was stopped for not wearing a seat belt at 4:46 p.m., May 5 in the area of Hannah Avenue and Madison Street. Police learned his driver’s license was revoked due to a prior DUI. The man was charged with felony driving while license revoked and issued a citation for not wearing a seat belt while driving.

 These items were obtained from police reports filed by the Forest Park Police Department, May 2-8, and represent a portion of the incidents to which police responded. Unless otherwise indicated, anybody named in these reports has only been charged with a crime. These cases have not been adjudicated.

—Compiled by Matthew Hendrickson