Police Blotter: Graffiti and a Barbie Bike Found

Tinley Park police reports, Nov. 10.



said someone spray painted a light pole near the intersection of Hickory Street and 68th Court in . Written in purple paint were the letters "TCK," according to the report. A resident said he believed someone defaced the pole between 8 a.m. and 3:40 p.m.

Barbie Bike Found

Someone turned in a 16-inch Barbie bicycle that was found around 7 a.m. in the grass at Memorial School Park, 17900 South 66th Court in Tinley Park. The bike is pink and has a purple seat, police said.

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Dee Emm November 13, 2011 at 06:09 PM
Patch, don't do half a story. How about asking some questions? How active is TCK in Tiney? Has anyone recently moved to that neighborhood from Albuquerque? Here's what the hat looks like. http://goo.gl/y2hC1 Wearer is usually Hispanic. And if you doubt the spray paint connection, try this photo http://goo.gl/yFBci
Carrie Frillman November 15, 2011 at 04:21 AM
Hi Dee. Thanks for your input. I can assure you that we do ask questions—often. It's our job to do so. This is a blotter report detailing what was filed at the Tinley Park Police Department. We surely follow up on such reports (and tips from our readers). I encourage you to click around the site.
jen urbanski November 16, 2011 at 02:20 PM
Thanks Carrie so much for writing about someone turning in the barbie bike. it was my daughters and if i didnt read that article i would have never known it was turned in!!
Carrie Frillman November 16, 2011 at 03:04 PM
Oh Jen that's so great to hear! You're very welcome. I'm glad it made it home safely :o)


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