'Large' Amount of Marijuana Seized During Traffic Stop: Blotter
Palos Hills police reports, Jan. 2-4.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2
Burglary In The New Year
Police were called to a home in the 10400 block of Interlochen Drive for a reported burglary. The victim told officers he had been away and, when he returned home, the rear door was open. A Samsung 51-inch TV, a Playstation, two pairs of sunglasses, jewelry and other items were missing.
Palos Hills Woman Victim of Identity Theft
A victim of identity theft told police that someone had opened Kohl’s and Best Buy cards in her name and charged about $600 of merchandise. The victim lives on South 87th Avenue.
FRIDAY, JAN. 4
"Large" Amount of Marijuana Seized
Jose Jesus Valenzuela, 43, of Hickory Hills, was charged with possession of marijuana over 30 grams, according to a police report. Valenzuela was stopped at about 1:30 p.m., at which time police found a large amount of marijuana. He was turned over to the DEA, who conducted the investigation. Valenzuela appeared in court on Jan. 5.
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