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Police Reports

Two women allegedly try to take felonious amount of fragrances from store

Tammy L. Pickard, 34,

of 5742 Winchester Ave. in

Chicago, and Catherine M.

Byrd, 47, of the same address,

were charged Aug. 29

with one felony count each

of retail theft after they allegedly

tried to take seven

bottles of fragrances valued

at a total of $670 from a

department store at Orland

Square Drive.

The women were seen in

the store together, as Byrd

handed items to Pickard,

who concealed them in her

purse, police said. They reportedly

fled the scene in

a vehicle that was stopped

near 144th Place and John

Humphrey Drive. Byrd was

driving, while Pickard was

one of two passengers, police

said. Three bottles of

cologne valued at a total of

$247 reportedly were found

inside the vehicle. Another

four bottles valued at a total

of $423 were reported stolen

but not recovered, police


Pickard additionally was

charged with unlawful possession

of drug paraphernalia

after police reportedly found

a silver pipe and poker in her

wallet. Byrd additionally was

charged with failure to reduce

speed to avoid a crash,

leaving the scene of a crash,

driving with a suspended license

and operation of an

uninsured vehicle for alleged

traffic offenses while driving

the 2012 Kia Rio.

Aug. 25

• Dewisha M. Mismukes, 31,

of 380 Greebay Ave. in Calumet

City, was charged with

one felony count of retail

theft/false return after she

allegedly took a comforter

off a store shelf and returned

it for a voucher valued at

$274.36. She fled the scene

in a 2001 Chrysler Town &

Country but was stopped

near the intersection of John

Humphrey Drive and 94th

Avenue, police said. She

was charged with a felony

because she had “priors,”

police said.

Aug. 24

• Danny L. Lewis, 62, of 247

Minocquast in Park Forest,

was charged with felony retail

theft after he allegedly

tried to take three underwear

items, two handbags

and a pair of shoes valued

at a total of $807.47 from a

department store at Orland

Square Mall. Lewis was

with an unidentified female

who took a shopping cart

into a fitting room while he

waited outside, police said.

She reportedly returned with

a bag under the cart. The two

walked to a cashier, where

she started an interaction

while Lewis took the bag

and tried to leave the store

before he was stopped, police

said. The woman reportedly

left the scene without

being apprehended. The bag

was used to conceal the merchandise,

police said.

• Shelly E. Schultz, 44, of

16021 91st Ave. in Orland

Hills, was charged with retail

theft after she allegedly tried

to take a backpack valued at

$129 from a store at Orland

Square. She reportedly was

spotted and recognized by

an undercover police officer

as she concealed something,

pushed a shopping cart into

the parking lot and left the

area. On video surveillance,

she was seen concealing the

backpack, police said. She

reportedly was arrested at

her residence.

Editor’s note: The Orland Park

Prairie’s police reports come

from the Orland Park Police

Department. Anyone listed in

these reports is considered to

be innocent of all charges until

proven guilty in a court of law.


From Page 8

by recognizing exceptional

associates who have gone

above and beyond in their

volunteering for others.

Lane has had a wide-ranging

impact in the Chicagoarea

community through her

involvement as a volunteer

for three different programs.

One program is held at a

long-term care facility for

the elderly on the north side

of Chicago, where Lane coordinates

craft and music

programs focused on improving

cognitive function

in a fun setting.

Lane also is a Minister of

Care, trained and certified by

the Archdiocese of Chicago,

to be present spiritually with

those who are no longer able

to come to church. She also

knits scarves, hats and blankets

for a family shelter in

Chicago and shawls for people

receiving end-of-life care.

In addition, Lane volunteers

each month at a soup

kitchen and food pantry, as

well as health fairs throughout

the state, where she gives

vaccines, takes readings

of vital signs and provides

information on chronic illnesses.

She also volunteers

at soup kitchens, clothing

drives and prayer services

with her parish.

In addition to her community

contributions, Lane

works part time at Orland

Park Cinema and attends

school full time to receive

her master’s degree in nursing,

with a focus on emergency

medicine. She was to

graduate in August.

To recognize her commitment

to the community, The

Marcus Corporation donated

$1,000 to the charity of

Lane’s choice, Little Sisters

of the Poor St. Mary’s Home

in Chicago.

Orland Parkers help Silver

Cross Hospital win eight

national marketing awards

Silver Cross Hospital received

a total of eight awards

in two national healthcare

marketing competitions, including

a Gold Award for the

hospital’s SCHedule Now

total integrated marketing

campaign. Silver Cross was

the first hospital in Illinois to

offer online scheduling for

several outpatient tests, as

well as physical and occupational


In addition to the Gold,

Silver Cross also received

awards in the 33rd annual

HealthCare Advertising

Awards for its keeping Your

Heart Running Smoothly

health promotion program,

Foot Fair, Mama Says…Get

a Colonoscopy newspaper

ads and IMatter.silvercross.

org website. The Healthcare

Advertising Awards is the oldest,

largest and most widely

respected healthcare advertising

awards competition.

The awards are sponsored by

Healthcare Marketing Report,

the leading publication covering

all aspects of healthcare

marketing, advertising and

strategic business development.

A national panel of

judges reviewed all entries

based on creativity, quality,

message effectiveness, consumer

appeal, graphic design

and overall impact.

In addition, Silver Cross

received three Silver Aster

Awards from Marketing

Healthcare Today Magazine

and Creative Images

Inc. for its Mama Says…

Get a Colonoscopy newspaper

ads, Keep your Heart

Running Smoothly advertising

campaign, and IMatter.

silvercross.org website. The

Aster Awards Program is an

elite competition dedicated to

recognizing the nation’s most

talented healthcare marketing

professionals for outstanding

excellence in advertising.

Winning entries, judged by a

diverse panel of industry experts,

were published in the

Marketing Healthcare Today

magazine and posted on the


The Silver Cross Marketing

and Community Relations

team is led by Ruth

Colby, senior vice president

of business development/

chief strategy officer and

includes Tracy Simons, director

of marketing and

community relations; Karen

Helman, manager of marketing

and community relations

(Orland Park resident); Carol

Banas-Hicks, community

programs and senior advantage

coordinator; Suzanne

Bies, marketing coordinator;

Ben Hernandez, E-Marketing

Coordinator; and Leslie

Newbon, community outreach


Compiled by Editor Bill Jones,


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