Serial peeping Tom arrested in North Riverside

50-year-old man has history of prior incidents during past decade

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By Jean Lotus

Staff reporter

A 50-year-old River Forest man who has been arrested repeatedly in the past decade for window peeping is back in Cook County Jail.

North Riverside police arrested Stephan Myslicki on Feb. 2 and charged him with felony disorderly conduct, after he reportedly admitted to repeatedly looking into the window of a house in the 2500 block of 9th Avenue to view a teenage girl inside.

According to North Riverside police, a witness observed a tall man standing in the driveway of a vacant home on the night of Jan. 23. The man fled the area when a motion light was activated, leaving in a black Toyota with a burned out taillight, according to police. The same witness saw the vehicle again on Jan. 25 and again on Jan. 30, wrote down the license plate number and called police.

North Riverside and River Forest police reportedly identified Myslicki as the owner of the vehicle and located him on Feb. 2. During an interview, Myslicki reportedly admitted looking in the windows of the North Riverside home on multiple occasions during the previous two weeks.

Police notified the owners of the North Riverside home to make them aware of the allegations against Myslicki.

At a hearing on Feb. 4 a Cook County judge set Myslicki's bond at $55,000.

He is no stranger to River Forest police, who have arrested him on multiple occasions for similar offenses.

In April 2006 he was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after looking into windows in the 8000 block of Lake Street, and in December 2009 police charged him with felony disorderly conduct after he was seen walking up the driveway of a home in the 1400 block of William Street.

A year and a half later, in July 2011, Myslicki was arrested after a River Forest resident found him hiding in some bushes and looking through a window outside his home in the 1400 block of Jackson Avenue. Myslicki was charged with felony disorderly conduct, convicted and sentenced to a year in prison.

He was arrested a year later, in August 2012, after police observed him peering through a window in the 1100 block of Monroe Avenue. He was sent back to prison after that arrest for violating terms of his parole.

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Concerned Citizen from Brookfield  

Posted: February 6th, 2013 2:48 PM

What is up with all these perverts coming around this area lately? Then I heard a judge let one go that got caught in a high school and told the cops he was there to have sex? Starting to think us citizens might have to get rid of these perverts if the judges won't let the police lock them up!

Lisa from North Riverside  

Posted: February 6th, 2013 1:19 PM

Google this guy - he's been doing same thing for years- in other towns. Why is he still walking the streets?

NR Resident from North Riverside  

Posted: February 6th, 2013 11:21 AM

NR Police and 9th Ave neigbors were outsanding! It was first thought to be a suspect tryiing to break in the house. Police did everying they could investigating/patroling the area. But it was really the residents who were aware- communicating to police and other residents to be on the watch.The resident getting the plate # should be commended. If you suspect some unusual activity in your neighborhood make a call to police.... just in case.

John  

Posted: February 5th, 2013 8:56 PM

Good thing another alert resident was there to step in.Local cops were probably too busy with a DUI sting to be bothered.We'll see how this 1 holds upon court.

Zorro  

Posted: February 5th, 2013 6:17 PM

Myslicki? This perv sounds like he's Sicky. Will he use the Justin Bieber defense. Another sicko that's a fry short of a happy meal.Kuddos to the person who wrote down the plate.

Jake from North Riverside  

Posted: February 5th, 2013 4:20 PM

HERE WE GO AGAIN BUT THIS TIME WE GOT THEM. LOCK HIM UP AND THROW AWAY THE KEY. NOT THIS TIME THIS IS TERRIBLE.LETS GET THIS GUY TO STAY IN JAIL. BETTER YET PUT HIM AND THE GUY THEY LET GO IN TOGETHER. SOUND RIGHT. SAME PLACE WITH NO WINDOWS OR CHILDREN.

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