Monday, April 15, 2013
Chicago police said Alex Reyes was intoxicated when he drove into a police car and a light pole, causing the death of a Cicero man.
A Joliet man was reportedly intoxicated when he drove head on into a Chicago police car Friday night and then knocked down a light pole, killing a passenger in his car, Chicago police said. The accident occurred at about 11:20 p.m. in the Austin neighborhood on Chicago's West Side, according to a story in the Chicago Tribune. Alex Reyes, of the 3100 block of Nantucket Drive, was charged with reckless homicide, aggravated DUI involving death and aggravated DUI involving bodily harm. He was also cited for driving while his license was suspended and not having insurance, police said. His passenger was Anthony Camarillo, 18, of Cicero, who was thrown from the car and pronounced dead at the scene, the story said.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Police charged Dean A. Suominen of Shorewood with driving under the influence of alcohol after he drove his car off the road and into a billboard post and fence in Naperville last year.
A Shorewood man accused of driving 142 mph and crashing his car into a billboard post in Naperville last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to reckless driving and misdemeanor DUI charges Tuesday, Chicago Tribune reports. Get news in your inbox. Sign up for the Patch newsletter. Like Naperville Patch on Facebook. Dean A. Suominen, 37, of 513 Ca Crest Drive in Shorewood, was sentenced to two years of court supervision and 100 hours of community service, according to the Chicago Tribune. Earlier: Police: Shorewood Man Charged with DUI After Driving Car Into Fence Suominen was arrested Jan. 10, 2012 after driving his orange 2008 Dodge Charger off Ogden Avenue and into a billboard post and fence near the Grand Reserve apartment complex in the 500 …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Felony and DUI arrests made by the Joliet Police Department and other law enforcement agencies.
Thomas W. Conrad, 22, 1637 Bunker Hill, Joliet, arrested by the Joliet Police Department and booked into the Will County jail on Jan. 2 on a charge of controlled substance trafficking. Melody L. Briones, 51, 105 Twin Oaks, Joliet, arrested by the Will County Sheriff's Office and booked into the Will County jail on Jan. 3 on charges of felony driving under the influence and disregarding a stop sign. Melvin Marvel Jones, 48, 419 Strong Ave., Joliet, arrested by the Will County Sheriff's Office and booked into the Will County jail on Jan. 3 on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. Mario R. Guzman, 34, 436 Davidson, Joliet, arrested by the Will County Sheriff's Office and booked into the Will County jail on Jan. 6 on charges of …
Friday, December 28, 2012
The former White Sox pitcher and Baseball Hall of Famer was arrested in October after being found asleep in his vehicle that was driven into a New Lenox field.
Carlton Fisk, the one-time White Sox great who was found passed out behind the wheel in a New Lenox field three months ago, pleaded guilty Thursday to driving under the influence. Fisk has agreed to pay $1,250 in court costs and was sentenced to one year's court supervision under the plea deal approved by Will County Judge Bennett Braun, a story published by the Chicago Tribune said. He must also undergo an alcohol abuse evaluation and meet with a panel of people who have had family and friends killed by drunken drivers, the story said. Fisk, 64 and a part-time New Lenox resident, was arrested Oct. 22 after police found him passed out inside his pickup truck, which he drove into a field near Gougar and Spencer roads. A bottle of vodka was …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Reports state Timothy Engelman was also ticketed for no insurance and traffic signal violation after his vehicle was stopped for the traffic violation.
Timothy A. Engelman, 37, 955 Mason Ave., Joliet, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol at 12:22 a.m. Nov. 22 at Route 52 and S.E. Frontage Road, Shorewood police said. Reports state Engelman was also ticketed for no insurance and traffic signal violation after his vehicle was stopped for the traffic violation. Engelman posted bond and was released with court information, police said.
Monday, October 1, 2012
No one was injured in the crash that happened Sept. 29.
Lisa Jolin, 39, of Channahon, was arrested on charges of DUI and improper lane use after she crashed her car into a light pole on Route 6 at Fryer Street on Saturday night. Channahon Police Chief Jeff Wold said Jolin was headed west on Route 6 and hit a light pole. She was not injured in the crash. Get news where you live. Sign up for the Channahon-Minooka or Shorewood newsletters.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Will County State's Attorney filed charges on Tuesday.
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Tiffany Unland, 30, of Coal City, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving while under the influence of alcohol, Charles Pelkie, Will County State's Attorney Spokesperson said. "The charge used to be called reckless homicicde or they used to call it vehicular homicide," Pelkie said. But, now the charge is aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol. It is a class 2 felony charge, the same as reckless homicide and carries a penalty of 3 to 7 years in prison “It is the equivelant of a reckless homicide charge," Pelkie said. Unland was arrested following a fatal car crash on August 31 in Channahon that killed 46-year-old Anthony B. Calhoun, whose last know address was in Palatine.
Monday, April 30, 2012
The Shorewood cops wacked some weed, police said.
A blown stop sign led to three men getting arrested on drug charges, police said. Christopher Shanine, 20, of 21005 S. Benjamin Drive in Shorewood was pulled over about midnight near the intersection of Kaylee Street and Shorewood Lane for allegedly disobeying a stop sign. And to make things even worse for Shanine, not only did he take a ticket for the stop sign, he got arrested on charges of possession of cannabis and possession of drug equipment. And in addition to Shanine, two other men in the car also got hit with the pot and drug equipment charges. Joseph Dale, 18, of 1002 Ranchwood Drive in Shorewood and Anthony Andrews, 23, of 4160 N. Natchez Ave. in Chicago were the unfortunate pair. Shanine, Dale and Andrews all were released from…
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Naperville police said they charged Dean A. Suominen of Shorewood with driving under the influence of alcohol after he drove his car off the road and into a billboard post and fence.
A Shorewood man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving too fast for conditions, after police said he drove his car into a billboard post and fence early Tuesday morning. Naperville police and fire departments responded to the 500 block of Chamberlain Avenue after someone called 911 to report a vehicle had driven into a structure just before 1 a.m. Tuesday. When emergency personnel arrived, they found an orange 2008 Dodge Charger in a yard off the roadway. Dean A. Suominen, 36, of 513 Ca Crest Drive in Shorewood, was trapped inside the vehicle, had to be extricated and was taken to Edward Hospital, where he remained as of early Tuesday afternoon. The initial investigation suggests that Suominen was driving east …
Sunday, October 9, 2011
David Dietrich was also charged with improper lane usage and driving without vehicle insurance in the Saturday collision.
The Shorewood man who killed a motorcyclist in a roll-over accident on Route 59 Saturday was drunk and uninsured at the time of the collision, Plainfield police said Sunday. David C. Dietrich, 32, of 902 Bittersweet, has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, resulting in the death of another; driving under the influence; improper lane usage; driving too fast for conditions; and operating an uninsured motor vehichle. The victim was George A. Weikum, 58, of Naperville, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Weikum was the owner of G & C Landscape & Building Inc. in Plainfield. Police spent hours Saturday night reconstructing the accident that occurred between 135th and 143rd streets, near the Meijer store and …