Thursday, October 25, 2012
Another allegedly uninsured driver was taken off the streets.
A local man dared to tool around the roads of Shorewood without liability insurance, police said. And on top of that, this same Shorewood man was not even wearing his seat belt, police said. The man—24-year-old Bryan Schulz of 703 Vertin Blvd.—was arrested during a Monday morning traffic stop in the 100 block of East Jefferson Street. Schulz was pulled over shortly before 7:30 a.m. and taken into custody on charges of driving without insurance, failing to wear a seat belt, driving while license suspended, and operating a vehicle without seat belts. Police said an officer noticed Schulz wasn't wearing his seat belt, and that this is what ended up getting him pulled over. Schulz was released from custody after posting bond.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A Plainfield teenager got jammed up in Shorewood a couple weeks ago.
A Plainfield teenager got caught driving the mean streets of Shorewood without wearing his seat belt, the Shorewood police reported 13 days after arresting him. Nicholas Schroek, 18, of 1306 Lasser Drive was taken into custody shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 4. The police revealed this alleged transgression on Monday. Schroek was pulled over in the 800 block of Phelps Lane. On top of the seat belt charge, he was also hit with an obstructing rap. Schroeck was released from custody after posting bond.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Blood from both spouses found on Kimberly Vaughn's seat belt, which may have been unlatched after her death, could be a blow to the defense.
Drops of Christopher Vaughn's blood were found on his wife's shirt, shorts and the floorboard near her feet, a DNA specialist testified Friday. And drops of Kimberly Vaughn's blood were found on her husband's jacket, Illinois State Police forensic scientist Kelly Krajnik said. Taken alone or together, both seem to contradict Christopher Vaughn's story that his wife, perhaps angered by his alleged infidelity, shot him in the wrist and thigh as he sat in the driver's seat of their SUV and then -- after he fled the scene -- shot herself and their children. Perhaps just as damaging to Vaughn's defense was evidence Krajnik presented about blood from both Christopher and Kimberly Vaughn being found on the seat belt and buckle on Kimberly Vaughn'…
Friday, June 8, 2012
The police say they caught people who weren't wearing seat belts.
A Crest Hill man was arrested after the cops pulled him over for failing to wear his seat belt, police said. Ronald Jones, 19, of 1805 Arbor Lane was pulled over about 10 a.m. in the 4300 block of West Jefferson Street. Jones was cited for the seat belt charge and also hit with charges of driving while license suspended and possession of alcohol by a minor. Jones posted bond and was released from custody. A Chicago man was arrested after the cops pulled him over for failing to wear his seat belt, police said. Danny Davis, 22, of 5209 W. Augusta Blvd. was pulled over about 5:45 p.m. in the 300 block of East Jefferson Street. Davis was charged with driving while license suspended and driving without insurance. Davis posted bond and was …
Monday, May 28, 2012
Don't even think about driving around without a seat belt in Shorewood.
A wanted Plainfield woman was pulled over for failing to wear her seat belt and was then arrested on a Kendall County warrant, police said. Khara Uczen, 35, of 2828 Sun Valley Drive was stopped about 9:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Brookforest Avenue. Uczen was taken into custody on a warrant charging her with traffic violations. She was released after posting bond. A Plainfield man drove erratically through Shorewood and turned out to be drunk, police said. Daniel Chavez, 48, of 6300 Black Hill Ridge Drive was arrested about 10 p.m. near the intersection of River Road and Route 52. He was charged with driving under the influence, failing to secure a child, a turn signal violation, improper lane usage, and driving with an obstructed …
Friday, May 11, 2012
Here's what's been happening on the mean streets of Shorewood.
A Minooka man was arrested on a traffic charge after the police pulled him over in the 100 block of East Jefferson Street. Corey Jones, 25, of 604 Chestnut Ridge was stopped by the Shorewood police about 10:30 p.m. Jones was pulled over for failing to wear his seat belt, police said, and he got a ticket for that. He was also arrested on a charge of driving while license suspended. Jones was released from custody after posting bond. A Plainfield teen was arrested after the police pulled her over for allegedly failing to wear her seat belt. Valerie Wolfer, 19, of 1807 Harvest Lane was pulled over about 1 p.m. near the intersection of Route 59 and Route 52 in Shorewood. Wolfer was charged with driving while license suspended and cited for …
Sunday, April 29, 2012
When the Shorewood Police are after you, you should probably just give up.
A wanted Joliet man surrendered to the authorities at the Shorewood police station. Turmand Durden, 34, of 6917 Grantham Drive turned himself in about 10:30 p.m. and was arrested on a DuPage County warrant charging him with contempt of court. Durden was released from custody after he posted bond. A Plainfield man was jailed after a Shorewood cop spotted him driving without a seat belt, police said. Kenyarde Williams, 32, of 5410 Maha Court was arrested during an 8 a.m. traffic stop near the intersection of Hamilton Street and Vertin Boulevard. Williams was taken into custody on a Will County warrant charging him with driving while license suspended. He was transported to Joliet and booked into the county jail.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Don't go crying the blues if you weren't wearing your seat belt in Shorewood.
A Joliet man landed in the county jail after he was pulled over for failing to wear his seat belt in Shorewood, police said. David Ball, 38, of 3131 Fiday Road was stopped on East Jefferson Street about 9:30 a.m. when an officer spied him driving without a seat belt, police said. As it turned out, Ball was also allegedly driving on a suspended license and without insurance. And to top it off, he had warrants charging him with driving while license suspended out of both Will and Grundy counties, police said. Ball was transported to the Will County jail in Joliet. A New Lenox man was arrested after an officer pulled him over for failing to wear a seat belt, police said. Daniel Miner, 22, of 1349 Spector Road was taken into custody during a 1…
Friday, March 2, 2012
With special guest star: this guy from Menomonee Falls.
A man from Menomonee Falls, WI, was jailed after a traffic stop in Shorewood. Kurt Pinkalla, 51, was taken into custody shortly after 8 p.m. near the intersection of Route 52 and Interstate 55. The car Pinkalla was riding in was pulled over for a seat belt violation, police said, and Pinkalla was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Pinkalla was transported to the Will County jail but was released the next day after posting a $100 bond. According to Wikipedia, baseball immortal Bob Uecker is either a native or notable resident of Menomonee Falls. Pinkalla was not included on the Wikipedia list. A Plainfield man driving around Shorewood without wearing his seat belt turned out to …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
If you don't wear your seat belt in Shorewood, you could die in a crash. Or go to jail. Either way, just wear your seat belt.
A Joliet man went to jail after a Shorewood cop caught him riding around without a seat belt. Areaul Smith, 25, of 806 Spencer St. was picked up during a 10:20 a.m. traffic stop in the 900 block of Brook Forest Avenue. Smith was not wearing his seat belt, police said. Smith was also wanted on a Department of Corrections warrant for violating his probation, according to the Shorewood police. Smith had done six months state time in 2010 on a robbery charge, according to DOC records, and is still on parole. Smith was taken to the Will County jail. An Alabama man was arrested for driving around Shorewood in broad daylight with a suspended license, police said. Zendes Woodard, 27, of Montgomery, Ala., was taken into custody during a 1:45 p.m. …