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Palos Heights police arrested Jaquelin L. Rocha, 23, of Oak Lawn, at 4:29 a.m. Nov. 26 and charged her with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and improper lane usage after she was stopped in the 12100 block of South Harlem Avenue, police said. Her court date is Jan. 6 at the Cook County 5th District Municipal Courthouse in Bridgeview.

In other Palos Heights police news, Adrian Vasquez, 26, of Oak Forest, was arrested at 8:28 a.m. Nov. 28 and charged with driving with a suspended license, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding after he was stopped for driving 63 mph in a 45 mph zone in the 7100 block of West 127th Street, police said. A search of the vehicle found two metal smoking pipes commonly used to ingest cannabis, according to the police report. His court date is Dec. 21 in Bridgeview.

Matthew J. Offord, 26, of Crest-wood, was arrested at 9:51 a.m. Nov. 29 and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, operation of an uninsured motor vehicle and expired registration sticker after he was stopped in the 6300 block of West 127th Street, police said. His court date is Dec. 21 in Bridgeview.

Jonathan M. Parr, 27, of Palos Hills, was arrested at 7:03 a.m. Nov. 24 and charged with driving with a suspended license after he was stopped in the 12200 block of South Harlem Avenue, police said. A passenger in the vehicle, Anna E. Krzywicki, 25, of Palos Hills, was charged with obstructing a peace officer, according to the police report. She allegedly provided a false name, police said. When her real identity was revealed, it was discovered she has a warrant out of Chicago Ridge for failing to appear in court. They both have a court date Jan. 6 in Bridgeview.

Margaret H. Holly, 19, of Palos Heights, was arrested at 12:19 a.m. Nov. 26 and charged with driving with a suspended license and improper use of registration after she was stopped in the 12000 block of South Harlem Avenue, police said. The license plates on her vehicle were registered to another vehicle, according to the police report. Her court date is Jan. 6 in Bridgeview.

John A. Miller, 25, of Dixmoor, was arrested at 2:49 p.m. Nov. 29 and charged with driving with a suspended license and registration suspended for non-insurance after he was stopped in the 6300 block of Route 83, police said. His court date is Dec. 21 in Bridgeview.

Incident reports

Exterior coach lights affixed to a house were broken between 3 and 4:29 p.m. Nov. 28 in the 6600 block of East Navajo Drive, police said

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