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Woman charged with DUI and speeding

Palos Heights police arrested Myrna E. Gamino, 33, of Chicago, at 3:30 a.m. Nov. 21 and charged her with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and speeding after she was stopped for driving 68 mph in a 35 mph zone in the 12600 block of South Harlem Avenue, police said. Her court date is Dec. 15 at the Cook County 5th District Municipal Courthouse in Bridgeview.

In other Palos Heights police news, Carrie L. Winterfield, 26, of Evergreen Park, was arrested at 3:07 a.m. Nov. 21 and charged with DUI and speeding after she was stopped for driving 51 mph in a 35 mph zone in the 12100 block of South Harlem Avenue, police said. Her court date is Dec. 30 in Bridgeview.

Michael H. Lahart, 44, of Palos Heights, was arrested at 8:32 p.m. Nov. 17 and charged with DUI and improper lane usage after he was stopped in the 6600 block of West 127th Street, police said. His court date is Dec. 30 in Bridgeview.

Maria Lopez, 40, of Burbank, was arrested at 10:52 p.m. Nov. 19 and charged with no driver’s license, suspended registration, uninsured motor vehicle and violating median after he was stopped for driving on the painted median in the 12400 block of South Harlem Avenue, police said.

Osama A. Ishwait, 38, of Orland Park, was arrested at 9:11 a.m. Nov. 16 and charged with driving with a suspended license, no front plate and not properly belted after he was stopped in the 6400 block of West College Drive for not wearing a properly adjusted seatbelt, police said. His court date is Dec. 1 in Bridgeview.

Incident reports

A motorcycle was taken from the driveway of a house in the 119000 block of Oak Park Avenue to the rear yard and set on fire between 4:35 and 5:35 a.m. Nov. 19, police said. The police and state fire marshal are conducting a joint investigation.

The passenger side window of a vehicle was broken out and a laptop computer and GPS unit were stolen, police said. The victim parked at a business in the 13300 block of South Ridgeland Avenue at 9 a.m. Nov. 19 and returned at 7:30 p.m. to find his vehicle burglarized, according to police.

Two windows were broken out of a vehicle and a piece of asphalt was thrown through a window of the residence in the 12200 block of South 75th Avenue at 8:05 p.m. Nov. 21, police said.

A bicycle was stolen from in front of Jewel, 7127 W 127th St., at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 21, police said.

A cell phone was taken from an unlocked vehicle parked at Trinity Christian College in the 12300 block of Nagle Avenue between 8:45 a.m. and 4 p.m. Nov. 18, police said.

Several landscaping rocks were thrown at windows in the rear of the Recreation Department, 6601 W 127th St., causing damage, police said. It happened between 4:30 p.m. Nov. 20 and 7:50 a.m. Nov. 21.

A window was damaged on a parked vehicle in the 13200 block of Greenleaf Trail between 1 and 6 a.m. Nov. 20, police said.

A garage window was damaged in the 12600 block of 69th Court after someone leaned a ladder against in between 7 p.m. Nov. 19 and 9:54 a.m. Nov. 20, police said. No entry was made or attempted.

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