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Accused drunken driver charged with open alcohol

Orland Park police arrested Jose L. Moto-Munez, 28, of Orland Park, at 1:51 a.m. May 1 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, felony possession of a controlled substance and illegal transportation of alcohol after police received a call about a driver all over the road in the 9500 block of 147th Street, police said. A search of the vehicle found an open case of beer containing both empty and unopened cans, and five capsules of Adderall, according to the police report. He was also charged with no valid license, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, improper lane usage and driving with a suspended license. He had a bond hearing May 2 at the Cook County 5th District Municipal Courthouse in Bridgeview.

In other Orland Park police news, Aristotelis S. Valavanidis, 29, of Tinley Park, was arrested at 4:01 a.m. May 7 and charged with DUI and disobeying a traffic control signal after he was found asleep at the wheel with the vehicle running at a stop light at 80th Avenue and 159th Street, police said. His court date is May 31 in Bridgeview.

Jeremy R. Tooth, 23, of Orland Park, was arrested at 3:39 a.m. April 30 and charged with DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. His vehicle was found parked in the 9000 block of Fairway Drive with fresh damage, according to the police report. His court date is May 31 in Bridgeview.

Benjamin P. Cash, 27, of Jo-liet, was arrested at 1:53 a.m. May 1 and charged with DUI and improper lane usage after he veered over the center line and nearly struck a squad car in the 10300 block of 159th Street, police said. His court date is June 16 in Bridgeview.

Theodore J. Rak, 36, of Chicago, was arrested at 12:22 a.m. May 1 and charged with DUI and improper parking on roadway after his vehicle was seen parked in the 14800 block of La Grange Road with the hazard lights on, police said. His court date is June 16 in Bridgeview.

Bryan C. DeWitt, 28, of Posen, was arrested at 12:10 a.m. May 2 and charged with DUI and speeding. He was seen stopped at a green light for at least five seconds in the 7200 block of 159th Street before rapidly accelerating his speed to 65 mph in a 40 mph zone, police said. His court date is June 16 in Bridgeview.

Thomas G. Moore, 31, of Tinley Park, was arrested at 4:06 a.m. May 1 and charged with DUI and improper lane usage after he was seen “heavily swerving” out of his lane in the 8300 block of 159th Street, police said. His court date is June 16 in Bridgeview.

John T Horn, 77, of Orland Park, was cited with disorderly conduct at 6:41 p.m. May 4 after police were called about neighbor problems in the 7400 block of Sycamore Drive, police said. A woman told police she saw Horn about to deliberately “key” her mother’s vehicle until she yelled at him to stop, according to police. The victims said Horn damaged the vehicle before, stole their laundry from the community laundry room and made obscene gestures to the mother, police said. It was the fifth time since October police had been called about Horn. He refused to come to the door to accept the citation, according to the police report. His court date is June 14 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Antoinett R. Pearson, 29, of Milwaukee, Wis., and Thomas L. Ware, 41, of Elgin, were arrested at 6:37 p.m. April 21 and each charged with felony retail theft and retail theft shielding device after they were observed placing four boxes of perfume valued at $334 in an existing shopping bag at a store in the 15700 block of La Grange Road, police said. A search of their vehicle found more suspected theft items, according to police. Pearson had two active warrants for prostitution, police said. They had a bond hearing April 22 in Bridgeview.

Luis J. Figueroa-Rivera, 42, of Chicago, was arrested at 6:16 p.m. May 5 and charged with retail theft after he allegedly covered up four packages of bed linens worth $180 in his shopping cart at a store in Orland Park Place, police said. His court date is June 14 in Bridgeview.

Laura C. Tolan, 41, of Palos Park, was arrested at 12:50 p.m. April 30 and charged with felony retail theft after she allegedly took several clothing items while in the dressing room of a store in the Orland Square mall, police said. She had a bond hearing May 2 in Bridgeview.

Jeremy D. Fine, 18, of Rome-oville, was arrested at 6:08 p.m. May 7 and charged with consumption of alcohol by a minor after police received a phone call about teenagers drinking in a vehicle traveling in the 15900 block of La Grange Road, police said. He was a passenger and admitted to drinking, according to police. A juvenile was also charged with underage consumption. His court date is June 14 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Cody K. Kamberos, 19, of Lem-ont, Brooke C. Fry, 18, of Orland Park, and Kryzysztof Rebidas, 19, of Lemont, were arrested at 2:44 am. April 30 and charged with possession of alcohol by a minor after police were called to the 8900 block of Patty Lane about a car honking its horn repeatedly, police said. A beer can was observed in plain view and a search of the vehicle found four unopened beers, an opened beer, a pipe and a grinder, according to the police report. Kamberos was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. They all had a court date May 10 at the Orland Park Civic Center.
Alexander C. Garcia, 19, of Tin-ley Park, was arrested at 5:50 p.m. May 6 and charged with unlawful possession of cannabis. Police smelled cannabis emanating from a vehicle parked in the Orland Square mall lot, police said. His court date is June 14 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

George R. Mendoza, 23, of Woodridge, was arrested at 2 a.m. May 8 and charged with possession of cannabis after he was stopped for swerving over the lane lines in the 13100 block of La Grange Road, police said. His court date is June 14 at the Orland Park Civic Center.

Incident reports

An obscenity was etched into a vehicle with a key while it was parked in the Orland Square mall lot, police said. The screed was 2-inches by 6-inches large; reported at 11:30 a.m. April 29, police said.

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