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Driver charged with cannabis

Palos Heights police arrested Brian A Dominici, 24, of Tinley Park, at 12:46 a.m. Monday and charged him with possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said. Police stopped Dominici because the vehicle he was driving had only one working headlight before police found a metal grinder that contained cannabis in the vehicle, according to a police report. Dominici was also charged with driving with only one headlight. He has a court date of Jan. 25, police said.

In other Palos Heights police news, Luke A. Oosterbaan and Michael R. Pufunt, both 18, of Palos Heights, were arrested at 2:11 a.m. Jan. 4, police said. Both men were charged with possession of cannabis after police stopped the vehicle Oosterbaan was driving for a traffic violation in the 7500 block of Ishnala Drive, police said. Pufunt was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after police allegedly found a glass smoking pipe in the vehicle where he had been sitting. Both men have a Jan. 25 court date.

Merrybeth L. Gentile, 24, of Hickory Hills, was arrested at 3:50 a.m. last Friday and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, after police stopped the vehicle she was driving in the 12000 block of Harlem Avenue for speeding, police said. She was also charged with driving without proof of insurance and speeding, according to a police report. She has a court date of Feb. 27.

Juan Gonzalez Jr., 38, of Oak Lawn, was arrested at 1:47 a.m. Saturday and charged with DUI and speeding after he was stopped near 7500 W. College Drive, police said. His court date is Jan. 25.

Naima A. Rahman, 31, of Oak Lawn, was arrested at 12:25 a.m. Sunday and charged DUI, driving while license revoked, operation of an uninsured vehicle, speeding and improper lane usage, according to police. She reportedly refused to submit to a breathalyzer test after the vehicle she was driving was stopped in the 12200 block of Harlem Avenue, police said. Rahman has a court date of Jan. 25.

Timothy M. Linane, 18, of Oak Lawn, was arrested at 2:50 a.m. Sunday and charged with DUI, speeding and operation of an uninsured vehicle in the 13000 block of Harlem Avenue, police said. He has a Jan. 25 court date.

Douglas R. Johnson, 30, of Homewood, was arrested at 8:54 a.m. Monday and charged with driving with an obstructed windshield and driving while license suspended in the 6400 block of College Drive, police said. His court date in Bridgeview is Jan. 25, police said.

Jeffrey J. Brewer, 19, of Robbins, was arrested at 1:02 a.m. Friday and charged with driving while license suspended and driving with only one tail light after police stopped the vehicle he was driving in the 6300 block of 127th Street, police said. Brewer has a court date of Feb. 9.

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