Police allegedly find whiskey in accused drunken driver

Palos Park police arrested Joanne Omarrah, 54, of Orland Park, just after 8:05 p.m. on May 16 and charged her with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, illegal transportation of an alcoholic beverage and driving off the roadway after she was involved in a car accident in the 12400 block of Wolf Road, police…

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Man charged with child porn

by Kristen Wajda An Orland Park man who was charged with one count of manufacturing child pornography is scheduled to appear in court June 14 at the 6th Municipal District Courthouse in Markham. David Cech, 27, a dean at Strassburg Elementary School in Sauk Village, was arrested May 16 after a teacher at the school…

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Man charged with DUI after accident with bus, police say

Palos Heights police arrested Joseph P. Timm, 40, of Palos Park, just after 6:40 p.m. on May 25 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or more and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after he was involved in a…

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Man charged with DUI

Palos Heights police arrested Corey D. Peavler, 21, of Waukegan, and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 more and disobeying a stop sign after he was stopped by police at 131st Street and Comanche Drive, police said. His court date is June…

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Man stopped for allegedly speeding charged with DUI

Palos Park police arrested Jason R. Peterson, 30, of Tinley Park, just before 3:45 a.m. on May 6 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, speeding, and transportation of open alcohol after police stopped him for driving 58 mph in a 40 mph zone in the 13100 block of Southwest Highway,…

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Woman charged with DUI

Michelle D. Murphy, 45, of Crown Point, Ind. was arrested at 12:21 a.m. May 4 and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), speeding and improper lane usage after her vehicle reportedly crossed the double yellow center line numerous times in the 9400 block of 159th Street, police said. Police said her vehicle…

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Man charged with suspended license

Ahmed Mostafa, 24, of Richton Park, was arrested just after midnight April 20 and charged with driving on a suspended license, driving with no valid insurance and failure to secure new vehicle registration after police noticed his car in a parking lot on the 16100 block of La Grange Road with no registration on the…

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Accused drunken driver allegedly hits light pole

Palos Heights police arrested Tiburcio Rodriguez Jr., 51, of Chicago, at 11:50 p.m. on May 12 and charged him with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or more and striking unattended property after he allegedly hit a traffic light pole while driving in the 7600…

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Bank in Oak Lawn robbed

by Brett Rush   A man wearing an orange wig, checkered blazer and khaki pants robbed an Oak Lawn bank nearly two weeks ago, police said. The suspect, described as 5 feet 6 inches tall, 165 pounds, clean shaven with an olive complexion and brown eyes, entered TCF Bank, 9801 S. Cicero Ave., at 3:30…

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