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Police: Drunken Man Curses, Then Kicks, Then Spits At Officers

Orland Park police had to drag a man out of a restaurant. He kicked an officer in the process, before spitting blood at them while in lock-up, according to a report.

An Orland Park man was accused of drunkenly kicking a police officer, then later spitting blood at police, after refusing to leave an area restaurant, according to a police report.

Raymond I. Homolka, 55, of the 14000 block of Sheri Lane in Orland Park, was charged with aggravated battery, aggravated assault, criminal trespass to property, disorderly conduct and three counts of resisting a peace officer.

On Feb. 5, the was called about an intoxicated man at Petey’s II around 5:50 p.m. Staff told police that Homolka became drunk, then was “loud and belligerent” to people in the restaurant and refused to leave when asked to do so, according to a police report.

Homolka refused to give police his identification, and then started cursing at responding officers, police said. One officer told him to stand up because he was under arrest for disorderly conduct, and Homolka responded by cursing and saying, “I’m not under arrest,” according to the report. Police said they then carried him by his arms out of the restaurant, while he cursed at them.

While officers had Homolka braced against a squad car’s trunk, he kicked his legs out behind him, hitting an officer’s leg, police said. Three officers pulled him into the squad car, while he was yelling curses at them the whole time, according to the report.

Homolka continued to curse at the officers while in the Orland Park Police Department, and then refused to get out of the squad car, police said. Once out of the car, he was placed on the ground, and started to “rub his face on the floor” before spitting blood at the officers, according to the report.

A medical examiner later said Homolka had bitten his lip, and didn’t have any other physical injuries, police said.

Homolka later said he didn’t remember the restaurant manager asking him to leave Petey’s II.

Police held Homolka until a bond hearing the following morning in Bridgeview.

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