SATURDAY, JULY 10
A Wave, Then a DUI
Jordan C. Hopman, 27, of the 600 block of Penfield in Beecher, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol with a blood alcohol level over 0.08. Police on patrol in the 15000 block of LaGrange Road saw Hopman wave at officers as he drove by around 2:20 a.m., according to the report. The officers began to follow Hopman and saw him swerve and make an illegal turn, and an officer later smelled alcohol on Hopman's breath, the report said. Hopman was later released on bond.
Brendon J. Santolin, 21, of the 300 block of Raven Drive in Manteno, and Justin M. Jeffords, 19, of the first block of St Michael's Street in Bourbonnais, were cited for possession of cannabis. Police on bike patrol at Orland Square Mall saw a car with two males inside, and saw one of the males appear to be making a cannabis cigarette on top of a book around 5:45 p.m., according to the report. Both men were released at the scene.
Nordstrom Rack Theft
Arunas Dukauskas, 41, of the 12500 block of Richard Avenue in Palos Heights, was charged with retail theft. Loss prevention at Nordstrom Rack, 140 Orland Park Place, saw Dukauskas remove a pair of shoes from a box and change them with the ones he wore on his way into the store. Dukauskas then took a pair of sandals and switched the shoes with the sandals and left the store around 6 p.m., the report said. Loss prevention said Daukauskas had performed a similar act earlier in the day. Dukauskas was later released on bond.
FRIDAY, JULY 9
Latoiya D. Jones, 34, of the 3900 block of 124th Place in Alsip, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane usage, and illegal transportation of alcohol. Police on patrol in the 15600 block of Harlem Avenue saw a car swerving just before 3:30 a.m., and an officer later smelled alcohol on Jones' breath, according to the report. A search of the car found an open bottle of tequila, plastic cups, and lime juice in a bag near the front seat, and Jones failed field sobriety tests, police said. Jones was released on bond.
Daryl L. Linnear Jr., 26, of the 4800 block of 159th Street in Oak Forest, was charged with retail theft. Loss prevention at Carson Pirie Scott, 4 Orland Square Drive, reported seeing Linnear place a pack of men's underwear in his back pocket around 2:45 p.m. and leave the store without paying. Linnear was released on bond.
THURSDAY, JULY 8
Wrong Turn Finds Weed
Ian D. R. Peele, 21, of the 9600 block of South Sacramento Avenue in Evergreen Park, was cited for possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. Peele made an improper turn from Harlem Avenue onto 151st Street at 1:40 a.m., according to the report. Peele was issued warning tickets for the turn and for having no rear license plate. A search of Peele's car found a metal grinder and a clear plastic bag containing just under 10 grams of cannabis, police said. Peele was released at the scene.
Patricia A. Tunstall, 38, of the 17200 block of Bennett Street in South Holland, was arrested on an in-state warrant. Tunstall was at the Social Security office, 15401 94th Ave., and called police around 1:45 p.m., stating she was being harassed after being told she couldn't leave the building after taking illegal pictures of a waiting list with her cell phone. The pictures were later deleted. A name check revealed that a warrant had been issued for Tunstall by Homewood police on a charge of driving with a suspended license. She posted bond and was released.
John T. Jacobsen, 19, of the 13500 block of Court Connection in Homer Glen, was cited for retail theft. Loss prevention at Kohl's, 3 Orland Park Place, reported seeing Jacobsen put on a pair of new Converse shoes and place the ones he wore into the store in the box before walking out of the store just before 5:45 p.m., according to the report. Jacobsen was released at the scene.
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