Man Drinking in Car Parked at Intersection: Police Blotter
Two each: Criminal damage to property complaints and DUI citations.
SUNDAY, JAN. 20
Front window broken
Someone in the 200 block of Woodlawn Street told police that vandals broke a window in the front of her house. A criminal damage to property complaint was filed, and police are investigating the incident.
DUI and traffic violations
Michael Larson, 25, of the 800 block of Western Street, was stopped in his car for speeding and improper lane use at Brittany and Haven Avenue. According to the report, it appeared that he had been drinking. He was issued tickets for speeding, improper lane use and DUI. Larson posted bond and was released.
SATURDAY, JAN. 19
Two alcohol-related tickets
Frederick McDonald, 47, Tinley Park, was cited for DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol and improper parking. Police reportedly found McDonald sitting in his car, which was parked in the traffic lane on Haven Avenue at Cedar Road.
Upon investigation, police discovered that McDonald had been drinking and had alcohol in the car. He posted bond and was released.
Car window broken
Police say someone in the 800 block of laurel bay filed a complaint after discovering the rear window of their car was broken. Police are investigating the incident.
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