MONDAY, MARCH 11
Loud exhaust alerts police
Henry R. Oram, 19, of the 14900 block of W. Spencer Road, was pulled over in the 100 block of Lincoln-Way Lane because the vehicle's exhaust was loud. Police then discovered that he was driving without a valid license. He was cited for both violations.
SATURDAY, MARCH 9
Speeding and license violation
Agustin Chaparro-Hernandez, 37, Joliet, was stopped for speeding at Route 30 and Pine Street. A computer check revealed that he had no valid driver's license and was operating an uninsured vehicle. He was cited and released.
DUI and speeding
Michael P. O'Neill, 49, of the 700 block of Cherry Hill Road, was pulled over for speeding at Route 30 and Cherry Hill Road. According to the report, he appeared to have been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. He was cited for both violations and released.
Obstructing Traffic and DUI
Michele M. Pavesich, 43, of the 700 block of Bon Terre Road, was spotted speeding in the 1200 block of E. Lincoln Highway. Police said she then stopped her car in the middle of an intersection. According to the report, she appeared to have been under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In addition, she had no insurance on the vehicle.
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FRIDAY, MARCH 8
Warrant search nets drugs
John J. Schneider, 50, of the 1800 block of Lewis Lane, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, marijuana and drug equipment. According to the report, investigators were armed with a search warrant when they went to Schneider's home and found the illegal drugs. He was booked into Will County jail.
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