A misdemeanor arrest turned into a fiasco.
The Aug. 7 arrest of Jerome Dudko, 20, of the 2800 block of Rebecca Lane, for underage drinking took a nose dive after he was released from the New Lenox Police Department, police said. Stopped again by police for walking down the middle of the street, he allegedly grabbed an officer's eyeglasses and scratched his eye in the process, fled the scene and scuffled with two more police officers, police said. All total, Dudko wound up with seven charges: underage possession of alcohol, underage consumption of alcohol, aggravated battery, resisting arrest, disarming a peace officer, theft and damage to property. Read more about the incident.
A New Lenox Police Officer was treated and released from Silver Cross Hospital for a scratch to his eye after a run-in with a 20-year-old resident who was involved in multiple incidents Tuesday night, police said.
Shortly after he was released by police with underage drinking tickets, a New Lenox resident grabbed glasses from an officer's face and fled the scene, police said. Jerome Dudko, 20, of the 2800 block of Rebecca Lane, was arrested Aug. 7 and booked into the Will County Jail on charges of aggravated battery, disarming a peace officer, theft, damage to property and resisting arrest. According to the New Lenox police report, only an hour earlier Dudko had been arrested in the Village Commons area. Police were called about about someone who was intoxicated. He was taken into custody and ticketed for underage possession of alcohol and consumption of alcohol. He was released at about 11 p.m., and minutes later he was stopped for walking down the…