Police Blotter: Heroin Possession, Triple Legal Limit DUI

Evergreen Park police reports, Aug. 6-10.


DUI on Central Park

Steven Donegan, 50, of Evergreen Park, was charged with driving under the influence. He was stopped at 3:36 a.m. for driving without headlights at Central Park and 97th Street, police said. A breath test resulted in a blood alcohol level of .251, police said. 

Retail Theft

John Hayes, 24, of Chicago, was charged with felony retail theft. Hayes was at Wal-Mart and pushed a shopping cart containing a Sony home stereo system valued at $479 and a $99 coffee maker up to a register, police said. He purchased a bottle of pop and told the cashier that he had already paid for the other items and then pushed the cart outside, police said. A second man was with Hayes in the store, but left before he went up to the register, police said. 


Pill Possession

Daniel Caponigri, 33, of Palos Hills, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and driving without insurance. He was stoped at 9:55 p.m. with two passengers in the car for a defective windshield, police said. A search of his car found four Adderall pills, police said.

Heroin Possession

Jonathan Parr, 30, of Palos Hills, was charged with possession of a controlled substance. He was stopped in the 2700 block of 87th Place at 5:41 p.m. after cutting through a gas station to avoid a red light, police said. He had a zip lock bag containing heroin which he said he had purchased earlier that day on 87th Street off of the Dan Ryan, police said.


DUI on Kedzie Avenue

John Drabeck, 25, of Orland Park, was charged with driving under the influence and driving without a driver's license or insurance. He was stopped at 4:34 a.m. on 93rd Street and Kedzie Avenue after going through a red light and almost hitting a police car, police said. He declined to take field sobriety tests or a breath test, police said. 

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Connie Dixon August 16, 2012 at 05:19 PM
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