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DUI for Driver Found on Hinsdale Train Tracks

Hinsdale police reports, Nov. 27-30.

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Patch file photo.
SATURDAY, NOV. 30

Teens Charged With Underage Drinking

A 17-year-old male juvenile from Clarendon Hills and a 17-year-old male juvenile from Willowbrook were charged with unlawful use of alcohol after they were observed to be under the influence of alcohol during a traffic stop for disobeying a stop sign near the intersection of 55th and Garfield streets at 12:33 a.m., police said.

The driver, the juvenile from Clarendon Hills, was also cited with disobeying a stop sign and driving without a valid license due to curfew, police said. They were released to their parents.

Cannabis Possession

Matthew L. Green, 22, of the 100 block of South Fordham Avenue, Aurora, was charged with possession of cannabis and possession of drug equipment after the substance and a glass pipe were found on him while he was a passenger in a car that had been stopped for speeding near the intersection of Ogden Avenue and York Road at 7:50 p.m., police said.

He was released to appear in court.

THURSDAY, NOV. 28

Barefoot Teen Charged With Underage Drinking

Damien U. Ekechukwu, 19, of the 100 block of St. Francis Circle, Oak Brook, was charged with unlawful use of alcohol after police came upon him walking in the roadway without shoes near the intersection of Ogden Avenue and York Road at 1:15 a.m. and then observed him to be under the influence of alcohol, police said.

He was released to a family member.

DUI For Driver on Train Tracks

David W. Greiner, 42, of the 7400 block of Darien Lane, Darien, was charged with DUI, police said, after officers were dispatched to a report of a vehicle driving on the train tracks, located Greiner’s car on the tracks near the intersection of Hinsdale Avenue and Madison Street at 2:45 a.m., and observed the driver to be under the influence of alcohol.

Greiner refused to submit to blood testing, police said. A substance that field-tested positive for cannabis and drug equipment were found in his car. In addition to DUI, Greiner was charged with possession of cannabis, possession of drug equipment, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. He was released to appear in court.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27

DUI for Colorado Man

Shawn P. Arnold, 28, of the 6300 block of South Havan Street, Englewood, CO, was charged with DUI, police said, after police observed him to be under the influence of alcohol during an improper lane use and speeding stop near the intersection of Ogden Avenue and Monroe Street at 3:25 a.m., and failed an ensuing breath test.

He was released to appear in court.

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