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Man Arrested for Aggravated DUI on Ogden Avenue

A Hinsdale juvenile was also charged with underage drinking and possession of cannabis after being found stumbling pants-less down a sidewalk.

Aggravated DUI—Daniel R. Minet, of 8836 Oakwood Dr. in Hickory Hills, was found to be under the influence of alcohol and in possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia during an improper lane usage traffic stop on Ogden Avenue near I-294 at 1:28 a.m. Oct. 6, according to the .

Minet, 38, failed field sobriety tests and refused to submit to a breath test. A green leafy substance was found in his possession that tested positive for cannabis, according to police. Minet also had a brown box commonly used to ingest the drug.

Minet was charged with aggravated DUI, possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, and improper lane usage, and was transported to DuPage County Jail.

Hinsdale Deputy Police Chief Mark Wodka said the charge was aggravated because it was Minet's second DUI. 

Possession of cannabis, underage consumption of alcohol—A 17-year-old female juvenile from Hinsdale was found to be under the influence of alcohol and in possession of cannabis after a Hinsdale Police officer came upon her stumbling down the sidewalk without pants near Sixth and Vine Streets at 12:09 a.m. Oct. 10.

While in the process of checking on the suspect’s well being, the officer found the cannabis, as well as cigarettes, in the suspect’s possession. She was charged with possession of cannabis, unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor, and possession of tobacco, and was released on bond to appear in court.

DUI—Judith C. Alessi, of 132 S. Adams St. in Westmont, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after Hinsdale Police observed her to be intoxicated during a traffic stop for speeding and improper lane usage near the intersection of Ogden Avenue and Elm Street at 10:50 p.m. Oct. 6.

Alessi, 45, failed field sobriety tests, submitted to a breath test that indicated her blood-alcohol content was greater than .08, and was released on bond to appear in court.

DUI—James J.T. Allen, of 2735 Bristol Dr. Apt. 209 in Lisle, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after Hinsdale Police observed him to be intoxicated during a traffic stop for improper lane usage near 55th and Madison streets at 11:45 p.m. Oct. 7.

Allen, 28, failed field sobriety tests, submitted to a breath test that indicated his blood-alcohol content was greater than .08, and was released on bond to appear in court.

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