TUESDAY, AUG. 7
Man Charged with DUI Found With Weapon
Alexander E. Brunello, 24, of the 4100 block of Dillon Street, Plano, was charged with DUI and unlawful use of weapon after he was observed to be under the influence of alcohol during a speeding stop in the 10 block of West 55th Street at 1:33 a.m., and failed an ensuing breath test, police said. Officers found an expandable baton in the center compartment of his vehicle, according to reports. He was also charged with speeding.
Brunello’s passenger, Brian A. Parson, 24, of the 300 block of Grace Street, Lombard, was hanging out of the vehicle’s window when police pulled it over and then attempted to flee from police during the stop, the report said. He was charged with resisting a police officer and failure to wear a seatbelt.
Both Brunello and Parson were released on bond to appear in court.
MONDAY, AUG. 6
Monroe School Vandalized
An unknown vandal threw paint onto a wall and window of Monroe School, 210 N. Madison St., between 12 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Monday.
Repairs to the school will cost an estimated $100.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1
Man Charged with DUI
Nick Adams, Jr., 24, of the 300 block of North Bluff Street, Joliet, was charged with DUI after he was observed to be under the influence of alcohol during a traffic stop, police said. Officers pulled him over for failing to signal and disobeying a red light at 2:09 a.m. on the Oak Street Bridge. Reports show he failed an ensuing breath test.
In addition to DUI, Adams was charged with failure to signal, disobeying a traffic control signal, and driving without valid insurance. He was released to appear in court.
Unknown Man Enters Home
A resident in the 300 block of West Hickory Street reported to police at 10:30 a.m. that she had earlier returned home to find an unknown man in her home.
The man said he was looking for someone, but had the wrong address, left the home, and left the area on a bicycle. He gained entry to the home via an unlocked door and nothing was reported missing.
Late-night Playground-goer Found With Pot
A 15-year-old male juvenile from Hinsdale was charged with possession of cannabis after he and a 15-year-old female juvenile were observed playing on the Pierce Park playground at 10:29 p.m., after the park had closed, police said. A responding officer said the male juvenile had marijuana and a marijuana pipe.
Both juveniles were charged with violating park hours. The male juvenile was also charged with possession of less than 30 grams of cannabis and possession of drug equipment. Both were released to parents.
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