DUI for Underage Driver, Pot Possession: Police Blotter
Darien police reports, Feb. 5-18.
MONDAY, FEB. 18
Crete Man Found With Pot
Alex Santiago, 29, of the 1600 block of Vincennes Street, Crete, was charged with possession of cannabis and drug equipment, police said, after officers came upon Santiago while he was inside a vehicle parked in the 800 block of Plainfield Road at 1:10 a.m. and smelled burnt cannabis.
An ensuing search turned up cannabis and drug equipment, police said. Santiago was charged and released to appear in court.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6
DUI for 20-year-old
Paul Teresi, 20, of the 7100 block of Richmond Avenue, Darien, was charged with DUI, police said, after he appeared to be under the influence of alcohol during a 1:07 a.m. speeding stop near the intersection of 75th Street and Cass Avenue, and failed an ensuing field sobriety test.
Teresi was charged with DUI and speeding, and was released to appear in court.
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