MONDAY, NOV. 19
Rami M. Salhi, 23, of the 7800 block of south McCarthy Road in Palos Park, was charged with possession of drug equipment. Police stopped him near Cass Avenue and I-55 for speeding and found a glass pipe used to smoke weed. Salhi was issued a local ordinance citation and his court date is pending.
DUI Accident, Controlled Substance
Eimantas Giniunas, 21, of the 8200 block of Geneva Street in Woodridge, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding, improper lane use and leaving the roadway after driving his car off the road at Plainfield and Redondo in Darien and crashing when two tires popped, police said.
Police said Giniunas smelled like alcohol and refused testing. He was given a Dec. 24 court date. A passenger in the car, 18-year-old Dawn M. Alexander, told police she was drinking and was charged with illegal consumption by a minor.
She then told police she had illegal prescription drugs that didn't belong to her hidden in her bra. She was also charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and was taken to DuPage County Jail.
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