Driver Blows 3 Times the Legal Limit: Blotter
Palos Heights police reports, Oct. 20-23.
SATURDAY, OCT. 20
Driver From Lemont Charged with DUI
Carolyn Klapacz, 47, of the 500 block of State Street in Lemont was charged with speeding, improper lane use and two counts of driving under the influence, according to a report. Police said she showed possible signs of intoxication during a traffic stop at 12:33 a.m. near 7200 W. College Dr. and failed a test for sobriety. Klapacz was booked and given a $1,000 bond.
Chicago Man Tests At Three Times the Legal Limit
Derrick Ellis, 35, of the 8200 block of South Prairie in Chicago, was charged with improper lane use and two counts of driving under the influence, according to a report. Police said Ellis was asked to perform field sobriety tests during a traffic stop at 12:51 a.m. near 7100 W. 127th St. and failed. A test for his blood-alcohol level resulted in a 0.242. Ellis was booked and given a $1,000 bond.
TUESDAY, OCT. 23
DUI & Drug Paraphernalia Possession Charges For Frankfort Driver
Amy B. Gedmin, 32, of the 19700 block of Farmington Lane in Frankfort, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without insurance, according to a report. Her car was stopped at about 3:17 a.m. near 12600 S. Harlem Ave. for speeding, police said. Gedmin refused to take any sobriety tests. After her alleged refusal, police found the drug paraphernalia in her possession. She was also unable to provide insurance information. Gedmin was booked and given a $2,000 bond.
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