Missing Handguns, Stolen Cash and DUIs: Blotter
Palos Hills police reports, Dec. 23-31.
SUNDAY, DEC. 23
DUI Charge For Hometown Driver
Randall Weyhe, 34, of Hometown, was charged with driving under the influence, speeding, driving without proof of registration and failing to secure registration after purchase, according to a report. Weyhe was stopped by police for allegedly going 49 mph in a 35 mph zone at about 12:02 a.m. in the 7900 block of 111th Street. Officers reported smelling a strong odor of alcohol and hearing slurred speech coming from Weyhe. Police arrested him and he allegedly failed field sobriety tests. He is due in Bridgeview court on Feb. 1.
MONDAY, DEC. 24
Handguns Go Missing From Safe
Nine guns were reported missing from a safe housed in a home near 8400 W. Sun Valley Dr. The victim told police he last used the safe in May 2012 and that all of the guns were there when he last checked. The missing weapons are all handguns.
FRIDAY, DEC. 28
$1000 Cash Stolen From Office
Police were called at about 10:30 a.m. to the area of 10500 S. Roberts Rd. to investigate a burglary. Officers were told that someone broke into an office there and stole about $1,000 class. An investigation failed to turn up evidence of forced entry.
MONDAY, DEC. 31
Bridgeview Man Faces DUI Charge
James Richardson, 50, of Bridgeview was charged with driving under the influence, failing to dim headlights and improper lane use, according to a police report. Police allegedly watched Richardson driving fast and crossing over into oncoming traffic at about 1:30 a.m. west on 111th Street. Officers reportedly noticed a strong smell of alcohol coming from the driver’s breath. Richardson was arrested after failing field sobriety tests. He is due in Bridgeview court on Feb. 26.
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