Police Blotter: Senior Citizen Beaten
Palos Heights police reports, Aug. 7-12
TUESDAY, AUG. 7
Battery Victim Was More Than 60 Years Old
Terrence P. Loftus, 58, of the 6900 block of West Highland Drive in Palos Heights, was charged with aggravated battery, according to a police report. Loftus is accused of hitting and injuring a person more than 60 years old at about 5:25 p.m. in the 6900 block of West Highland Drive. No bond was granted.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8
Oak Forest Man Charged with DUI
Gary T. Volk, 66, of 14700 block of South Central Avenue No. D114 in Oak Forest, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence and disobeying a traffic control sign, according to a police report. Police stopped a vehicle at about 8:39 p.m. in the 13900 block of South Ridgeland Avenue that reportedly disobeyed a red light. The driver, Volk, was given field sobriety tests and was then arrested, police said. His bond was set at $3,000.
FRIDAY, AUG. 10
Speeding Stop Leads to DUI Arrest
Naomi B. Boehm, 37, of 5800 block of Independence Avenue in Oak Forest was charged with driving under the influence and speeding, according to a police report. At about 2:48 a.m., police stopped a vehicle that was allegedly speeding in the 13600 block of South Harlem Avenue. Police said the driver, Boehm, was under the influence of alcohol and was arrested. Her bond was set at $3,000.
Mokena Man Blows Twice the Legal Limit
Jacob M. Curtis, 22, of 19800 block fo Ryan Court in Mokena, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence and improper lane use, according to a police report. A vehicle was stopped at about 1:34 a.m. in the 6800 block of West 127th Street for a lane violation. He failed all sobriety tests and blew a 0.219, police said. He bond was set at $3,000.
SUNDAY, AUG. 12
Oak Forest Woman Faces DUI Charge
Heather M. Grant, 32, of 6100 block of Rob Roy Drive in Oak Forest, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence, improper lane use, driving with an expired license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle, according to a police report. Grant's vehicle was stopped for an alleged lane violation. She failed all sobriety test and blew at 0.184, police said. Her bond was set at $3,000.
Worth Man Accused of Drunken Driving
Bryan Lundy, 21, of the 11000 block of Lloyd Drive in Worth, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence, making an improper turn and improper lane use, according to a police report. Police stopped his car for making a wrong turn. Lundy failed sobriety tests and blew over the legal limit, police said. His bond is set at $3,000.
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