High-Speed Chase Leads to Arrest of Hickory Hills Man
A 21-year-old man is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and several traffic violations.
A 21-year-old Hickory Hills man faces multiple charges, including attempting to elude police, after ditching his motorcycle and running away from officers, police said.
Aleksander Mroczka is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, fleeing and attempting to elude police, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, reckless driving and several other traffic violations.
Police allege Mroczka eluded police when they tried to stop him while he was motorcycle on Sept. 13 near the intersection of Kean Avenue and 111th Street.
Palos Hills police said they tried to stop Mroczka after he allegedly drove through a red light on 111th Street. According to the report, Mroczka was driving at a "very high rate of speed" and, after stopping for police once, took off again when officers left their patrol car.
Hickory Hills police were called to help when Mroczka drove into the nearby town, police said. Mroczka was eventually arrested in the 8800 block of W. 85th Place in Hickory Hills after police stopped his motorcycle and then chased him on foot over several fences.
A baggie holding Xanaz pills was found inside Mroczka's wallet, police said.
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