Saturday, December 29, 2012
Also, police nab suspects in area robberies, including Radio Shacks in Oak Lawn and Palos, as well as an Oak Lawn 7-Eleven.
Retired White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk pleaded guilty to misdemeanor DUI in Will County Court in Joliet. Arrested on Oct. 22 by New Lenox police and charged with DUI, the Sun-Times Media said 64-year-old Fisk pleaded guilt to one year of court supervision. He will also pay $1,250 in court costs. Fisk was also ordered to complete an alcohol abuse program. According to the Sun-Times Media, part of that program demands that he meet with select families who had lost loved ones due to drunken drivers. Fisk had been booked on charges of DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol and failure to drive on the right side of the roadway. Police found the Hall of Famer, who currently lives in Bradenton, FL., in a drunken stupor behind the wheel of his …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Retired White Sox player Carlton Fisk agreed to Will County's terms.
Retired White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk pleaded guilty to misdemeanor DUI on Thursday in Will County Court in Joliet. The SunTimes Media reported the story. Arrested on Oct. 22 by New Lenox police and charged with DUI, the SunTimes Media said 64-year-old Fisk pleaded guilt to one year of court supervision. He will also pay $1,250 in court costs DUI, 64-year-old Fisk pleaded guilty to one year of court supervision. He will also pay $1,250 in court costs. Represented in court by former Will County Circuit Judge Stephen White, who is on the board of education for Lincoln-Way High School District 210, Fisk was also ordered to complete an alcohol abuse program. According to the SunTimes Media, part of that program demands that he meet with …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Also, five teens are facing an indictment in connection to the shooting death of a 17-year-old in a Chicago Heights park, and White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk's court date was postponed.
After sitting in jail for more than a year, one teen charged in the robbery and beating death of a Palos township couple could get the chance to go home if a judge rescinds a no-bond order. A bond hearing has been set for Mohammad Salahat, 18, on Monday in a Bridgeview courtroom with his defense attorney set to argue that a psychological evaluation will show Salahat is non-violent and won't be a danger to anyone if he is released. Salahat is charged with murder in connection with stabbing and beating death of John and Maria Granat, along with three alleged accomplices: Christopher Wyma, 18; Ehab Qasem, 20; and the couple's son, John Granat, 18. The four men have been in custody without bond since the incident. Patch rounds up the Southland…
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Also, the lawyer for White Sox immortal Carlton Fisk is fighting to get the Hall of Famer's driver's license back and to have evidence ejected from his drunken driving case, and more court news in the south suburbs.
A hate crime and robbery case against two southwestern suburban men that began more than two years ago ended as the pair pleaded guilty to one felony count each of a hate crime. Akram Alshoweat, 24, of Oak Lawn and Mohammed Shaban, 37, of Hickory Hills have to pay court costs and were each sentenced to 24 months probation by Cook County Judge Colleen Ann Hyland in her Bridgeview courtroom. Other related charges were dismissed. The two men were charged in connection to a June 2010 incident where police say they attacked a woman they believed to be a lesbian outside a Hickory Hills restaurant. Patch rounds up the Southland's major criminal and civil cases being heard in Cook County and Will County courts this week. FRANKFORT — Frankfort …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The retired Chicago White Sox catcher was found passed out in a cornfield, according to police.