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Police Blotter: Illegal Lane Use Leads to DUI Charges for 2 Men

Frankfort Police reports, Aug. 30-Sept. 4 • Mokena man served with Will County warrant • Frankfort teen charged with underage drinking and fleeing police in Mokena.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 4

Mokena Man Served With Will County Warrant

Trevor J. Gavitt, 18, of the 11300 block of West 195th Street in Mokena, was served an outstanding Will County warrant for possession of marijuana at the . Gravitt was released on bond, and his next court date is Sept. 26.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 2

Stop Leads to DUI, Traffic Charges for Homewood Man

Anthony P. Sullivan, 28, of the 2000 block of Spruce Road in Homewood, was charged with driving under the influence and improper lane use after a traffic stop near the intersection of Butternut Trail and Lincoln Highway. Sullivan was released on bond, and his next court date is Oct. 5.

THURSDAY, AUG. 30

New Lenox Man Charged With DUI

Joseph F. Kingsbury, 45, of the 1200 block of Timber Place in New Lenox, was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 and improper lane use after a traffic stop near the intersection of LaGrange and Laraway roads. Kingsbury was released on bond, and his next court date is Oct. 3.

SUNDAY, AUG. 19

2 Teens Charged for Underage Drinking, Fleeing Police

Two 17-year-old boys—one from Mokena and one from Frankfort—were caught in the 1100 block of First Street and charged with underage drinking and interference with a village officer when they were caught running from police, according to the report. The officer saw the teens walking down the sidewalk on First Street at 1:50 a.m., and when he approached them in his squad car, they began to run.

After a foot chase, the officer caught the Frankfort teen behind , according to the report. The teen told the officer that he ran because he was out past curfew, and he was only 17, the report stated. The officer told the teen that the curfew age was 16 but arrested him when he smelled alcohol on the teen's breath.

The other teen was arrested at his home on the 19700 block of Scarth Lane after making several phone calls to the Frankfort teen who had been apprehended earlier. Officers also detected alcohol on that teen's breath, the report stated.

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Joe Piscipoe September 08, 2012 at 11:27 PM
Hey Patch- what happened to the time-of-day that the infractions occurred ? It is informative to know when these people are driving wasted.

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