Police Blotter: Mokena Man Charged With DUI After Hit-and-Run

Frankfort police and Will County Sheriff's Office reports, May 7-14.


Unknown Person Taped Breaking In to Cars

A resident in the 7800 block of Wheatfield Drive taped an unknown person breaking in to two parked, unlocked cars in the neighborhood but not taking anything, according to the sheriff's office report. Person/s unknown entered an unlocked vehicle but nothing was missing. The video also showed the person checking inside mailboxes, according to the report.


Mokena Man Charged With DUI After Hit-and-Run Accident

Daniel Biciste, 33, of the 9200 block of West Willow Lane in Mokena, was charged with driving under the influence, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, failure to give information about an accident, leaving the scene of an accident and disregarding a traffic control device after an incident near the intersection of LaGrange and Laraway roads.

Frankfort Police officers responded to a call around 11:45 a.m. about a woman being struck from behind in her car by another vehicle, Cmdr. Kevin Keegan said. Witnesses saw a gold four-door Honda flee the scene, and a community service officer saw the car driving southbound on LaGrange, past Nebraska Street, Keegan said. A police officer pulled over Biciste, who said he didn't realize he had been in an accident.

Biciste was given a field sobriety test, then brought to the police station where he was charged. He was released on bond, and his next court date is June 5.

No one was injured in the accident.


Five Vehicle Break-ins on Same Block

Five vehicles in the 8300 block of Chestnut Court were broken into and items were stolen from three of them, according to the sheriff's report. The following items were stolen from the vehicles:

  • a wallet with two credit cards.
  • loose change
  • medication, a laptop computer and a digital camera

Four of the five vehicles were unlocked, the report stated.

Lincoln Highway Bar Vandalized

A rock was thrown through the front window of All Star Sports Bar, 7818 W. Lincoln Hwy.

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