Homewood Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • DUIs in Homewood: Blotter

    Tuesday Apr 14 | via Patch.com 

    Azeek Owokoniran, 20, of the 100 block of Raye Drive, Chicago Heights, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of drugs, possession of marijuana, illegal transportation of an open container of alcohol and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after an April 12 crash, according to Homewood police reports. Police responded to an accident in the intersection of Holbrook and Riegel roads, the report stated.


    Related Topix: Homewood, IL, Chicago Heights, IL, Drugs

  • Unlawful Use of Weapon, Possession of Controlled Sub...

    Thursday Apr 9 | via Patch.com 

    Jorge Leon Diaz, 20, of West Hickory Street, Chicago Heights, was arrested and charged with illegal transportation of open alcohol, possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than 2.5 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without a rear registration light after an April 6 traffic stop, according to Homewood police reports. Diaz was stopped at about 1:11 a.m., near Halsted Avenue and 187th Street, when police noticed he was driving without a rear plate light, the report stated.


    Related Topix: Chicago Heights, IL, Drugs, Homewood, IL, Dolton, IL

  • Retail Thieves Strike in Homewood: Blotter

    Thursday Apr 2 | via Patch.com 

    Riccardo Soto, 21, of the 2400 block of 183rd Street, was arrested and charged with resisting a peace officer, illegal transportation of alcohol and improper vehicle lighting after a March 27 traffic stop, according to Homewood police reports. Police pulled over Soto in the 2100 block of Maple Road when he noticed Soto's blue Pontiac only had one headlight working, the report stated.


    Related Topix: Homewood, IL, Hazel Crest, IL, Riverdale, IL

  • Teens Caught with Pot: Cops

    Thursday Mar 26 | via Patch.com 

    Three teens face drug charges after they were caught with marijuana in a parked car with the engine running March 20 in a lot in the 3200 block of 184th Street, according to Homewood police reports. A fourth individual sitting in the back seat of the car fled the scene when police arrived and was not apprehended, the report stated.


    Related Topix: Drugs, Homewood, IL, Glenwood, IL

  • Disorderly Conduct, Retail Theft: Blotter

    Wednesday Mar 25 | via Patch.com 

    Gerald Jackson, 24, of the 700 block of Palm Drive, Glenwood, was charged with disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana after a March 18 incident, according to Homewood police reports. Police responded to a disturbance call at about 9:45 p.m., in the 800 block of Bowling Green Drive, the report stated.


    Related Topix: Glenwood, IL, Homewood, IL, Chicago Heights, IL

  • DUI, Retail Theft: Blotter

    Thursday Mar 19 | via Patch.com 

    Meredith Jackson, 33, of the 17700 block of Oakwood Avenue, Richton Park, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and illegal transportation of open alcohol after a March 13 traffic stop, according to Homewood police reports. Jackson also had two outstanding County warrants for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license, the report stated.


    Related Topix: Richton Park, IL, Homewood, IL, Chicago, IL

Homewood Law

I have a felony because of 2 DUI's years ago. I just read about Illinois House Bill 2470 can this new bill help me expunge?
I spent time in jail. I am having a difficult time finding work.
HB 2470 does not appear to assist you. SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED: 20 ILCS 2630/5.2 Amends the Criminal...
If you have 2 DUI's from Michigan (2001 & 2002), & get pulled over for a DUI in IL with suspended license, is it a felony?
My boyfriend's license was suspended after 2 DUI's from MI in 2001 & 2002. He got pulled over with a BAC of .193 and doing 74 in a 40 in October of 2012. Will the court consider this his 3rd DUI and charge as aggravated felony, or has enough time passed between the 2 previous convictions?
Your boyfriend is at risk He needs a lawyer.
Boyfriend got DUI in IL has paid some fine but still owes and needs to take classes. He was given a year but due to financial
Harship and birth of our daughter he had not been able to comply. Will he go to jail?
It's always better to file for an extension BEFORE the state files to violate his probation. Get yourself a lawyer ASAP...
I was charged with a DUI last night.
I was involved in an accident. It was the other person's fault. But I did received a ticket for "not slowing down to avoid accident" Which makes no sense. I do not think the test results matter because I drank liquor at the Scene AFTER the crash. I just waited in the car actually and drank wine port.The police did arrive and it said on the ticket that they noted I had wine in my hands when they arrived. I have a jeep and the damage didn't really look to bad, (her car looked totaled) . I didn't know how to handle the situation. I was also drinking before I got into the jeep. But I believe it was the wine I drank at the scene that put me over the limit.
Report this to your auto carrier and hire a criminal attorney. Do not post more admissions online.
Validity of blood testing for drugs in DUI
If the nurse drawing blood used a butterfly needle, did not mix blood in tubes and the police officer did not watch blood draw or watch me when I urinated for urine specimen is the DUI kit still admissible?????
Most DUI cases don't actually go to trial, they are usually settled when your lawyer negotiates with the district...
Refusal to submit to DUI chemical testing multiple times
I asked to speak to an attorney when told I needed to go to the hospital to submit to DUI testing. I asked for an attorney multiple times while at the hospital. Then after 2.5 hours after the auto accident I submitted because all my requests for an attorney were ignored. Are the results of chemical test valid and admissible?
The fact you were not given the right to consult an attorney prior to a blood test is not a constitutional violation...
If you get a dui as a juvenile can that be used against you if you get another dui as an adult?
My younger brother who is now 30 got a dui when he was I believe 16 well last year he got a dui an they are bringing up the dui he got when he was 16
The DUI from when he was 16 will be used against him in the sense that, if he received court supervision for that DUI,...