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Monday Blotter: Village Trash Can Hit in DUI

The following arrest information was supplied by the Skokie Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. At Skokie Patch, we update our blotter daily.

Stolen glittery wallet

A woman reported that an unknown person(s) removed her GPS device and purple glittery wallet from her parked vehicle in the 3700 block of Dempster Street on July 13.

Wild ride

A Chicago man who told police he stopped by Village Inn, 8050 Lincoln Ave., for a slice of pizza was ultimately charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after he hit a bolted garbage can and cut off a vehicle on Aug. 18.

Anthony Fouche, 35, of Chicago, allegedly struck and knocked over a Village of Skokie garbage can near Lincoln Avenue and Brown Street. After hitting the trash can Fouche then cut in front of a vehicle and made a left turn without signal at Niles Center Road, according to the report.

Fouche refused to provide a breath sample, police said. Along with the DUI, Fouche was also charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash, driving on the sidewalk, improper lane usage and failure to signal when required. His court date is Oct. 5.

Graffiti

Police responded to a criminal damage complaint at St. Peter’s Church, 8116 Niles Center Road, on Aug. 18. According to the report, the word “wink” was written with a white marker.

Theft at Bloomies

Police responded to a theft at Bloomingdales in Old Orchard Mall on Aug. 18. According to the report, a man allegedly stole two leather jackets before being stopped by store security.

Police charged Cesar Alberto Olivares, 37, of Wisconsin, with one count of retail theft. The combined value of the two jackets was about $1,300, the report said.

DUI

Dominic Raspa, 25, of Des Plaines, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on Aug. 19 around 2 a.m. According to the report, Raspa was stopped for speeding in the 5700 block of Oakton Street. He would later tell police that he had consumed six beers.

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