DUI, Screeching TiresJeffrey E. Nelson, of the 2100 block of Green Valley, Darien, was arrested at 3:23 a.m. at Downers and Butterfield Road. Nelson was charged with DUI alcohol with a BAC greater than .08 and screeching tires. His black Pontiac G6 was towed from the scene to an impound lot, according to a police report. He was released on an I-bond and has a Sept. 11 court date in Wheaton.
FRIDAY, AUG. 9
Man Found With Multiple Hydrocodone PillsPolice arrested Timothy W. O'Connell, 53, of the 600 block of Lincoln Station, Oswego, after a 4:04 p.m. traffic stop on the 1500 block of Brook Drive. He was cited for no insurance, disobeying a stop sign and driving while license revoked.
O'Connell's license has been revoked numerous times since 1998 and he had an outstanding Kendall County warrant. O'Connell was arrested and his car was searched.
An officer found a prescription bottle with O'Connell's name on it with hydrocodone and Norco pills inside. He then spoke with O'Connell and found a black backpack in the front passenger seat. Inside was a clear micro baggie filled with more hydrocodone and Norco pills.
O'Connell was transported to the Downers Grove Police Department for processing. Felony charges against him in regards to details that were redacted in the report are pending lab results and felony approval from a DuPage assistant state's attorney, the police report said.
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