The following incidents were listed in the official bulletins of the Niles and Morton Grove police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
Victor Marchan, 30, of 6031 N. Austin Ave., Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license on Aug. 18. Police said Marchan was stopped on the 7900 block of Milwaukee Avenue at 1:20 a.m. after he almost struck a bicyclist while traveling at a high rate of speed. He reportedly told police he was coming back from a party in Prospect Heights. He has an Aug. 28 court date.
Cesar Alvarez, 35, of 2514 W. Palmer, Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence, disobeying a traffic control device, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, no proof of insurance and driving without a license present on Aug. 18 after he reportedly struck another vehicle at the intersection of Touhy and Harlem Avenues. A witness told police that Alvarez moved from the driver’s seat to the passenger’s seat following the crash. He was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge where he allegedly admitted to police that he had been drinking alcohol from 2 to 11 p.m. the day before. He has an Aug. 28 court date.
Thong Nguyen, 23, of 9240 Dee Road, unincorporated Maine Township, was charged with driving under the influence, improper lane usage and failure to signal on the morning of Aug. 18. He was taken into custody on the 8600 block of Dempster Street at 6 a.m. after police responded to a report of a person driving recklessly. He has a Sept. 10 court date.
Timothy J. Payne, 53, of Morton Grove, was charged Aug. 14 with felony disorderly conduct after allegedly calling 911 and telling police operators that he barricaded himself in his house with a gun. Upon arrival, police did not find a gun on Payne and charged him with making a false police report. He is scheduled in court Oct. 3.
DELIVERY OF MARIJUANA
Nicholas P. Goodwin, 19, of Morton Grove, was charged Aug. 17 with delivery of marijuana after allegedly selling 3.6 grams of the drug. He is scheduled in court Sept. 30.
William C. Wesbury, 25, of Mount Prospect, was charged Aug. 18 with driving under the influence of alcohol. He is scheduled in court Sept. 30.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA
James R. Lane, 19, of Morton Grove, was charged Aug. 15 with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. Lane allegedly had 14 grams of marijuana in his possession when police arrested him.
Rolando Nieves, 37, of Chicago, and Lizzette Flores, 31, of Chicago, were charged Aug. 17 with retail theft after allegedly stealing a purse from a store at 7250 Dempster Street. They are scheduled in court Oct. 1.
Tammy L. Young, 51, of Park Ridge, was charged Aug. 17 with retail theft after allegedly taking items from a store at 6931 Dempster Street without paying for them. She is scheduled in court Oct. 3.
Cheryl Seymore, 47, of Chicago, Kristen Robinson, 29, of Chicago, and Terrell Jones, 49, of Chicago, were charged Aug. 14 with felony theft after allegedly taking items from a store at 6931 Dempster Street without paying for them. They are scheduled in court Sept. 3.
Paul J. Juska, 20, of Park Ridge, was charged Aug. 15 with underage drinking. He is scheduled in court Oct. 2.