Police Say Elmhurst Woman Drove Drunk With Her 9-year-old in the Car
Also, woman attacked while working out, teens without a license go wrong way on one-way street, and five arrested on warrants.
DUI, Child Endangerment
Lisa Lofendo, 43, 268 Niagara, Elmhurst, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, endangering the life of a child and illegal transportation of alcohol after she was stopped at 11:13 p.m. Jan. 15. Police said the arrest followed a domestic disturbance on the 400 block of North Walnut. She reportedly admitted to drinking "before and while driving her 9-year-old son," according to the police report. She was released on bond.
Nicole M. Calabria, 33, 918 Norwood, Melrose Park, was arrested and charged with battery at 5 p.m. Jan. 16 after she allegedly approached a woman who was working out at X-Sport Fitness, 633 W. North Ave., and shoved her, causing her to trip over a treadmill and fall down. When the victim got up, she was again attacked by Calabria, police said. She was released on bond.
Wrong-way Teens Arrested
Elmhurst police arrested a 15-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy after they were found in a tan Ford Explorer driving the wrong way on York Road at First Street at 12:30 a.m. Jan. 16. The 17-year-old driver was charged with improper lane use and driving without a license. Both boys were charged with violating curfew. They were released on bond.
Richard Herzog, 34, 909 W. North Ave. Apt. B, Villa Park, was arrested at his home at 6:50 a.m. Jan. 16 on a warrant for failure to appear in court on a previous charge of driving with a revoked license. He was released on bond.
Anthony Vilona, 51, 3N448 Patricia Lane, Elmhurst, was arrested at his home at 7:10 a.m. Jan. 16 on a warrant for failure to appear in court on an original charge of speeding 40 mph over the limit. He was released on bond.
William Upton, 23, 895 S. Stratford Ave., Elmhurst, was arrested at his home at 7:50 a.m. Jan. 16 on a warrant out of DuPage County for failure to appear in court on an original charge of DUI. He was released on bond.
Kathleen Block, 54, 945 S. Cedar Ave., Elmhurst, was arrested at her home at 9:07 a.m. Jan. 16 on a warrant out of DuPage County for failure to appear on an original charge of driving under the influence of drugs. She was taken to DuPage County Jail.
Timothy Yelton, 31, 243 Adelia St., Elmhurst, was arrested at his home at 9:25 a.m. Jan. 16 on a warrant for failure to appear on a traffic charge. He was released on bond.
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