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Bartlett Man Arrested After Police Say He Attempted to Deliver Cocaine in Elmhurst

Police also stop drivers for DUI, possession of cannabis.

Possession of a Controlled Substance

Antonion Alway, 22, 395 Wilmington Drive Apt. 201, Bartlett, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and unlawful drug conspiracy at York and Grand at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 5. Police involved in a drug investigation were in contact with Alwan, who reportedly agreed to deliver cocaine to the area of York and Grand, police said. Alway arrived at the location in possession of 20.4 grams of cocaine. He was taken to DuPage County Jail and his Honda Accord was towed for forfeiture.

DUI Arrests

Patrick Schwartz, 23, 458 E. Park, Elmhurst, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of drug paraphernalia after police pulled over his green Honda CRV for speeding and improper lane use at North and Willow at 1:58 a.m. Feb. 3. He was released on I-bond.

Kizzy Edwards, 35, 288 E. St. Charles, Elmhurst, was arrested and charged with DUI after police pulled over her tan Chevrolet Venture for improper lane use, speeding and failure to signal at West and North at 2:28 a.m. Feb. 3. She was released on I-bond.

Edward Wojciechowski, 39, 313 Gregory Court, Schaumburg, was arrested and charged with DUI after police received a call for a suspicious vehicle parked in the lot at American Mattress, 665 W. North Ave., at 1:08 a.m. Feb. 6. Police located Wojciechowski in a green Acura 3.0. He said he was lost and trying to use his GPS to get home, police said. He was released on bond.

Michael Smoter, 36, 350 N. State, Addison, was arrested and charged with DUI after police received a call for a suspicious vehicle parked at Villa and Alexander at 1:50 a.m. Feb. 6. Police said they found Smoter asleep at the wheel of a Dodge Ram. He was released on bond.

Rene Surovoy, 36, 263 Sherwood, Wood Dale, was arrested and charged with DUI after police pulled over his silver Volkswagon Jetta for speeding at York and Industrial Drive at 1:39 a.m. Feb. 9. He was released on I-bond.

Nicholas Rojas, 31, 4937 N. Troy Apt. 3, Chicago, was arrested and charged with DUI and illegal transportation of alcohol after police pulled over his blue Toyota Matrix for disobeying a flashing red light at York and Second streets at 2:03 a.m. Feb. 9. While in lockup, police said Rojas made suicidal statements; he was taken to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.

Benjamin Gibbons, 34, 254 N. West Ave., was arrested and charged with DUI after his red Ford Ranger reportedly was involved in a hit-and-run accident in Chicago. The victim followed Gibbons into Elmhurst, where police arrested him at Second and Larch at 1:04 a.m. Feb. 10.

Carlos D. A. Mayorga, 20, 5019 W. Belden, Elmhurst, was arrested and charged with DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol, possession of alcohol, consumption of alcohol by a minor, unlawful use of a license and driving with a suspended license after police pulled over his green Ford Escape for disobeying a traffic control device at St. Charles and Route 83 at 3:03 a.m. Feb. 10. He was released on I-bond. A passenger in the car, Alberto Marin Jr., 20, 5028 W. Drummond, Chicago, was charged with consumption of alcohol by a minor. They both were released on I-bond.

Jose M. Bernal-Almaraz, 21, 530 Stevens Drive Apt. 7, Addison, was arrested and charged with DUI, driving without insurance and driving without a license after his green Volkswagen Golf crashed into a tree at Grand Avenue west of County Line Road at 3:21 a.m. Feb. 10. He had to be extricated from the vehicle. He was taken to Loyola Hospital.

Zachary A. Johnson, 23, 1993 Brentwood Lane East, Wheaton, was arrested and charged with DUI and driving without insurance after his green Dodge Intrepid crashed into a light pole at Brush Hill west of Euclid at 3:48 a.m. Feb. 10. He also was charged with injury to city property.

Possession of Cannabis

Michael York, 21, Eric English, 18, and Daniel Threlkeld, 21, all of 136 Haven in Elmhurst, were cited for possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia after police received a call for people smoking cannabis at 136 Haven.

Dajuan Gates, 19, 2333 W. Jackson Apt. 507, Chicago, was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis and consumption of alcohol by a minor after police said they found him walking in traffic at York and Interstate 290 at 11:01 p.m. Feb. 8. He was released on bond.

Alejandra Corona, 21, 2124 N. Mulligan, Chicago, was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis at 6:45 p.m. Feb. 10. She was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Uriel Corona, 22, 1514 S. 48th Court, Cicero, who was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Police found .6 grams of cannabis and a cannabis grinder. Both were released on I-bond.

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