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Last updated 4/8/2020 at 4:24pm | View PDF

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports April 7.

DUI arrest

Lukasz Smykla, 40, 8208 Cobblestone Drive, No. 1B, Palos Hills, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to drive on the right side of the road at 9:32 p.m. April 4 at Justina and Minneola streets. Police were dispatched to a report of a vehicle trying to drive up the foot bridge crossing over Interstate 294 and located the suspect reversing onto Justina from the apron to the foot bridge.

Smykla was charged and released to appear in court.

Cannabis arrest

Mauricio Rafael Vaca, 20, 7907 W. 81st St., Bridgeview, was arrested for possession of less than 30 grams of cannabis and speeding at 1:38 a.m. April 4 in the 100 block of West 55th Street.

Vaca was in possession of green plant material that field tested positive for cannabis.

He was charged and released to appear in court.

Hit and run

Someone hit a vehicle while it was parked in the garage at Amita Hinsdale Hospital, 120 N. Oak St., between 8:45 and 10:30 a.m. April 2 and did not leave any information.


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