Combative Woman Charged In Domestic Dispute, Police Say

In another incident, a driver charged with DUI got very lost, police said. An arrest is merely an accusation and does not constitute evidence of a conviction.


Jessica Alphonse, 26, of Niles was charged with obstructing a police officer and resisting a peace offficer Jan. 21. Police responded just after 12:45 p.m. to her call saying she was involved in an argument with her boyfriend, 20, at her home. Police said she began yelling at them when they arrived and was upset because of a dispute with her boyfriend about her cell phone. 

As officers tried to investigate, Alphonse refused their directions to sit down and stop yelling, according to the report. When police asked the boyfriend questions, she interrupted and yelled so that police could not hear her boyfriend's answers, the report indicated.

The boyfriend said he does not permanently live at the residence, which is owned by Alphonse's mother, who was not present. He prepared to leave the residence to go to work, and Alphonse tried to stop him from gathering his belongings, police said; she refused orders to stay seated. As the boyfriend tried to leave, Alphonse tried to run through rooms toward the door, according to the report; police tried to grab her arms and she became combative, they said. They handcuffed her, but she still refused to sit down, the report indicated; she was taken to the police station, booked and processed. Police issued a domestic violence form. Her court date is March 8.

DUI driver takes the long way home

Anthony Brisuela, 30, of Cicero, was charged with DUI Friday just before 4 a.m. after police observed him swerving his car between lanes in the 6500 block of Touhy Avenue. Police said they observed the odor of alcohol on Brisuela. He admitted to drinking "two Mexican beers" and, according to the report, told police he was on his way home (he lives in Cicero) from a party in Cicero. When police told him he was far (about 16 miles) away, he told them he was severely lost. He showed signs of impairment on field sobriety tests, police said. His court date is Feb. 21 in the Skokie branch of the Cook County courts. 

 Information is taken from Niles Police Department reports.

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