On Jan. 12 at about 2 p.m., police responded to a home in the 7200 block of Greenleaf Avenue for a domestic dispute. A 60-year-old man and his 24-year-old son have had an ongoing dispute about the son's drug use and other matters; on Saturday, they were having an argument over the son taking items from family members and pawning them to support his drug habit, according to the police report.
Police took the son to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for an evaluation; the family is working with Niles Family Services, police said.
Police estimate driver was driving 100 mph
Michael Tunzi, 32, of Park Ridge was charged with DUI, reckless driving and speeding more than 40 mph over the limit on Jan. 13 just after 4 a.m.
A police officer driving in the 7700 block of Oakton Street saw Tunzi's car and said it appeared to be traveling at least 100 mph, according to the report. Tunzi turned southeastbound on Milwaukee Avenue and the officer caught up with him near Milwaukee and Howard and stopped him. Police said Tunzi had an odor of alcohol on his breath and bloodshot eyes and that he showed impairment on field sobriety tests. He was also cited for no proof of insurance.
His court date is Feb. 5 in the Skokie branch of the Cook County courts.
Information is taken from Niles Police Department reports.