Julius Hope, 29, of South Evergreen Street, Chicago, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol after police stopped him at Main and Oriole Streets Aug. 19 just before 5 a.m.
Police observed him partially enter an intersection on a red light, brake and then reverse, according to the report. They next saw him make a left turn in a way that almost caused a collision with another car. Police said he then didn't stop completely at a stop sign and almost hit a parked car on Main Street.
When police stopped Hope, they noticed the odor of alcohol on his breath, and he said he had drunk two pints of vodka earlier that night, according to the report.
Hope was also cited for disregarding a traffic signal and speeding.
Bus Driver Charged With Driving On Suspended License
Tiytorrie T. Roach, 36, of South Chappel Street, Chicago, was charged with driving with a suspended driver's license Aug. 16 just before 5:30 p.m. A Pace Bus driver stopped police to advise them about an accident that had occurred, according to the report. When police checked the driver's license, they found it was suspended. His court date is Sept. 27 in the Skokie branch of the Cook County courts.
Information is taken from Niles Police Department reports.
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