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Woman Threatened By Caller, Her Tires Punctured With 8 Holes

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Police responded Nov. 23 to a 22-year-old woman who said she had received two threatening phone calls from an unknown male, even though she had a new phone number and only friends and family had it. Additionally, she had found that one of the tires on her vehicle, parked in her driveway, had eight punctures in it. The phone calls came just after 2 a.m. She told police she had been dating a 21-year-old man and broke up, but that the relationship did not end badly, and he did not have her new phone number. She requested a special watch on her home.

Man Charged With DUI After Police Say He Swerved Lanes

Marvin Samiento,, 24, of Niles was charged with DUI Nov. 21 at Howard and Caldwell, just after 3 a.m. An officer on patrol saw him swerving from lane to lane, according to the report. The officer observed an odor of alcohol on his breath, and he said he had had three beers, according to the report. He showed impairment on field sobriety tests, the report indicated. His court date is Dec. 20 in the Cook County courthouse in Skokie. 

Information is taken from Niles Police Department reports. 


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