A Duo of Traffic Tickets Result for Driving Drunk: Police Blotter

Police blast the squad's horn to move driver off the railroad tracks.


Driver spotted weaving across the center line

Jason Miller, 39, Tinley Park, was ticketed for driving under the influence and improper lane usage after police spotted him first in the 10400 block of 191st Street weaving across the median. 

According to the police report, he was seen drifting across the center line several times. When he neared the railroad crossing, he slowed and then stopped all together. 

Police say it took several times of blasting the squad's horn before Miller would move the car. When he was stopped, police said a strong odor of alcohol was present. He reportedly failed the field sobriety test.

His car was towed, and Miller was arrested. He posted bond and was released.


Domestic Battery

Richard Fuehrmeyer, 58, of the 1100 block of Granite Drive, was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery after a family argument.

According to the report, Fuehrmeyer had been drinking. When he arrived home, he started an argument with his wife about dinner and the time the couple's son had eaten.

His wife, Christine Fuehrmeyer, told police that her husband grabbed her by the shoulders and slapped her across the face with an open left hand. She called 911 for help.

He was taken to the Will County Jail. 

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Police blotter information is provided by the Mokena Police Department. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.


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