Impaired Driver Had Broken Syringe in Car, Police Say

A second man arrested for DUI resisted arrest, according to police.

The following information is from the Northbrook Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.


An officer stopped driver Patrick E. Dillon, 33, of the 900 block of Kenilworth Lane in Glenview, after committing several traffic violations at 4 a.m. June 15 at Plymouth and Somerset lanes. After speaking with Dillon, the officer determined that he was under the influence and placed him under arrest. He resisted the officers when he was handcuffed and they struggled with the defendant to place in under arrest. In the search of the vehicle, officers discovered drug paraphernalia and material believed to be cannabis. He was charged with DUI, possession of cannabis and resisting arrest, and released on $1,500 bond with a July 11 court date.


Michael J. Sherman, 32, of the 1400 block of Sycamore in Northbrook, was driving a van and swerved towards an officer who was directing traffic at 5 p.m. June 16 at Cherry and Crestwood.  The officer saw Sherman looking down at a pipe he was smoking. As the driver passed the officer, the driver looked up then swerved back into the correct lane of travel. When officers stopped the vehicle they noted broken pieces of a syringe in the vehicle. The defendant was placed under arrest transported for drug testing. He was then processed on charges of DUI-drugs and improper lane usage and released on $3,000 bond with a July 15 court date.                       

Driving with a suspended license

Edger R. Sanchez, 25, of the 1900 block of South 50th Street in Cicero, was stopped for a traffic violation a Anthony Trail and Commercial Avenue at 8 a.m. June 19. Officers learned that his driver’s license was suspended. He was placed under arrest for speeding and driving with a suspended licence, and was released on $1,500 bond with a July 23 court date.

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