Tara Lewandowski was arrested Saturday, June 4th, after police allegedly witnessed her running a red light and clocked her driving 44 mph in a 30 mph zone.
As police caught up to Lewandowski, police reports contend she swerved over the lane marker as she approached the red light at Cicero Avenue and 95th Street. She continued another block before pulling over at Kilpatrick Avenue.
According to the police, when asked for a license and registration, they noted Lewandowski’s eyes were glassy and bloodshot, her speech was slurred, and she had a strong odor of alcohol on her breath. When asked if she’d been drinking, Lewandowski admitted to drinking vodka earlier.
Lewandowski attempted multiple Field Sobriety Tests, which indicated that she was impaired. Lewandowski failed to correctly recite the alphabet.
According to the police, Lewandowski admitted to speeding prior to submitting to a preliminary breath test. The breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.164.
Based on the results of the Field Sobriety Tests and the preliminary breath test, Lewandowski was taken into custody. While being placed into a squad car, Lewandowski called an officer a “fucking faggot pig.”
Police located a brown leather black-jack in the center armrest compartment of Lewandowski’s vehicle.
While being booked, Lewandowski continued to use insulting profane language towards officers. Lewandowski submitted a breath sample with a BAC result of 0.126 during observation.
Tara Lewandowski was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content over 0.08-0.126, speeding, improper lane use, no valid proof of insurance, and vehicle used with illegal activities. A complaint was also signed for unlawful use of a weapon.
Terry Kazupski was arrested Wednesday, June 8th, after police allegedly observed him traveling at a high rate of speed through the intersection of 87th Street and Cicero Avenue.
As police caught up to Kazupski, they observed him disobey the posted stop sign at 49th Court and 89th Street. Kazupski did not stop when police activated their lights and airhorn. Kazupski then ran another stop sign at 90th Street. Police activated their siren in an attempt to stop him.
Kazupski then made another turn, before pulling into the driveway at 9008 S 48th Court. Kazupski exited the vehicle, walked up to the house and entered, shutting the door behind him. Kazupski ignored numerous verbal commands from officers to remain where he was standing.
Officers approached the door and knocked. It was answered by another occupant. Officers asked for Kazupski, who came to the door. Officers then restrained Kazupski and placed him in a squad car for transport to OLPD. A strong odor of alcohol was noted on Kazupski according to the report.
While at OLPD, Kazupski refused to submit to a breath test. Police reports indicate that Kazupski admitted to consuming alcohol earlier in the night.
Terry Kazupski was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to obey a traffic control device, improper lane use, and fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer.
Officers responded to JC Miami Motel, the location of a reported theft, where Graves had allegedly taken a woman’s clothing and refused to give it back. Officers observed Graves exit a vehicle, carrying a grocery bag and asked him to stop. Graves asked why, and when officers began explaining, Graves allegedly dropped the bag and ran through the parking lot.
According to the police reports, Graves ignored multiple requests from officers to stop running. Upon reaching Cicero Avenue, Graves turned eastbound down 91st Street. Graves put his hand in his pocket and removed an object. Officers briefly lost sight of Graves as he ran through a parking lot.
When officers caught up to Graves, they told him to stop running and lay on the ground. Graves put his hands in the air, then lay on the ground with his hands behind his back. Graves was cuffed without force being necessary and was placed in a squad car.
A witness approached the police and stated that he had observed the foot pursuit. He stated that he had seen Graves throw a plastic baggy containing a white substance onto the roof at the corner of the motel.
Police requested an Oak Lawn Fire Department ladder truck to the scene. When OLFD arrived, a ladder was placed to the roof and officers located a clear sandwich baggy containing two suspected “crack” cocaine rocks.
Police inspected the vehicle that Graves had exited, and observed in plain view a bag with a green leafy substance on the front seat. The substance field tested positive as cannabis and weighed 2.5 grams.
Terrence Graves was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than 10 grams of cannabis, and resisting / obstructing a peace officer.