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Blotter: Mount Prospect woman charged with driving under influence in Evanston

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

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A Mount Prospect woman was pulled over in west Evanston early Thursday morning and arrested in connection with driving under the influence.

At 2:00 a.m., the 32-year-old woman was stopped in the 2000 block of Emerson Street for driving erratically, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. When the woman pulled over, she almost hit a parked car, Dugan said. Officers reported the woman had the scent of alcohol on her breath, and her eyes were bloodshot and glassy.

She told officers that she had been drinking, and they conducted a field sobriety test, which she failed, Dugan said. She was then taken into custody and charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol.

Her court date is set for May 17 in Skokie.

Three unidentified men steal liquor from World Market

Three men stole eight to 12 bottles of beer on Tuesday from World Market, 1725 Maple Ave.

The three men entered the store at roughly 2:40 p.m. and stole the alcohol, valued at $12.99 per bottle, Dugan said. The men put the bottles into their clothes and left the store without paying.

Police were unable to locate the men, Dugan said.

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