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Woman Threatens Massage Envy Worker's Life, and More

Also in the latest police reports, police reportedly find a drunken driver eating a plate of food while driving and a woman is accused of fleeing an accident scene.

TUESDAY, AUG. 7

Accused Drunken Driver With Plate of Food

Police pulled over a driver in the 16200 block of Oak Park Avenue in after he was reportedly swerving from lane to lane without using a turn signal. When they approached Scot G. Steuber, 50, of the 15400 block of South Cherry Lane in Oak Forest, they said he told them he was swerving because he was trying to eat. A plate of food was sitting on the passenger seat, according to the report. Steuber reportedly failed field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. He blew a .153 on the Breathalyzer and was charged with driving under the influence, driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content greater than 0.08 and improper lane use. 

Woman Threatens Massage Envy Worker's Life

A 61-year-old woman who was told there were no available appointments around 7:20 p.m. Aug. 7 left Massage Envy, 7246 W. 191st St., , in a huff, according to a police report. The woman reportedly told the Massage Envy employee, "you will not live much longer," as she left the store. The woman denied making any death threats and said the employee was rude to her. A criminal trespassing warning was issued to her. 

Fleeing an Accident Scene

Juana M. Escanola, 36, of the 16600 block of Jean Lane in , was arrested around 12:30 p.m. near South 163rd Street and Harlem Avenue, and charged with driving without a valid driver's license, leaving the scene of a traffic crash and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. 

TUESDAY, JULY 31

Jewelry Thief

A couple living in the 16400 block of Parliament Avenue in Tinley Park said that sometime between 5 p.m. July 30 and 10:30 a.m. July 31, someone stole a diamond ring and a white gold necklace from a jewelry box. The pair had left the home to stay in a local hotel because the air conditioning wasn't working, they said. They returned to find the jewelry missing and the center console f a vehicle rifled through, the report said.

 

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