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Dozen arrested for drinking violations at Libertyville eatery

Updated: November 11, 2012 1:56AM

LIBERTYVILLE — A loud music complaint concerning a Mexican restaurant resulted in the arrest of a dozen people after police found underage drinkers and some people struggled with police.

Libertyville police went to Rancho Grande, 513 E. Park Ave., just after 1 a.m. Sept. 8 and found several people inside and outside the restaurant consuming alcohol, and they also found a number of people under the age of 21, authorities said Tuesday.

Francisco J. Carmona, 23, of Westmoreland Road, Apt. 12, Vernon Hills, allegedly intentionally bumped into an officer and then resisted when another officer went to place him in custody. He was charged with battery and resisting a police officer.

Gerardo Hernandez Jr., 22, also was taken into custody for having two outstanding warrants. One was from Lake County Sheriff’s Office for failing to appear in court and the other was from south suburban Darien for deceptive practice.

The 10 people arrested for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor included two 17-year-olds from Mundelein and the following:

Felipe Gomez Jr., 20, of 721 Longfellow Lane; David Sarmiento, 20, of 155 S. Chicago Ave., Apt. 109; Jessica Flores, 19, of 422 S.W. Garfield Ave.; Guadalupe Rodriguez, 19, of 524 Allanson Road, Lucero Martin, 18, of 55 S. Shaddle Ave., all of Mundelein; Joanna Toledo, 18, of 338 Deer Run, Hainesville; and Mitzy Diaz, 18, of 212 Lakeside, and Darlene Velazquez, 18, of 317 Mallard Court, both of Vernon Hills.

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