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Updated: January 4, 2013 6:08AM


Traffic charges: Scott Hoffman, 44, 226 Maplewood Drive, was charged Nov. 13 with failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident, failing to give information after striking a vehicle and failing to give notice immediately after an accident and driving without a valid driver’s license. He has a North Branch Court hearing Dec. 19.

Drug charge: Tommie Purnell, 27, 440 Filweber Court, was charged Nov. 15 with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia at Main and Orchard streets. He has a hearing at Lake County Courthouse Jan. 28.

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Drug charge: Michael Pfeiffer, 18, 153 N. Milwaukee, was charged Nov. 19 with possession of marijuana and drug equipment and no proof of insurance. He has a North Branch Court hearing Dec. 12.

Battery: Hector Rodriguez, 51, 151 E. Grand Ave., was arrested and charged at his home on Nov. 25 with unlawful restraint and domestic battery. He was taken to Lake County Bond court.


DUI: Christina Herzog, 43, 41434 N. Westlake, Antioch, was arrested Nov. 9 at Grand Avenue and Rollins Road and charged with speeding, improper lane use, suspended registration, no proof of insurance, DUI, resisting and obstructing a police officer.

Public intoxication: Stephanie Rayunas, 24, 321 Quail Circle, was arrested Nov. 9 at 110 Robinquest Lane and charged with intoxicated in a park, trespassing, DUI and DUI over the legal limit.

Warrant arrest: Brian Spears, 49, 2985 Falling Waters Lane, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for domestic battery Nov. 5 at his home and taken to Lake County jail.

DUI/drugs: Steven Rostad, Jr., 19, McHenry, was arrested Nov. 11 at Sand Lake Road and South Thornwood and charged with DUI, DUI over legal limit, illegal possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and alcohol, failure to yield, improper lane use and no proof of insurance and improper display of plates. A passenger in his vehicle, Antonio Schneider, 18, Crystal Lake, was charged with illegal possession of alcohol.

Warrant arrest: Adam Mealer, 37, 38740 N. Drexel Drive, Antioch, was arrested Nov. 15 on an outstanding warrant for DUI and charged with no seat belt, no proof of insurance and driving while license revoked. He was taken to Lake County Jail.

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