These items are from Niles Police Department incident reports. The Niles Journal publishes this police blotter every Wednesday.
Julie M. Ferraresi, 36, of the 7400 block of N. Osceola Avenue in Chicago, was charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol and no proof of insurance at 8:32 p.m. Friday, May 4. Police apprehended her after an alleged traffic crash on private property in the 7600 block of N. Milwaukee Avenue. She allegedly failed field sobriety tests and later was offered a breath test. Police did not report if she submitted to the test or if any additional charges were placed against her.
Efren Mendez-Ortega, 36, of the 600 block of Eighth Avenue in Maywood, was charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content