Barbara and Jerome Bonell Cited Facilitating Use of Alcoholic Beverages by Underage Persons at Residence on Yale


Barbara Bonell and Jerome Bonell, both 48, of the 400 block of South Yale Avenue, were cited with the ordinance violation of facilitating the use of alcoholic beverages by underage persons in the residence, police said.

Also, eleven minors under age 21 and eight juveniles, age 17 or under, were cited for underage consumption of alcohol by a minor.

First, Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:55 PM Friday to a report of an unconscious juvenile passed out in the street near the intersection on Fernandez Avenue just north of Grove. As police arrived within two minutes, officers received a report that a juvenile male was just starting to move in the street. Police found a juvenile conscious and breathing as paramedics arrived. The juvenile/male was transported from Fernandez and Grove to Northwest Community Hospital.

Minutes later, police received a report of an underage drinking party in the 400 block of South Yale Avenue. Police confirmed several youths were present at an underage drinking party. Police suspected the unconscious male at Fernandez and Grove was connected to the party on South Yale Avenue, but this has not been confirmed publicly.

At least eight police squads arrived at the Yale address to process evidence and check on the well-being of all persons present at the home. Police were equipped with portable breathalyzer test devices after the homeowner allowed police to check the basement. Eleven of twelve minors found at the house took Breathalyzer tests that showed they had consumed alcohol.

Police also reported finding juveniles hiding in closets on the second floor. One juvenile, age 15, at the house was transported to Northwest Community Hospital by paramedics from the house after reporting feeling sick and he was observed to be incoherent — following consumption of six shots of Jack Daniels.

At least one adult was transported in custody to Arlington Heights police headquarters. At least one male juvenile was also transported in custody to Arlington Heights police headquarters. At least one youth was transported to the police station because parents could not be contacted by phone. Some juveniles may have been delivered to their parents at home.

In summary the following minors were cited for underage alcohol consumption:
Allison Brightwell, 19, 3600 block of Sigwalt Street, Rolling Meadows
Colin Buscarini, 18, 1300 block of South Dunton Avenue, Arlington Heights
Monica Cichowlas, 18, 500 block Carol Lane, Mount Prospect
Matthew Gelman, 18, 100 N. Kaspar Avenue, Arlington Heights
Kei Glaser, 18, 2300 block of Sigwalt Street, Rolling Meadows
Luciano Laterza, 18, 1000 block of South Mitchell Avenue, Arlington Heights
Lauren Lonergan, 18, 400 block of South Lincoln Lane, Arlington Heights
Patrick Luxem, 18, 200 block of South Mitchell Avenue, Arlington Heights
Julia Matamoras, 18, 600 block Central Road, Arlington Heights
Patrick McGinn, 18, 200 block of South Walnut Avenue, Arlington Heights
Auste Salkauskaite, 18, 2100 block of Vermont Street, Rolling Meadows

Barbara Bonell and Jerome Bonellare are scheduled to appear in court March 30

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  1. Why is it necessary to post their adresses? so pervs can go look their picures up on facebook say ‘oh they’re hot now i can go to their house and rape them’…like seriously. posting someone’s adress in an article can only provoke bad. they’re going to get either hate mail or pervs driving by their house. i get that the drinking and all was bad but two wrongs don’t make a right and i think the story would be just fine without the posting of high schoolers adresses….

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