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posted: 3/24/2012 6:03 PM

Man charged with DUI after crashing into store

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  • A car crashed into Hot Masala, 2257 Randall Road, on Friday night. The driver was charged with driving under the influence and no injuries were reported.

      A car crashed into Hot Masala, 2257 Randall Road, on Friday night. The driver was charged with driving under the influence and no injuries were reported.
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A man was charged with DUI Friday night after crashing his car into a store in a Carpentersville strip mall.

John Mingey, 68, of the 6800 block of Highgate Road in Carpentersville, ran his Toyota Camry into Hot Masala, 2257 Randall Road, at 8:53 p.m., Carpentersville police Cmdr. Tim Bosshart said.

Hot Masala, an ethnic grocery store, was closed for the evening.

Bosshart said Mingey bonded out Friday night, and police called a cab for him to get home. No injuries were reported from the crash.

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