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updated: 12/27/2012 5:43 PM

South suburban police chief accused of DUI again

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The police chief of the South suburban Robbins has been arrested for drunken driving -- for the second time in three years -- authorities said.

Police in the nearby suburb of Midlothian said Robbins Police Chief Johnny Holmes was pulled over Saturday around 10:30 p.m. after another driver called to report someone driving erratically.

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The police report says Holmes made an improper turn and failed at first to stop when officers turned on their emergency lights and siren.

The report says Holmes had a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit.

After a 2010 DUI arrest -- also in Midlothian -- Holms was suspended with pay and received a warning from Robbins village officials.

A phone message left for Holmes at the police department wasn't immediately returned.

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