An Oak Lawn man who works as an building inspector for the village was charged March 3 with driving under the influence of alcohol, police said. John T. Hickey, 43, 5420 W. Otto Ave., also was charged with failing to signal, making an improper turn and speeding at 12:33 a.m. after he was stopped at 99th Place and Central Avenue, according to police.
Hickey swerved within the lane several times as he drove west on 103rd Street, according to reports. He did not come to a complete stop at a red light on Central and swerved between the lanes as he drove north, police said. He later told the arresting officers,"Kiss me I'm F'ing Irish!"