Police Blotter: Police Find Driver With 'Barely a Pulse,' Arrest Him for DUI

The following arrest information was supplied by the Deerfield Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.


Anthony Frank DiSilvo, 29, of Wauconda was arrested July 16 for driving under the influence after police found him slumped behind with the wheel of a parked car with “barely a pulse,” according to . 

Police spotted a car parked on the side of the road in the vicinity of Lake Cook and Deer Lake roads, drove around the block, saw the car still there and then performed a well being check, according to the report. 

Police found a passenger fully reclined in the passenger seat and DiSilvo slumped in the driver seat. When the passenger and the officer tried to wake DiSilvo he was unresponsive and “barely had a pulse,” according to the report. The officer smelled alcohol from the car. 

DiSilvo was taken by ambulance to the Highland Park Hospital Emergency Room where he consented to blood and urine tests, according to the report. The hospital later released him to the custody of the Deerfield Police. He was given a breath test at the station and had a .176 blood alcohol level. 

DiSilvo was released on $3,000 bond and will appear in Lake County Criminal Court at 9 a.m. August 15 in Waukegan. 

Driving Without a License 

Luis Sustaita, 45, of Cicero was arrested July 18 after a traffic stop near Deerfield and Waukegan Roads for driving with a revoked license, according to Deerfield Police reports. 

Ignacio Ramirez-Cuevas, 40, of Beach Park was arrested July 17 in the vicinity of Wilmot Road and Greenwood Avenue for driving without a license, according to Deerfield Police reports. Ramirez-Cuevas was stopped after the officer observed him talking on a hand held cell phone. 

Gustavo Salazar-Ramos, 38, of Highwood was arrested July 18 for driving without a license after police stopped him for disobeying s stop sign at the intersection of Hazel Avenue and Wilmot Road, according to Deerfield Police reports. 

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