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Robbins Police chief charged with DUI for second time

Robbins Police Chief Johnny Holmes  |  Supplied photo

Robbins Police Chief Johnny Holmes | Supplied photo

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The police chief of south suburban Robbins was charged with drunken driving this week — his second DUI charge in three years.

Robbins Police Chief Johnny Holmes was arrested in the neighboring suburb of Midlothian, according to Midlothian Police Chief David Burke.

Burke, who has been on vacation this week, could provide no additional details, but he confirmed that Holmes also was charged with driving under the influence in Midlothian in March 2010. The outcome of the earlier DUI charge was not immediately clear Wednesday night.

Holmes, 66, has headed up the police department in Robbins since 1991.

Phone calls to Holmes were not returned Wednesday night, and Robbins Mayor Irene Brodie could not be reached.

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