Police say a Park Forest woman was impeding traffic while riding her bike in Homewood and ignored police orders.
Juanita Thomas, 49, of the 400 block of Wilshire, Park Forest, was charged with resisting arrest and also was cited for violating traffic laws on a bicycle, Homewood police said.
Cops stopped Thomas on Oct. 1 after she was seen disturbing traffic flow by riding northbound on Halsted Street in the southbound lanes.
Thomas initially refused to give her name and argued with cops, according to a Homewood police report. When police told her she would have to visit the police station to post bond, the bike rider began to walk away and ignored officer orders to come back.
An officer ordered Thomas to stop again before grabbing her wrist, the reports states. She tried to pull away and police placed her under arrest.
Thomas is due on Nov. 15 in Markham court.
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