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Drug-dealing woman allegedly struck squads, Oak Lawn police officer with car

By Laura Bollin

  Oak Lawn police are seeking a 23-year-old New Lenox woman who allegedly struck two squad cars and a police officer with the vehicle she was driving as she fled from a drug bust at Southwest Highway and Cicero Avenue.  Brittany Alyssa Rotto is wanted on charges of aggravated battery, aggravated fleeing and eluding a peace officer, and manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance.
  Rotto is accused of selling cocaine to a police informant in the 4700 block of Cicero Avenue the evening of March 17. Rotto reportedly met with the informant at McDonald’s, 91st Street and Cicero Avenue, then drove with the informant to 91st Street and 50th Avenue where she sold him two bags each containing 3.5 gram of cocaine for $360.
  When police stopped the car Rotto was driving at 9:40 p.m. at the intersection of Cicero Avenue and Southwest Highway, she allegedly refused to open the vehicle’s doors. As police officers reportedly tried to break the car’s window, Rotto allegedly began backing up the vehicle, then moved it forward and struck two police cars and an officer as she fled the scene.