Monthly Archives: August 2012

Clash over special prosecutor in complicated DUI case – Aurora Beacon News

On Thursday, Kane County Judge Thomas Stanfa told attorneys he would hear arguments over the appointment of a special prosecutor in the DUI case of John Holdren of Aurora. Court records show the Kane County state’s attorney’s office was surprised … Continue reading

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The latest on police holiday DUI stings, reader tips – DailyHerald.com

With Labor Day around the corner, many suburban police departments are saturating roads with extra patrols aimed at snagging drunken drivers and seat belt scofflaws.   But the results of these additional patrols, funded by federal grants distributed by the … Continue reading

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Roadblocks Coming to Kane County This Weekend at I-88

According to the news story: “The Illinois State Police will conduct a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) in Kane County during the hours of 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, until 4 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. According to Captain Joe Perez, the … Continue reading

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Northwest Herald | Crystal Lake man in midst of another DUI case

This involves the same person who pleaded guilty to a DUI homicide involving television anchor Randy Salerno. Northwest Herald | Crystal Lake man in midst of another DUI case via Northwest Herald | Crystal Lake man in midst of another … Continue reading

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City will pay a combined $450,000 in damages and legal fees to two motorists who said a Chicago police officer fabricated DUI charges. – chicagotribune.com

Far too many motorists face this kind of situation. Although most officers are good, I have encountered some who are willing to fabricate details of an arrest simply because they think they can get away with it. Fiorito is an … Continue reading

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Federal officials push for tougher state drunken-driving laws – The Washington Post

Stupid is a s stupid does. Despite the fact that there is no actual evidence to prove that these devices have had any effect on reducing the incidence of drunk driving, accidents, or fatalities, in these 17 states that have … Continue reading

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The Consequences for Underage Drinking Explained – Wheaton, IL Patch

In Illinois, it is generally against the law for a person under the age of 21 to consume alcohol. In fact, if a person under the age of 21 pleads guilty to, or is found guilty of, consuming alcohol while … Continue reading

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