Driving Under The Influence

Two Charged With DUI After Riverside Crashes 10 Minutes ApartTwo men are facing drunken driving charges after a van hit a police car that was blocking traffic to investigate an earlier DUI crash early Sunday in west suburban Riverside.
Police: DUI Suspect Attacked, Threatened Riverside OfficersA west suburban man charged with DUI in Riverside early Sunday has also been accused of attacking officers and damaging police equipment during his arrest.
Cops: Man Drove Car Into Beach Park Retention PondDevon S. Leedom, 20, was drunk while at the wheel of the Dodge Stratus that ended up in the pond in the 12600 block of West Wakefield Drive in Beach Park, according to the Lake County sheriff’s office.
Two Charged After Car Hits Evanston Restaurant During Police ChaseThe vehicle hit another car at Davis Street and Sherman Avenue, then veered into the front window of a Freshii restaurant at 1569 Sherman Ave. that was closed for the New Year’s holiday.
Man Charged With DUI After Crash Near Riverside SchoolJavier Jimenez, 23, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence of drugs and possession of a controlled substance; and ticketed for driving with no insurance, improper operation of a motor vehicle, driving off roadway and several other violations, according to Riverside police.
Man Charged With DUI For Crash That Killed 3-Year-Old BoyErick Ochoa, 24, has been charged with a felony count of aggravated DUI involving a death, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He was also cited for driving on a suspended license and failing to stop at a stop sign.
Two Charged With DUI After Pedestrian Killed In Joliet CrashAbout 8:30 p.m., a Mazda sedan was pulling out from a parking lot at the southeast corner of Hickory Street and Western Avenue in Joliet when it struck a westbound Hyundai on Western. The impact sent the vehicles to the northwest corner of the intersection, where Joliet resident Mark A. Cipolla was standing.
Teen Critically Hurt In South Loop Crash Facing DUI ChargesThe 17-year-old boy was driving south in the 2100 block of South Lake Shore Drive about 10:15 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of the vehicle, which struck a tree and caught fire, police said.
Naperville Woman Charged With Drunk Driving In Four-Vehicle CrashA Naperville woman is free on bond and awaiting trial, after she allegedly triggered a four-vehicle traffic crash late Thursday night near Neuqua Valley High School while drunk.
Highland Park Teen's Fatal DUI Trial Set To Start TuesdayCarly Rousso and her attorney, Douglas Zeit, have opted for a bench trial in which Judge James Booras will reach the verdict in the case. Attempts by Zeit and prosecutors to reach a negotiated plea deal in the case have been declared “at an impasse.”
Toddler Found In Car With Used Syringes; Parents Face ChargesPolice stopped a driver for failing to use her turn signal, then allegedly discovered more than a dozen uncapped drug needles in the vehicle, a driver who was high, and a 1-year-old boy in the back seat.
Father Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Son, 4Illinois State Police said Shannard Dyer was driving a Dodge Journey south on Interstate 55 near Interstate 355, with three children in the back seat, when he lost control of the SUV around 2 a.m. Sunday, and hit a concrete median wall.

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