CHICAGO (CBS) — A Huntley man will spend the next seven years in prison after pleading guilty to his sixth DUI offence, according to the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Richard Broz, 59, was driving his motorcycle on Russell Road in Plato Township on November 5, 2016 around 7:30 p.m., said police.READ MORE: Years After Promise Of $100,000 From State And Photo-Op Prop Check, AMVETS Post 14 In Clinton, Illinois Has Not Seen A Dime
Officers say the man’s motorcycle went off the road, bounced off a tree, and became entangled in a barbed-wire fence. A witness found Broz a short time later slumped over the motorcycle with his legs tangled in the handlebars.
Paramedics worked for about an hour to free Broz from the barbed wire.READ MORE: Video Shows Group On Divvy Bikes Attacking, Stealing Bike From Man In Heart Of Loop; Neighbors Say Danger In Area Is Getting Worse
According to a press release from the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, about two hours after the crash, medical personnel at St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin measured Broz’s blood-alcohol concentration at .246 percent.
Broz had a history of DUI offenses. His previous convictions were in 1986, 1988, 1992, and twice in 2006.
In addition to the seven year prison sentence, Broz was ordered to pay $7,820 in fees and fines.MORE NEWS: Police Board Orders Firing Of CPD Officer Patrick Kelly, Accused Of Shooting Friend In Head While Off-Duty And Lying About It