GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. (CBS) — The village administrator of Glendale Heights stood accused Tuesday of driving drunk in a hit-and-run crash last month.
The crash happened on Sept. 2. Village Administrator Raquel Becerra also faces multiple traffic violations and one count of leaving the scene of an accident that caused property damage.READ MORE: Ravinia Festival Announces Lineup For 2021 Season
The Village of Glendale Heights said Becerra took leave from the village immediately after the crash, and upon her return was placed on administrative leave with pay pending an investigation by the village attorney’s office.READ MORE: 10 Inmates In One Pod Test Positive For COVID-19 At Lake County Jail In Waukegan
The village would not comment on whether Becerra would keep her job or “speculate on the outcome” of its investigation.MORE NEWS: Man Charged With Shooting Two Women In South Austin In December
Becerra’s next court appearance is later this month.