Drunk Driving

ILLINOIS MAN WITH 15 DUIS CHARGED WITH DRIVING WITHOUT A LICENSE

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drunk Driving on Thursday, April 26, 2018.

A man who has been convicted of DUI 16 times has now been charged with driving on a revoked driver's license. Due to the charges, which were handed down in March, he has been sentenced to 16 years in prison. His attorney says he was driving to the scene of a car accident involving his wife in Arlington Heights in order to assist her.

ILLINOIS MAN WITH 15 DUIS CHARGED WITH DRIVING WITHOUT A LICENSE2019-03-31T17:12:13+00:00

DRIVER CHARGED WITH DUI AFTER RAILROAD ACCIDENT

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drunk Driving on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

A 25-year-old Illinois man was charged with drunk driving after an accident that took place on April 12. His 2009 Nissan became stuck on railroad tracks near East Quincy and Cowley Road according to authorities. Police originally responded to the location after receiving a call about a car traveling near the Burlington Northern railroad tracks. When they arrived, they found the driver drinking a beer.

DRIVER CHARGED WITH DUI AFTER RAILROAD ACCIDENT2019-03-31T17:34:40+00:00

MAN CHARGED WITH DRUNK DRIVING FOR SEVENTH TIME

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drunk Driving on Friday, April 20, 2018.

A 48-year-old man was arrested in Illinois for his seventh consecutive drunk driving offense. The man, from Bolingbrook, was accused of aggravated DUI, and bail was set at $75,000. The defendant needs to pay 10 percent of that amount in order to be released before trial.

MAN CHARGED WITH DRUNK DRIVING FOR SEVENTH TIME2019-03-31T17:30:15+00:00

MAN ARRESTED TWICE FOR DUI BY SAME OFFICER IN SAME LOCATION

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drunk Driving on Thursday, April 5, 2018.

On March 24, a Chicago man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving on the 7300 block of Ogden Avenue in Riverside. Oddly, the man was arrested in the same location by the same officer seven years ago.

MAN ARRESTED TWICE FOR DUI BY SAME OFFICER IN SAME LOCATION2019-03-31T17:32:36+00:00

POLICE CHARGE BOTH DRIVERS WITH DUI FOLLOWING CRASH

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drunk Driving on Friday, March 30, 2018.

Drunk driving charges have been filed against both of the drivers involved in a motor vehicle accident that took place on the evening of March 25 in Knox County. Blood samples collected at a Peoria hospital are said to have revealed that the 50-year-old man who police say may have caused the accident by running a red light had a blood alcohol level of .346 percent at the time of the crash. He has been charged with two counts of felony DUI and faces up to 12 years in prison if convicted. A sample taken from the other driver, a 27-year-old Knoxville man, allegedly indicated a blood alcohol level of .156 percent. The legal driving limit in Illinois is .08 percent.

POLICE CHARGE BOTH DRIVERS WITH DUI FOLLOWING CRASH2019-03-31T19:05:22+00:00

DRIVER CHARGED WITH FELONY DUI FOLLOWING CRASH IN ILLINOIS

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drunk Driving on Thursday, March 22, 2018.

An alleged drunk driving incident on March 10 in Joliet has left one woman seriously injured and one man behind bars. According to reports, the accident reportedly happened at approximately 10 p.m. at the intersection of Caton Farm Road and Essington Road. A bystander who photographed the wrecked vehicles told sources that the man's blue Ford F-250 pickup truck apparently crashed into the woman's white four-door car after running a red light on Essington Road.

DRIVER CHARGED WITH FELONY DUI FOLLOWING CRASH IN ILLINOIS2019-03-31T19:08:01+00:00

IMPAIRED DRIVERS TARGETED BY SATURATION PATROLS

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drunk Driving on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

Illinois motorists driving on the South Side of Chicago might notice a higher than usual police presence. On March 3, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., police are planning to crack down on drinking and driving with a targeted effort. The Chicago Police Department has announced its DUI Saturation Patrol will spend most of its Saturday night in the 6th District, which includes Gresham.

IMPAIRED DRIVERS TARGETED BY SATURATION PATROLS2019-03-31T19:06:44+00:00

PREPARING FOR A DUI ARRAIGNMENT

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drunk Driving on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

People in Illinois who are facing arraignments for DUI charges might wonder what to expect. An arraignment is the process in which a defendant appears before a judge and pleads guilty or not guilty.

PREPARING FOR A DUI ARRAIGNMENT2019-03-31T19:02:42+00:00

ILLINOISS CITY STARTS 2018 WITH A SPIKE IN DUI

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drunk Driving on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

Drunk driving in Naperville had been on a steady decline, but the trend suddenly reversed at the end of 2017. In December, Naperville police filed twice as many DUI charges as they had the previous December, and January 2018 also beat the previous January. However, officials are not ready to declare the years-long downward trend in DUI over just yet.

ILLINOISS CITY STARTS 2018 WITH A SPIKE IN DUI2019-03-31T19:12:22+00:00

HOW DRIVERS ARE CHARGED IN A DUI CASE

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drunk Driving on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

illinois residents who drive while under the influence of alcohol could face a variety of charges. The exact charge a person receives depends partially on the circumstances of a given case. For instance, a person who is under the age of 21 will generally be charged with a juvenile DUI if his or her blood alcohol content is at or higher than .02 percent.

HOW DRIVERS ARE CHARGED IN A DUI CASE2019-03-31T19:32:20+00:00
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