Off-Duty Sheriff Calls In Reckless Driver, Arlington Heights Police Issue Citation

Just before 10:00 a.m. an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s deputy noticed a reckless driver in a blue Toyota Matrix traveling eastbound Northwest Highway near Euclid Avenue. The deputy called 9-1-1 and reported that the driver of the Toyota Matrix was traveling eastbound on Northwest Highway at speeds of 50 to 70 mph and jumping lanes.

Arlington Heights police officer setup waiting east on Northwest Highway and on South Arlington Heights Road, while another Arlington Heights police officer caught up from behind. The Toyota Matrix made a right turn southbound on Arlington Heights Road. Arlington Heights police made a traffic stop at Arlington Heights Road and Rockwell at about 10:05 a.m.

A citation was issued.

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