DUI Crash Near Patton School, Arrest for DUI, Heroin Possession


Arlington Heights police responded about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday to a report of vehicle that hit a parked SUV with the offending vehicle still on the the scene. Police arrived to find a 30-year-old Wheeling man that was apparently driving under the influence — the man admitted taking prescription medication and drinking beer. The man was also discovered in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia.

In addition to a charge of aggravated DUI, the man was charged with driving on a revoked license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. He was also cited for improper traffic lane usage and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. His court date is June 2, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.

The man was transported in custody to Arlington Heights Police Department Headquarters. His gray Toyota Corolla was towed to a police holding area with front end damage and a blown out front left tire. The parked white Ford Expedition that was hit had minor right front damage.

Get updates from The Cardinal CRIME BLOG ‘Plus’ on Facebook. Just ‘LIKE’ the ‘Arlington Cardinal Crime & Forensics’ Page (become a fan of our page). The updates cover all posts in the 24/7 Crime Alerts! and sub-categories. See all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages at Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …

Arlingtoncardinal.com is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to Arlingtoncardinal.com at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining Arlingtoncardinal.com and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at Arlingtoncardinal.com/AdDisclosure