Marek Josko, age 67 in 2021, DUI, convicted in Reckless Homicide case (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Arrest Via Interpol; State’s Attorney’s Office Secures Guilty Verdict in 25 Year Old Lake Forest DUI, Reckless Homicide Case

622 (Lake County, IL) – After evading justice for nearly 25 years, Marek Josko was found guilty of one count of Reckless Homicide by a Lake County jury following the conclusion of the four-day trial […]

Boone County Sheriff's Office Ford Police Interceptor SUV wreck (SOURCE: Boone County Sheriff's Office)
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Boone County Sheriff K-9 “Loki” Killed in DUI-Caused Crash into Traffic Stop on I-90 West Near Irene Rd in Boone County

2,241 On Sunday, December 27, 2020 a Boone County Sheriff’s Office K-9 “Loki” located inside a 2013 Ford SUV police vehicle was killed when a DUI driver traveling in a white 2013 Lincoln limousine crashed […]

Alaya N. Solomon, DUI suspect (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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DUI Driver Crashes into Lake County Sheriff SUV While Deputy on Scene of Separate DUI Arrest on Sheridan Rd South of Yorkhouse Rd Beach Park

784 On Sunday, December 20, 2020, at approximately 2:00 a.m. a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy had their Chevrolet SUV squad parked on Sheridan Road, facing southbound, just south of Yorkhouse Road, Beach Park. The sheriff’s […]

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Acura TL Crash into Back of Semi-Trailer Truck on I-290/IL-53 Between Woodfield Rd and Golf Rd Is a Suspected DUI Crash

1,260 Illinois State Police and firefighter/paramedics from Schaumburg responded about 2:43 a.m. Friday, October 23 2020 to a report of a serious crash with entrapment after a blue passenger car rear-ended a semi-trailer truck on […]

Jose Fermin Zavala-Hernandez (SOURCE: La Porte County Sheriff's Office Indiana)
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Wheeling Fugitive Suspected of Fatally Running Down Man on Equestrian Drive Near Elmhurst Rd Captured in La Porte County, Indiana

1,181 A Wheeling male resident suspected of fatally running down a man in a stolen SUV Wednesday May 20, 2020 was arrested early Wednesday June 17, 2020 following a police chase of a stolen vehicle […]

Oronday Gardner, suspected DUI driver in Lake County
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Two DUIs in Lake County: Second DUI Arrest When DUI Driver Hits Lake County Squad Already on a DUI Traffic Stop in Beach Park

2,532 On Saturday March 14, 2020, at approximately 2:30 a.m., a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Sheridan Road south of Beach Road in Beach Park. The Lake County […]

Lake County Sheriff's deputy involved in head-on crash (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy, Struck Head-On by Drunk Driver in Unincorporated Antioch, Pursues Driver after Crash when Offender Fled on Foot

829 A head-on crash occurred involving a Lake County Sheriff’s SUV on Friday, February 28, 2020, at approximately 1:05 a.m., according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy was traveling eastbound […]

Cole T. Dixon, suspected of DUI Drugs (Cannabis) in head-on crash in Lisle, Illinois
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Wheaton Driver Charged with Unlawful Possession of Cannabis After Head-on Crash on Route 53 Near Main St, Lisle

1,302 A 20-year-old male driver from Wheaton was driving while under the influence of cannabis when he crashed head-on with another car Monday evening in west suburban Lisle, according to Lisle Police Department. Cole T. […]

Erin L. ZIlka, Joliet Police Officer charged with DUI and Driving Too Fast for Conditions
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Berwyn Cop Dead, Joliet Cop Accused of DUI in Fatal Crash into Wreckage of Another DUI Crash on SB I-55 Near US 30; Driver in First Crash Also Arrested DUI

2,667 Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka has been charged with DUI in a deadly crash that killed off-duty Berwyn police Officer Charles Schauer Sunday in Plainfield. Joliet police officer Erin L. Zilka, 35, has been […]

Extrication crash with fire Elmhurst Road south of Golf Rd., Mount Prospect
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Des Plaines Police: Florida Driver Charged After Fatal Crash on Elmhurst Rd Involved DUI, Excessive Speed

3,799 Accident investigation scene after fatal crash on Elmhurst Road south of Golf Road in Des Plaines near the border with Mount Prospect. Florida resident Eldor Akilov, age 33, faces charges of Reckless Homicide and […]