Tri-Cities DUI Arrests, Dec. 23
Here's this week's roundup of local drunken driving arrests.
Dec. 9: Raymundo Hernandez, 56, of the 1500 block of North Liberty Street, Aurora, was cited for the following:
- DUI: BAC .08 or more
- DUI: Alcohol
- No valid driver's license
- Improper backing
Hernandez was arrested at 5:41 p.m. at Kirk Road and Lathem Street, according to a police report. He was released on his own recognizance with a court date of Jan. 16, 2013.
Dec. 17: Megan L. McNamara, 21, of 59 Southgate Course Court, was charged at 11:05 p.m. in the 300 block of West Main Street with driving under the influence of alcohol; DUI with a blood-alcohol content greater than .08; speeding, 75 in a 30, and driving without lights when required. Police said she had a blood-alcohol content of .207. She was released on her own recognizance after posting her driver’s license pending a Jan. 17, 2013 court appearance.
Dec. 16: Henrietta V. Cornele, 57, of the 500 block of Prairie Street, Plano, was charged at 12:12 a.m. at 99 N. 4th St., with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI with a blood-alcohol content exceeding .08, and disobeying a stop sign. Police said her blood-alcohol content was .200. She was released on her own recognizance after posting her driver’s license pending a Feb. 7, 2013, court appearance.
Dec. 15: Brittany Allison Smith, 26, of the 200 block of North Tyler Road, was charged at 2:27 a.m. on the 300 block of West Main Street with driving under the influence of alcohol; aggravated driving under the influence-license revoked/suspended; driving with a revoked/suspended license; failure to yield to an emergency vehicle; illegal transportation of alcohol; and a St. Charles warrant for failure to appear on a charge of driving while license suspended. Smith was transported to the Kane County Jail to await a court appearance.
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