Sheriff Reports on Holiday DUI Campaign Results

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Holiday Drunk Driving Traffic Safety Campaign Results During the holiday season, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office made it a top priority to reduce the deadly dangers from drunk drivers. Sheriff’s deputies … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler Taking on Abortion, DUI, Jail Pot & Rape

State Rep. Barbara Wheeler skipped the Springfield Inauguration of statewide officials Monday to attend to family affairs. That’s probably why she found time to answer my question as to what she had in mind for her second legislative session. First … Continue reading

Four Years in Prison for Drunk Driver Who Fled

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi: TAMMY NEWSOME SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN THE PENITENTIARY Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Tammy Newsome, 49, of Lake in the Hills, was sentenced today to … Continue reading

Daniel Bending Convicted of Drunken Driving Death of 77-Year Old Leonard Anderson

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi: DANIEL BENDING FOUND GUILTY OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (CAUSING DEATH) AND DRIVING WITH A BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OF 0.08 OR MORE (CAUSING DEATH) Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s … Continue reading

Drunk Driver Gets Four Years

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney: McHENRY RESIDENT SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS TO THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR AGGRAVATED DUI Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney announces that on March 27, 2012, Defendant, Sandra Brazlawski … Continue reading

20 Years for Aggravated Intimidtion and DUI Felonies

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: STEVEN L. MANSON SENTENCED TO TWENTY YEARS IN THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 41 year old Steven L. Manson, formerly of … Continue reading

Crystal Laker Gets Ten Years for DUI Passenger Death

The McHenry County State’s Attorney sent this press release: CRYSTAL LAKE MAN SENTENCED TO NINE YEARS FOR AGGRAVATED DUI CAUSING DEATH Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces today that Uri C. Herrera-Garcia, 24, of Crystal Lake, was sentenced … Continue reading

Drunk Drivers Pleads Guilty to Killing Friend

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: CRYSTAL LAKE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED DUI CAUSING DEATH CHARGE WOODSTOCK – Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces today that Uri C. Herrera-Garcia, 24, of Crystal Lake, … Continue reading

Bianchi Continues Campaign Against Drunk Drivers

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi continues his campaign against drunk drivers, as is evidenced by the following press release: WOODSTOCK WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED DUI CAUSING DEATH Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Tania Cederholm, … Continue reading

Late Night Christmas Week Enhanced Enforcement in Crystal Lake Nets 3 DUIs out of 99 Stops

Crystal Lake law enforcement officers found three percent of late night drivers on the Tuesday and Wednesday between Christmas and New Year’s Eve were intoxicated. Three out of the ninety-nine vehicles stopped had alcohol impaired drivers. Forty-one citations were issued. … Continue reading

Drunk Motorcyclist Gets Three Years after Fourth DUI Conviction

One of the hallmarks of McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi’s time in office has been vigorous prosecution of those who drink and drive. Here’s the latest sentence, this time of a motorcyclist: MAN SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS IN THE … Continue reading