SATURDAY, DEC. 1
DUI and Fleeing Officer Charges
Police said Thomas W. McClain, 29, of the 1200 block of Eagle Bluff Road in Bourbonnais, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and fleeing and eluding a peace officer after a traffic stop at the corner of La Grange Road and Madison Avenue. The defendant’s vehicle was originally flagged in connection with speeding on the 900 block of La Grange Road but, according to police, he did not pull over for seven blocks despite repeated opportunities to do so. The defendant was arrested after refusing to take field sobriety tests, police said.
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