Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Incident happened along Route 71.
A St. Charles man was found speeding over 40 miles per hour above a posted speed zone and subsequently charged with driving under the influence, said the Kendall County Sheriff’s office. James D. Peters, 50, of the 6N200 block of Woodland Drive, Saint Charles, was arrested at 10:27 p.m. in the 10800 block of Route 71. Sheriff’s deputies initiated a traffic stop upon seeing a vehicle speeding at 105 MPH in a 55 MPH speed zone on Route 71 near Legion Road. Peters was arrested for driving under the influence and for speeding 40 MPH or more over the posted speed limit. Peters posted a $300 full cash bond at 12:51 a.m. on Feb. 5 and is expected in court on March 13.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Incident occurred late Friday night.
Editor's Note: A correction was made to this story in regards to which juvenile had been charged with which counts. Two Oswego, male juveniles were arrested for street racing last Friday evening at Routes 34 and 71 just before midnight, said the Oswego Police Department. One male juvenile, 17, was charged with street racing and the other male juvenile, 16, was charged with street racing, speeding and failure to signal, according to Oswego police. The 16-year-old was also cited with no insurance. The incident happened at 11:53 p.m. as police caught one car traveling 60 mph in a 40 mph zone westbound on Route 34. Both cars were stopped by a red light at the intersection of Route 34, Wolf Road and Route 71. Before a traffic stop could occur…
Friday, August 3, 2012
The primary emphasis of Speed Awareness Day will be the enforcement of laws associated with the posted speed limits along Route 30.
Local police departments are asking drivers to help make the roads safer for themselves, other motorists and pedestrians by always obeying the speed when travelling on Route 30. During the Speed Awareness Day set for Wednesday, Aug. 8, more than a dozen police departments will be out in force along Route 30 to educate motorists through both enforcement and education. The event is held in conjunction with Families Against Chronic Excessive Speeding, a nonprofit group dedicated to educating the public to the dangers of speeding. Participating police departments include: The primary emphasis of Speed Awareness Day will be the enforcement of laws associated with the posted speed limits along Route 30. A secondary emphasis will be placed on …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The Kendall County Sheriff's Department has released results of its two-week enforcement campaign, which include 12 seatbelt citations and three speeding tickets - but no drunken driving arrests.
The slogan of the campaign was “Drive sober, or get pulled over.” But in the end, Kendall County Sheriff’s deputies charged no one with drunken driving during a two-week Christmas and New Year’s holiday enforcement crackdown. They did, however, write 12 citations for drivers (and one passenger) not wearing a seat belt, the most common infraction, according to results of the enforcement campaign released last week. They wrote up three drivers for speeding, three for driving without insurance, and three more for driving with expired plates, according to Deputy Craig French. The Kendall Sheriff joined up with other state and local law enforcement agencies on the campaign, which included higher-visibility enforcement and a strategic media …