An officer responded to a cell phone report of a possible impaired driver on Route 41 at Gage Lane at 2:15 a.m. May 5. The officer say driver Luis M. Hernandez, 22, of Lake Bluff, swerve over lane markers and pulled him over. Police said he admitted to drinking and said he did not have a license. He failed a field sobriety test and a breath test showed his blood alcohol content at 0.122. He was charged with DUI and driving without a valid license, and was cited for improper lane usage. He was released on $3,000 bond and given a June 10 court date.
A police officer stopped Matthew C. May, 28, of Waukegan at 3 a.m. May 3 in the 300 block of East Illinois Road, and police said admitted to drinking and stopping to relieve himself on the side of the road. He later produced a breath sample that showed his blood alcohol content at 0.185. He was cited for DUI, possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia, released on $3,000 and given a May 27 court date.
Police responded to the 400 block of Hasting Road at 3:30 p.m. May 2 for a report of a man staggering around his car. They spoke with Gregory L. Mueller, 60, of North Chicago, whom police said admitted to drinking vodka and driving. He failed a field sobriety test and a breath sample showed his blood alcohol level at 0.285. He was charged with DUI, released on $3,000 bond and given a June 10 court date.
An officer stopped Yoaniz A. Chavarria, 40, of Skokie, at 12:30 a.m. May 2 at Route 41 and Route 60 for swerving over the lane markers. He admitted to drinking and failed a field sobriety test, police said. He was charged with DUI and improper lane usage, released on $3,000 bond and given a June 10 court date. Because he failed to complete all required chemical tests, his driver’s license will be suspended for at least 12 months.