Blotter: March 12, 2019
Bourbonnais police arrested Nathan C. Hanley, 40, of Bradley, for driving under the influence of alcohol and driving under the influence of alcohol with a BAC above .08 on March 10. According to a report, an officer was dispatched for a welfare check on the driver of a car parked at Briarcliff Shell, 1090 Main St. NW. The driver, Hanley, was asleep in the driver’s seat. He registered a .112 on a breath alcohol content test at the station.
Kankakee police arrested Leonard Harness for driving under the influence of alcohol on March 10. According to a report, an officer was dispatched to the area of North Kennedy Drive and West Court Street in reference to a vehicle driving recklessly. The officer observed the vehicle in the left turn lane at West Court and Wall Street make a left turn before the intersection and cross over the raised median. The vehicle then continued east on West Court before stopping at the intersection of West Court and North Kennedy After performing field sobriety tests on Harness, he was arrested.
Kankakee police arrested James E. Wilson, 47, of Bourbonnais, for driving under the influence of alcohol on March 9. According to a report, there was a report of a vehicle all over the road near North Fifth Avenue and West Court Street at 11:43 p.m. An officer located the vehicle and attempted to make a traffic stop. The vehicle almost struck a parked vehicle in the 800 block of South Washington Avenue. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Wilson. Wilson consented to, but was unable to complete field sobriety tests. Wilson consented to providing blood and urine, which was drawn at Riverside Medical Center.
Illinois State Police District 21 arrested Milton Tynes Jr., 66, of Kankakee, and charged him with driving under the influence of alcohol on March 1. According to a release, a trooper on patrol in Kankakee County observed a vehicle with no rear registration light. The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Tynes, who showed signs of alcohol impairment. Tynes was issued a citation for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
Illinois State Police District 21 arrested Michelle N. Williams, 28, of Chicago, for driving under the influence of alcohol and endangering the life of a child on March 3. According to a release, a trooper on patrol at 5:39 a.m. was dispatched to a crash on Illinois Route 54 at 200E Road in Ford County. He spoke with the driver, Williams, who showed signs of alcohol impairment. Due to injuries sustained from the crash, Williams was transported to a local hospital. Williams was also issued tickets for leaving the scene of an accident, speeding, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, driving on the wrong side of the road, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, failure to carry driver’s license on person, improper lane usage and no valid driver’s license.
Kankakee police took a report from a resident in the 400 block of South Poplar Avenue who said their house and a vehicle were hit by gunfire while they were away March 2-7. A neighbor told them they heard shots fired on March 4.
On March 8, Kankakee police took a report from a woman that two firearms she had in a duffel bag in her car were taken from her vehicle while she was staying at a home in the 400 block of South Poplar Avenue from Feb. 22-25. She noticed a black box containing the 9mm Smith and Wesson and 9 mm Taurus in the duffel bag missing.