LS County Sheriff Patch

LaSalle County deputies had their hands full early this morning in Sandwich.

Just after midnight today, they responded to the scene of a crash without injuries and found 20-year-old Chase Beebe of that town behind the wheel when he shouldn’t have been. Beebe had crashed into a fire hydrant.

Deputies arrested Beebe and charged him with DUI, driving with a blood-alcohol content of .08 or more, illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, improper lane usage, and driving an uninsured motor vehicle. They hauled him off to the LaSalle County Jail and given a notice to appear.

As a side note, the hydrant didn’t lose any water due to an emergency shutoff function.

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