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July 21, 2024

Joliet Township Supervisor Arrested For Felony DUI On Father’s Day –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On June 24, 2022

Joliet, IL. (ECWd) –

Angel C. Contreras, Joliet Township Supervisor, was arrested by a Joliet Police Officer on Father’s Day, June 19, 2022, at 2:42 a.m.

According to the case report, Contreras was arrested, booked, and transported to the WCADF for the following charges:

  • Aggravated DUI during a period when driving privilege revoked or suspended as a result of DUI/Reckless Homicide
  • Driving While License Revoked/Suspended
  • Operation of Uninsured Motor Vehicle
  • DUI
  • Improper Lane Usage
  • Improper Lighting

Contreras allegedly drove without any lights illuminated, crossed the marked divider of a left turn lane with front and rear tires, made a wide turn, crossed double yellow marked lane lines with the center of the vehicle, and struck and drove up the curb with his front passenger tire when pulled over.

Contreras had a previous DUI in Indiana, slurred speech, no insurance card, and a strong odor of alcohol on his breath.

Contreras refused to provide a breath sample.

Lt. Prochaska approved Felony charges of Aggravated DUI and Driving While License Revoked, and Contreras was booked and his vehicle towed and impounded.

Will County Court records indicate a Holiday Video Court was called and Contreras plead not guilty and was released on $25,000 Bail (10% applied), ordered to maintain absolute sobriety and to submit to portable breath testing at the Court’s request. It also indicates three Class 4 Felony Counts were filed against him, along with several traffic citations.

His preliminary Hearing is scheduled for July 13, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.

***Please remember that all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until found guilty in a court of law.

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1 Comment
  • There it is
    Posted at 23:13h, 24 June Reply

    OWI in Iowa, too many speeding tix to mention, a DV charge, more driving on rev/susp… this guy makes Dan Vera look like the Pope. Felons seem to be Township fodder nowadays.

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