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Illinois State Police (ISP) District 21 is reporting the arrest of Clayton L. Smith, 21, of Watseka; Jonathan M. Starasinich, 28, of Union Hill; Rafael S. Morales, 30, of Watseka; Amber M. Spontak, 35, of Bourbonnais; Daniel L. Hudson, 48, of Grant Park; and Brian W. Papenfus, 48, of Demotte, IN all for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. 
 
On August 1, 2018 at approximately 12:32 A.M., an Illinois State Trooper was dispatched to a single vehicle crash on Route 1 at 1400 N. in Iroquois County.  The trooper arrived on scene and spoke with the driver, Clayton Smith.  Smith showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Smith was placed under arrest and transported to the Iroquois County Jail for processing.  Smith was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued a citation for improper lane usage. 
 
On August 4, 2018 at approximately 11:46 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Kankakee County.  The trooper observed a vehicle traveling above the posted speed limit and swerving all over the roadway on Route 45/52 at 5000 S.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Jonathan Starasinich.  Starasinich showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Starasinich was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Starasinich was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for speeding, improper lane usage, and improper stop without signal.   
 
On August 5, 2018 at approximately 1:27 A.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Iroquois County.  The trooper observed a vehicle cross the center line multiple times on Route 1 at 1300 E.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Rafael Morales.  Morales showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Morales was placed under arrest and transported to the Iroquois County Jail for processing.  Morales was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for improper lane usage and no valid driver’s license. 
 
 
 
 On August 5, 2018 at approximately 2:05 A.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Kankakee County.  The trooper observed a vehicle make an improper turn, fail to signal when turning, and cross the center line on Court Street at Evergreen Avenue in Kankakee.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Amber Spontak.  Spontak showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Spontak was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Spontak was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for improper turn, failure to signal when turning, improper lane usage, driving with expired license plate, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. 
 
On August 5, 2018 at approximately 4:21 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was dispatched to a multi-vehicle crash on Route 114 at 14500 E in Kankakee County.  The trooper arrived on scene and spoke with the at-fault driver, Daniel Hudson.  Hudson showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Hudson was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Hudson was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for failure to yield turning left, driving while license revoked, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, improper use of registration, and illegal transportation of alcohol.   
 
On August 5, 2018 at approximately 11:21 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was dispatched to a single vehicle crash on I-57 northbound at mile post 322 entrance ramp in Kankakee County.  The trooper arrived on scene and spoke with the driver, Brian Papenfus.  Papenfus showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Papenfus was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Papenfus was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

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