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Illinois State Police (ISP) District 21 is reporting the arrest Jamario D. Brown, 22, of Park Forest for Possession of Cannabis more than 500 grams; Jeffrey M. Read, 39, of Piper City for DUI; Justin M. Peterson, 38, of Kankakee for DUI; Trinidad Gaytan-Almanza, 35, of Kankakee for DUI; Corey S. Blackmon-Williams, 18, of Chicago for Forgery; Stanjamal D. Bobo, 29, of Pembroke Township for DUI; and Lavelle D. Franklin, 37, of Kankakee for DUI. 
 
On November 28, 2018 at approximately 5:17 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Kankakee County.  The trooper observed a vehicle with no tail lights activated and speeding on I-57 southbound at milepost 304.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Jamario Brown.  A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed 603.9 grams of cannabis.  Brown was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Brown was charged with Possession of Cannabis more than 500 Grams but not more than 2,000 Grams and Manufacture/Delivery of Cannabis more than 500 Grams but not more than 2,000 Grams.  Brown was also issued citations for speeding and improper lighting.   
 
On November 28, 2018 at approximately 10:10 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was dispatched to a single vehicle crash on Route 45 at 1600N in Iroquois County.  The trooper arrived on scene and spoke with the driver, Jeffrey Read.  Read showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Read was transported to Iroquois Memorial Hospital due to injuries sustained from the crash.  Read was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash and improper lane usage. 
 
On November 29, 2018 at approximately 1:43 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was dispatched to a hit and run crash on Route 17 at 500N in Kankakee County.  A Kankakee County Deputy located the at fault driver, Justin Peterson.  The trooper arrived on scene and spoke with Peterson.  Peterson showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Peterson was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Peterson was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol 
and issued citations for leaving the scene of a crash, no valid driver’s license, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and driving with expired license plates. 
 
On November 29, 2018 at approximately 9:50 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Kankakee County.  The trooper observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Route 17 at 5500E Road.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Trinidad Gaytan-Almanza.  Gaytan-Almanza showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Gaytan-Almanza was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Gaytan-Almanza was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for speeding and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. 
 
On December 1, 2018 at approximately 4:26 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was dispatched to the Love’s Truck Stop on Route 45/52 in Kankakee for a report of credit card fraud.  The trooper arrived and spoke with the suspect, Corey Blackmon-Williams.  The trooper was advised that Blackmon-Williams attempted to use a fraudulent credit card to pay for a tow bill.  A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed two fraudulent checks and a fraudulent driver’s license.  Blackmon-Williams was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Blackmon-Williams was charged with Forgery, Credit Card Fraud, and Possession of a Fraudulent Driver’s License.   
 
On December 1, 2018 at approximately 11:40 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper witnessed a vehicle drive off the roadway and into the ditch on 1300 E at 1750 S Road in Kankakee County.  The vehicle then drove out of the ditch and was traveling at a high rate of speed.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Stanjamal Bobo.  Bobo showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Bobo was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Bobo was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash and failure to carry driver’s license on person while operating a motor vehicle. 
 
On December 2, 2018 at approximately 12:39 A.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Kankakee County.  The trooper observed a vehicle stopped on the shoulder of I-57 at mile post 314.  The trooper approached the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Lavelle Franklin.  Franklin showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Franklin was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Franklin was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and illegal transportation of alcohol. 

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