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Illinois State Police (ISP) District 21 is reporting the arrest of Eugene D. Harris, 19, of Kankakee for Possession of a Controlled Substance; Jeannine E. Baker, 34, of Hoopeston for DUI; Rafael Martinez, 58, of Saint Anne for DUI; Mathew F. Lytle, 27, of Kankakee for Possession of Cannabis 100-500 Grams; Larry Murray, 54, of Sun River Terrace for DUI; and Noah C. Frerichs, 22, of Clifton for DUI. 
 
On March 14, 2019 at approximately 9:13 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 45 and S. East Ave.  The trooper attempted to stop the vehicle but the vehicle fled from the trooper.   The vehicle turned into the parking lot of the Fairview Courts Motel on Schuyler Ave, and struck a Kankakee County Deputy’s vehicle.  The driver, Eugene Harris was placed under arrest.  A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed heroine.  Harris was transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.   Harris was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Obstructing a Police Officer.  Harris was also issued citations for fleeing and eluding a police officer, speeding, no valid driver’s license, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. 
 
On March 15, 2019 at approximately 2:51 A.M., an Illinois State Trooper was dispatched to a vehicle in the ditch on Route 49 at 1120 N Road in Iroquois County.  The trooper arrived on scene and spoke with the driver, Jeannine Baker.  Baker showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Baker was placed under arrest and transported to the Iroquois County Jail for processing.  Baker was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.  Baker was also issued citations for improper lane usage, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle while using an electronic communication device.   
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
On March 16, 2019 at approximately 1:15 A.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Kankakee County.  The trooper observed a vehicle speeding and traveling all over the roadway on Route 17 at Heiland Road.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Rafael Martinez.   Martinez showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Martinez was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Martinez was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for speeding and improper lane usage. 
 
On March 16, 2019 at approximately 10:00 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Kankakee County.  The trooper observed a vehicle with a loud muffler on Schuyler Ave at Jeffrey St.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Mathew F. Lytle.  A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed 140.6 grams of cannabis and drug paraphilia.  Lytle was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing. Lytle was charged with Possession of Cannabis 100-500 Grams, Manufacture/Delivery of Cannabis 100-500 Grams, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 
 
On March 17, 2019 at approximately 12:06 A.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Kankakee County.  The trooper observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Court St. at Myrtle Ave.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Larry Murray.  Murray showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Murray was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Murray was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.  Murray was also issued citations for speeding, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, driver not wearing a seatbelt, illegal transportation of alcohol, and driving while license suspended.   
 
On March 17, 2019 at approximately 12:16 A.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Kankakee County.  The trooper observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and all over the roadway on I-57 southbound at milepost 309.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Noah C. Frerichs.   Frerichs showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Frerichs was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Frerichs was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for speeding and improper lane usage.

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