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- Illinois State Police (ISP) District 21 is reporting the arrest of Cory L. Kilgore, 44, of Watseka for DUI; Stephen F. Barbieri, 35, of Kankakee for DUI; Sean E. Connell, 23, of Steger for DUI; Keith D. Holmes Jr., 22, of Chicago for Possession of Cannabis; and Lazeric D. Butler, 38, of Kankakee for DUI. 
 
On March 20, 2019 at approximately 9:31 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was responding to a motorist assist on the shoulder of Route 1 at 2850 N Road in Iroquois County.  The trooper attempted to speak with the driver, Cory Kilgore, but he was unconscious behind the wheel with the car in drive.  The trooper woke Kilgore, Kilgore showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Kilgore was placed under arrest and transported to the Iroquois County Jail for processing.  Kilgore was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued a citation for operating an uninsured motor vehicle. 
 
On March 27, 2019 at approximately 10:25 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Kankakee County.  The trooper observed the driver of a vehicle not wearing a seatbelt on Park Ave. at Willow St. in Kankakee.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Stephen Barbieri.  Barbieri showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Barbieri was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Barbieri was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for no seat belt and driving while license revoked. 
 
On March 31, 2019 at approximately 7:29 P.M., and Illinois State Trooper was dispatched to a single vehicle crash on I-57 northbound at milepost 320 in Kankakee County.  The driver of the vehicle, Sean Connell, was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.  The trooper arrived at the hospital and spoke with Connell.  It was determined that Connell had drugs in his system.  Connell was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and issued a citation for improper lane usage. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
On April 1, 2019 at approximately 2:41 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in 
Iroquois County.  The trooper observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on I57 southbound at milepost 295.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Keith Holmes Jr.  A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed 474 grams of cannabis and drug paraphernalia.  Holmes was placed under arrest and transported to the Iroquois County Jail for processing.  Holmes was charged with Possession of Cannabis More Than 100 but Not More Than 500 Grams, Manufacture/Delivery of Cannabis More Than 30 but Not More Than 500 Grams, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.   
 
On April 2, 2019 at approximately 2:40 A.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Kankakee County.  The trooper observed a vehicle traveling all over the roadway on Court St. at Fairmont Ave. in Kankakee.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Lazeric Butler.  Butler showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Butler was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Butler was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and issued citations for improper lane usage, failure to signal when changing lanes, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. 
 

 

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