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 Illinois State Police (ISP) District 21 is reporting the arrest Amy N. Taylor, 26, of Gilman for DUI; Erik L. Williams, 45, of Richton Park for DUI; Ahseniah Malone, 30, of Momence for DUI; Maurice A. Washington, 30, of Hammond, IN for Fleeing and Eluding a Police Officer; and Scott R. Rush Jr., 33, of Manteno for DUI. 
 
On April 6, 2019 at approximately 2:54 A.M., an Illinois State Trooper was dispatched to a crash on I-57 southbound at milepost 280 in Iroquois County.  The trooper arrived on scene and spoke with the driver, Amy Taylor.  Taylor showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Taylor was placed under arrest and transported to the Iroquois County Jail for processing.  Taylor was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.  Taylor was also issued citations for illegal transportation of alcohol, failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash, and expired driver’s license. 
 
On April 6, 2019 at approximately 9:55 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Iroquois County.  The trooper observed a semi swerving all over the roadway on I-57 northbound at milepost 290.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Erik Williams.  Williams showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Williams was placed under arrest and transported to the Iroquois County Jail for processing.  Williams was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.  Williams was also issued citations for improper lane usage, improper lighting, illegal transportation of alcohol, driving while license suspended, possession of cannabis less than 10 grams, and possession of drug paraphernalia.   
 
On April 8, 2019 at approximately 9:51 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 4000 E. Road.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Ahseniah Malone.  Malone showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Malone was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Malone was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.  Malone was also issued citations for speeding and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. 
 

 
 
 
 
On April 10, 2019 at approximately 1:43 P.M., and 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 269.  The trooper stopped the vehicle.  The vehicle pulled to the right shoulder and then took off.  The vehicle was located on I-57 southbound at milepost 235.  The driver, Maurice Washington, was placed under arrest and transported to the Iroquois County Jail.  Washington was charged with Fleeing and Eluding a Police Officer.  Washington was also issued citations speeding and no valid driver’s license. 
 
On April 11, 2019 at approximately 1:28 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 Route 50 at Amberstone Parkway.  The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Scott Rush Jr.  Rush showed signs of alcohol impairment.  Rush was placed under arrest and transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing.  Rush was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.  Rush was also issued citations for speeding, improper lane usage, failure to signal, and failure to notify the Secretary of State of address change. 

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