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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, In poor health. (WCIA) — A Champaign County Sheriff’s deputy is on depart after officers mentioned he was arrested for a DUI.
In a information launch, Mahomet Chief of Police Michael Metzler mentioned a rollover crash was reported round 1 a.m. on August 15. Mahomet officers in addition to Champaign County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the crash on South Lake of the Woods Street on the I-74 overpass.
When officers arrived, they discovered a pick-up truck on its roof. They mentioned it was obvious the truck hit a guardrail and rolled over.
A short while later, officers discovered 52-year-old Norman Meeker, Jr.. Metzler mentioned the St. Joseph man was ticketed for DUI, leaving the scene of a property harm accident and improper lane utilization.
Sheriff Dustin Heuerman mentioned he positioned Meeker “on depart pending an administrative investigation.”
Champaign County State’s Lawyer Julia Rietz mentioned her workplace requested a particular prosecutor be appointed relating to the investigation. In addition they requested the prosecution due to Meeker’s function in pending prison instances and his standing as a county worker. “Choose Randy Rosenbaum has appointed the Workplace of the State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor to function Particular Prosecutor on this matter.”