A Crete man who police said slurred his speech during a traffic stop is accused of drunken driving.
Nicholas DalSanto, 27, of the 26100 block of South Cambridge, was charged with driving under the influence, improper lane use and speeding on Oct. 11, according to a Homewood police report.
DalSanto was spotted speeding while driving at about 1:01 a.m. southbound in the 18400 block of Harwood, the report states. At about the same time, he was seen crossing the double yellow line without signaling.
Cops asked for DalSanto’s driver’s license and insurance, at which time they noticed that he slurred his speech and had an alcoholic odor on his breath, the report states. DalSanto claimed he drank two beers that night.
Police said he failed tests for sobriety.
DalSanto is due on Dec. 2 in Markham court.Police report information is provided by the Homewood Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.