Monday, July 26, 2010

Motorcyclist crashes in Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake Police arrested a drunk motorcyclist yesterday afternoon, after a crash involving a car and a motorcycle.

Police determined that Carl Nendze, 42, Crystal Lake, was riding a 2004 Harley-Davidson motorcycle southbound on Heather Drive behind a 1996 Ford Mustang, driven by Darryl Burkett, 27, of Algonquin. Nendze attempted to pass the Mustang as the driver was making a left turn into a private driveway. Nendze and a 13-year-old passenger were treated and released by paramedics on the scene.

Nendze was charged with Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol with a BAC greater than .16, Improper Passing on the Left, and Endangering the Life and Safety of a Child.

Also arrested was Warren Fischer, 45, Crystal Lake, for Disorderly Conduct, Obstructing a Peace Officer, and Intimidation, after Fischer interfered with the investigation of the crash. Fischer did not pass Go or collect $200 on his way to the McHenry County Jail.

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