Marengo Crime

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  • Police charge 20-year-old, juvenile in string of Mar...

    Wednesday May 13 | via Northwest Herald 

    MARENGO – Police have charged a 20-year-old Marengo man and a juvenile in connection with a string of car burglaries in Marengo that happened earlier this month. Bradley J. Lamkin, of the 900 block of Briden Drive, was charged with seven counts of burglary to a motor vehicle, six counts of theft under $500 and one count of theft over $500, according to a news release from the Marengo Police Department.

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Marengo Law

I have a Illinois license and received an out of state DUI, what what is my best course of action?
I currently live in Indiana but have an Illinois license and will be moving back to Illinois by the end of the month. I recently received a DUI here in Indiana. This is my first DUI but I have had court supervision for traffic tickets before. What should I expect and what should be my course of action?
Your best course of action would be to hire an Indiana attorney who defends DUI cases in the county where your case is...
Can a cop take down license plates outside a bar
Cops where seen recording license plates outside a bar in the bar's parking lot but sped off when a doormen approached them
Yes, police, as long as they have authority to be in an area like a public parking lot can record or observe events.
Help! My stories are not adding up from what im saying in court and to my evaluator and lawyer about my dui conviction.
Today I saw a license reinstatement evalator and he said I lied about two times from my evaluation it put me in panic and im always anxious around the law. I do not want to speak with a informal hearing officer because it might be scary and I hate the fact I need to spew out every answer correctly according to what I said in court in paper and to my lawyer and evaluator should I hire an attorney and let him do everything because I cant speak correctly infront of professionals because they are looking for that one flaw to deter me from getting my license back? Also It doesnt matter I do have to speak infront of a secretary of state informal hearing officer to get driving privileges. I thought lying would lessen my chances of guilt and convictions but I still got the book thrown at me .
If you get panicky with a hearing officer, having an attorney speak for you might not be a bad idea. I do not know if...
How can I find an affordable license reinstatement lawyer?
I got a DUI in 2011, My case in ending shortly
You can click on the find a lawyer link at the top of this page to locate many attorneys who handle Secretary of State...
BAIID service not available by deadline - consequences?
Have had BAIID without incident 9 months. Service due this Friday, called last Friday and today, provider says no apt available until Jan 7 (5 days late). My paperwork says pre-scheduled apt Jan 2, the due date. I have a call in to Draeger, waiting for response. Provider says lockout will occur. I always call a week in advance to confirm pre-scheduled apt; have always done my due diligence. What will happen with SOS if Draeger cannot provide alternative? Formal reinstatement hearing scheduled end of January. I am extremely concerned because I have done everything by the book. Any advice greatly appreciated, thank you.
Hopefully you have a lawyer. You should contact your lawyer immediately for assistance.
Can you pay the $500.00 reinstatement fee while formal hearing results are still pending?
Driving on RDP now, would like to pay in advance if possible. Not certain how much time it would take if I wait until approved; trying to avoid another RDP for the sake of a few weeks. Once reinstatement is granted, how much processing time is involved in paying the fee if I wait until then? I called the SOS office, and they were vague. Thank you in advance for your comments.
No. The Secretary of State will not accept that fee until the reinstatement order is loaded on the system
My attorney for my 2nd dui hasn't recieved the video from the squad car from my arrest And it's been 2 months almost!
Is this a good or bad thing for me ? He could still receive it but doubtful he said it could go both ways?! I know that it won't get thrown out or anything Jus curious for opinions I didnt do breathalyzer (First dui 2006 and second 2014) lake county, il
You have an attorney. Your attorney is familiar with your case. All questions, including this one, should be addressed...