On 10/08/23 Sandwich Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of N. Latham St and E. Pleasant Ave, Sandwich for a moving violation. Upon further investigation it was suspected that the driver, Cole D. Thorpen, 26 of Sheridan, Illinois, was driving under the influence. Thorpen was placed under arrest and transported to the Sandwich Police Department for processing. After processing was complete Thorpen was released with a Notice to Appear at a future DeKalb County court date in Sycamore, Illinois. Thorpen was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol with a BAC of over .08.
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