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Joliet man charged with DUI, reckless driving charges

Cesar Robles
Cesar Robles

A Joliet man was arrested and jailed on charges of aggravated driving under the influence, resisting a police officer, reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident involving damage to a vehicle.

Shortly after 4 a.m. on Monday, Cesar Robles, 38, of the 100 block of Wabash Avenue was booked into the Will County jail on several traffic charges.

Robles was charged with aggravated DUI, resisting a police officer, DUI, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, reckless driving, transporting or carrying alcohol, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to reduce speed and expiration of vehicle registration, according to court records.

Robles was arrested following an incident that took place shortly before 3:30 a.m. on Monday, according to court records, and was driving a 2002 GMC Denali near Meeker Avenue and Collins Street.

The road conditions were dry and the visibility was clear, according to the traffic citation issued to Robles.

Robles is being held on a $50,000 bond. He needs to post $5,000 in order to be released.

On May 7, 2018, Robles was charged with driving on a suspended license, transporting or carrying alcohol and improper turn signal.

On Feb. 27, Robles pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license. He was sentenced to two years of court supervision and ordered to complete 300 hours of community service. He was also required to pay a fine of $1,500, as well as $40 tuition for traffic school. The other traffic charges were dropped.

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