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Plainfield arrests.

Jacob Hastert. Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office
Jacob Hastert. Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office

May 6

Jacob Hastert, 28, of the 25000 block of Presidential, Plainfield, was arrested and booked into the Will County jail on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence of a drug, improper traffic lane use and registration light violation, according to jail records.

Travor Gant, 27, of the 14000b block of Napa in unincorporated Plainfield was arrested and booked into the Will County jail on charges of violating an order of protection and obstructing identification, according to jail records.

May 2

Charles Crafton, 45, of the 2300 block of Carnation, Plainfield, was arrested at 12:52 a.m. at Lincoln Highway and Spangler Road and charged with DUI, improper lane use, possession of 30 grams or less of cannabis and possession of drug equipment, Plainfield police said.

Police report information is provided by local police departments. 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.
joe May 08, 2014 at 08:17 AM
Until our inept lawmakers enact mandatory jail time, and the permanent impoundment of their motor vehicle, the fearless drunks will continue driving. We pay high insurance costs because of this, and every driver needs to looks at just how much their policy will cover their medical treatments and hospital stay if you get hit by the uninsured driver. Given the costs the hospitals charge, it's not going to cover the costs. Ya can't sue someone who has no money. We the people need stronger laws to protect us. The present laws do not deter the drunks from driving.
Kristine Neumann May 08, 2014 at 12:53 PM
Joe, what we need are workers do their jobs. I just received my license plate renewal & on the form are places to put my insurance company, policy #, expiration date. NO ONE is checking for this information & I know this for a fact. Last year, for the heck of it, I left all this info blank to see if I would get my renewal sticker & sure enough I got the sticker in the mail. I've been harping on this for years & every day in the patch you'll see individuals being arrested for not having insurance. The only answer to this is that Springfield do their jobs of upholding the law.
Ericus Alanas May 08, 2014 at 01:01 PM
because, they get money for those stickers, they don't if they are rejected. But insurance is racism, same with voter id.
Kristine Neumann May 09, 2014 at 12:44 AM
Joe, I just read this in the Tribune: State Farm (that's who I'm insured with for many many years & never cost them a cent) seeks to up auto rates by 2.3%. I just paid my insurance 2 weeks ago & that had an increase. My homeowners went up $85. I've had it. Time to shop around.
Kurt Rogers May 09, 2014 at 01:47 PM
"Insurance is racism"??? Huh??

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