Partly Cloudy
70°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast

Channahon man arrested for drunken driving on snowmobile

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 10:21 p.m. CDT

CHANNAHON – Police say a man was drunk while driving a snowmobile on the street early Saturday.

Officers later found Roger A. Banks, 46, had cocaine in his pockets, according to Chief Jeff Wold. At 2:57 a.m. an officer was on patrol near Willard and Center streets when he saw the single headlight of a snowmobile coming down the street, Wold said.

Banks, of Channahon, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, drug possession, operating an uninsured vehicle, operating a snowmobile on a roadway, operating a snowmobile under the influence, improper lane usage and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Morris Daily Herald.

Watch Now

Player embeded on all MDH instances for analytics purposes.

Video of the escort for Marine Lance Cpl. Steven Hancock

More videos »