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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.

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