A video of a fleeing automobile posted on social media has led to the arrest of a Des Plaines man almost a month after the footage was recorded.
John A. Gago, 32, was taken into custody with out incident on Aug. three for a number of site visitors violations, together with fleeing/eluding a peace officer and reckless driving, Illinois State Police introduced Monday.
Within the early hours of July 11, a state trooper on northbound Interstate 90 at Irving Park Street, noticed the driving force of a 2007 White BMW E85-WS rushing and make a number of shifting violations, the information launch mentioned. The trooper activated the emergency lights on his squad automobile and tried to make a cease, however the driver sped away, the information launch mentioned.
State police then discovered a video of the fleeing and eluding a peace officer was posted on social media platform, and on July 27 they recognized Gago as the driving force of the BMW, in line with the information launch.
Gago was charged with reckless driving, fleeing/making an attempt to elude a peace officer, aggravated rushing, improper lane utilization, following too intently, failure to sign, driving whereas license suspended/revoked, passing a automobile whereas on the shoulder, loud extreme noise attributable to muffler, improper crossing of designated median and improper passing on left.
He was launched on a recognizance bond.