Illinois: Town’s mayor furious over release of Kindergartner Killer on simple DUI charges; prosecutor says wait, the hammer awaits
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From Chicago Sun-Times
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (STMW) – While the mayor of Highland Park has expressed frustration with the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office’s handling of the fatal crash that caused the death of a 5-year-old girl, authorities continue to investigate the accident, David Schwarz, the city’s deputy police chief, said Thursday.
Carly Rousso, 18, of the 2300 block of Woodpath Lane, Highland Park, was cited for driving under the influence of an intoxicating compound in connection with the Labor Day crash that killed kindergartner Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento, police said.
Rousso is accused of driving a late-model Lexus coupe into a family on a sidewalk in the 700 block of Central Avenue, striking the kindergartner, her mother and her two brothers. Rousso is due in Lake County Circuit Court for arraignment Sept. 21 on the DUI charge.
The girl’s mother, Modesto Sacramento-Jiminez, remained in fair condition Wednesday at Highland Park Hospital. Two younger brothers, 4 and 2,
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Tags: Carly Rousso, David Schwarz, Highland Park, Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento, Lake County Circuit Court, Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office, Mayor Nancy Rotering, Modesto Sacramento-Jiminez, State’s Attorney Michael Waller