Illinois: Dan P. Polites II didn’t learn much from killing Timothy S. Frazier in teenage booze cruise; now he is all grown up and nailed for DUI again

Dan Polites DUI killer
Dan Polites DUI killer

KMOV: Boozing Polites was so wasted he was nearly five times the legal limit

From Belleville News Democrat

BELLEVILLE — Dan P. Polites II, who pleaded guilty as a juvenile to charges involving a drunken-driving fatality more than five years ago, has again been charged with DUI.
Polites, 22, of O’Fallon, was arrested Friday about 1:40 a.m. on Carlyle Avenue by Major James Lay of the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department. Polites got his license back on Feb. 27, after it was suspended for the previous DUI conviction.
He is the son of Dan Polites, a golf professional and O’Fallon City Council member who ran for state representative.  ….MORE

Booze Cruise Turns From Teen Joy Ride to Deadly Crash
Polites’ Mustang was traveling south on Illinois 163 near Clover Leaf School Road near Millstadt about 11:30 p.m. May 26 when the car skidded off the road about 500 feet and crashed into a steep embankment, police said.
Polites’ Mustang was traveling at more than 85 mph when the car left the road, the charges stated. ….MORE