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Downers Grove Woman Racks Up Felony DUI Charge after 3 Prior DUIs

A 34-year-old Downers Grove woman faces a slew of charges after multiple DUI arrests.

Courtney L. Moy, 34 of the 7600 Block of Nottingham in Downers Grove, blew a .189—more than twice the legal limit. She was arrested by Riverside Police Nov. 30. | Credit: Riverside Police
Courtney L. Moy, 34 of the 7600 Block of Nottingham in Downers Grove, blew a .189—more than twice the legal limit. She was arrested by Riverside Police Nov. 30. | Credit: Riverside Police
A Downers Grove woman driving on a suspended license and three prior DUIS, faces charges of aggravated felony DUI and aggravated felony driving 
while license revoked after being curbed by Riverside police Nov. 30.  aggravated felony driving while license revoked, and aggravated felony DUI 

Courtney L. Moy, 34 of the 7600 Block of Nottingham in Downers Grove, blew a .189—more than twice the legal limit. Moy was also charged with speeding, improper lane usage and no insurance after being stopped in the 3300 Block of South Harlem for erratic driving, according to a release from police.

Officers pulled over Moy after reportedely witnessing her erratically changing lanes, driving southbound in the parking lane of Harlem Avenue from East Burlington to Ogden and going 15 miles per hour over the limit.

The driver appeared to be highly intoxicated and was unable to understand the officer's instructions. She failed field sobriety tests.

“It’s the same story every weekend," wrote Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel in the release. "My officers are arresting DUI offenders who are routinely driving on suspended or revoked licenses for multiple prior DUI convictions.

"What continues to amaze me is that they're still driving the same vehicles that they were arrested in over and over again. The Riverside Police Department seizes all vehicles where the driver has a prior DUI conviction and files civil litigation against the driver for asset forfeiture against the vehicle that was being driven at the time of the felony arrest. Every single law enforcement agency in the State of Illinois needs to have a policy where they confiscate and file forfeiture paperwork against the vehicle being driven by a multiple DUI offender."

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Mary H December 03, 2013 at 09:43 AM
Sounds like a policy that makes sense. Why should the person still have access to a car after a felony conviction for DUI?
AmyF December 03, 2013 at 02:10 PM
I don't think people should be allowed to rack up 4 DUI's. One is forgivable because we all make mistakes. Usually when you realize you made a mistake, you try your best not to make it again. A second DUI means that the person just doesn't care and if they don't care, then neither should we, their driving privilege (and it is a privilege to drive a car) should be revoked. Why should the rest of us risk our lives having people like this out on the road.

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