A Matteson man who was driving around Chicago Heights with a half-empty bottle of tequila is accused of drunken driving, according to a report.
Ceandre D. Moore, 23, of the 900 block of Purdue, is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI with a blood-alcohol level greater than 0.08, driving without a front license plate, driving without insurance, illegally transporting alcohol and improper lane use, according to Chicago Heights police.
Moore was arrested on Oct. 3 after failing sobriety tests during a traffic stop, the report states.
Police spotted a car swerving in and out of the southbound lane of Chicago Road near Hickory Street at about 3:44 a.m., the report states. An officer who pulled the car over spoke with the driver, who reportedly had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath.
Moore told police he had a couple of drinks that night, the report states.
An officer asked Moore to take tests for sobriety and, after failing those tests, placed him under arrest, the report states. During a search of Moore’s car, cops found an open and half-empty bottle of Patron Silver.
Moore is due on Oct. 24 in Markham court.Police report information is provided by the Chicago Heights Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.