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Illinois man accused of drinking while driving, speeding through construction zone


A Randolph County man is facing alcohol and speeding related charges after being stopped by officers on Wednesday afternoon in Jackson County.

Richard R. Feldt, 43, of Prairie Du Rocher, Illinois was arrested on charges of driving while his license was suspended and illegal transportation of alcohol. He was also arrested on a corrections parole violation warrant.

Murphysboro police say they received a call shortly before 4 p.m. of a man driving westbound on Route 13 drinking alcohol.

Officers say they caught Feldt speeding in a construction zone on Walnut Street near the Big Muddy Bridge.

Feldt was living at a work release center in Carbondale. He was taken to the Jackson County Jail pending being returned to the Department of Corrections.

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