Fair and Breezy
67°FFair and BreezyFull Forecast

Suburban Chicago officer charged in fatal crash

Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

CHICAGO – A suburban Chicago police officer accused of killing two people in a wrong-way collision on Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive appeared briefly in court Sunday and a judge set bail at $500,000.

During the hearing, prosecutors said 35-year-old Terrell Garrett’s blood alcohol content after Friday’s wreck was measured at 0.184, which is more than twice the legal limit of 0.08. The North Chicago police officer is charged with two counts each of reckless homicide and aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

Reader Poll

What is your favorite Rolling Stones album?
Beggars Banquet
Let it Bleed
Sticky Fingers
Exile on Main Street
Goats Head Soup