Area police responded to two one-vehicle crashes overnight - including one in which the driver and passengers fled - that resulted with the drivers being charged with drunken driving.
About 11:50 p.m. Sunday, a 2002 Ford Explorer rolled near Airport and Quigley roads east of Sycamore, according to a DeKalb County Sheriff's news release. No one was injured, but the three occupants fled only to be apprehended a short time later.
Nicholas M. Stofko, 27, of the 100 block of Holly Street in DeKalb, was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol content above 0.08 percent, illegal transportation of alcohol and driving without insurance, the release states.
One passenger, Cameron A. Stensrud, 21, of the 300 block of South Somonauk Street in Cortland, was charged with improper use of seat belt, and the second passenger, Jonathan K. Crowley, 24, of the 100 block of Alden Street in Sycamore, was arrested on a warrant alleging he failed to appear in court on a charge of possession of narcotic equipment.
About an hour later, a 1999 Dodge truck rolled at East Sandwich and Chicago roads north of Sandwich, according to a DeKalb County Sheriff's news release. Jacob M. Hill, 23, of the 1300 block of Sandwich Drive in Sandwich, had lost control on the ice covered road about 1 a.m. today, but he was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol content above 0.08 percent and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.