Man arrested on I-94 was driving recklessly, speeding, had weed, alcohol & gun in the car, police say

If you want a list of things not to do on a freeway, the charges against Tarelle E. Williams might be a place to start.

Illinois State Police said that Williams was arrested on Oct. 23 around 10:30 p.m. on I-94 near 59th street in Chicago.

He is charged with:

  • Driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs and reckless driving
  • Transportation of open alcohol
  • Unlawful possession of cannabis
  • Operating an uninsured motor vehicle
  • Speeding 35+ miles above limit
  • Improper lane usage
  • Improper passing on shoulder
  • Following too closely
  • Failure to signal
  • Armed habitual criminal (there was allegedly a gun in the car)
  • Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by a felon
  • Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon - no FOID 

Williams is from Calumet City. He was being held at the Cook County Jail.

There are no reports of injuries from Williams' alleged actions.