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Darryl Bennett, Kira Peppers arrested after driving through Patty McD's Tavern

5:45 PM, Dec 7, 2012   |    comments
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Granite City, IL (KSDK) - The Madison County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of an accident in the 5200 block of Maryville Road in Granite City on Thursday.

When deputies arrived at the scene they determined a vehicle struck the front door of Patty McD's Tavern.

The crash caused significant damaged to the business and the suspects fled the scene.

Deputies located the suspected vehicle a short distance from the scene of the crash.

The driver, 20-year-old Darryl D. Bennett of Granite City, was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while license suspended, leaving the scene of a traffic accident, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, illegal transportation of alcohol by a driver, and unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor.

Bennett was transported to the Madison County Jail and is being held pending a formal review by the Madison County State's Attorney's Office.

The passenger, 19-year-old Kira L. Peppers of Granite City, was placed under arrest for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor.

Peppers was transported to the Madison County Jail and held on a $100 cash-only bond.

No one was injured as a result of the accident.

KSDK

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