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updated: 9/11/2013 6:30 PM

Prison time for Hanover Park man charged with DUI

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A 22-year-old Hanover Park man pleaded guilty to aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without a valid driver's license stemming from a crash last May after he fell asleep at the wheel.

In exchange for Rafael Camarena's guilty plea, a Cook County judge sentenced him to one year in prison and ordered him to pay $1,934 in fines.

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He received credit for the 109 days he has spent in custody since his arrest, court records show.

Authorities said Camarena had a blood alcohol content of 0.324, more than four times the legal limit of 0.08, when he crashed into several trees in the 1200 block of Park Avenue in Streamwood during the early morning hours of May 25.

The vehicle was resting on the passenger side and Camarena was trying to break out the windshield when police arrived. Camarena, who had to be extricated from the wreckage, was treated for a broken ankle at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.

Police say Camarena's license had been suspended for a previous DUI.

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