For the last word on Rick Telander’s DUI arrest we turn now to Rick Telander.
As reported here August 20, the veteran Chicago journalist and senior sports columnist at the Sun-Times was cleared of all charges in connection with a traffic stop July 25 in north suburban Wilmette.
Telander, 72, who lives in north suburban Highwood, was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol, disregarding a traffic control device, speeding, improper lane usage and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. He declined to comment while the case was pending.
After a Cook County Circuit Court judge ordered the case dismissed without fine or penalty August 18, Telander sent me the following email:
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