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Eduardo Figueroa-Martinez Sentenced to Six Years in the Department of Corrections for Aggravated Driving Under the Influence
September 19, 2019
EDUARDO FIGUEROA-MARTINEZ SENTENCED TO SIX YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR AGGRAVATED DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 22-year-old Eduardo Figueroa-Martinez, formerly of McHenry, Illinois, was sentenced to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the offense of Aggravated Driving Under the Influence, to be followed by a two year period of mandatory supervised release by the Honorable Judge Michael Coppedge on September 18, 2019.
Figueroa-Martinez plead guilty to Aggravated Driving Under the Influence stemming from a fatal car crash on December 26, 2017 in which his passenger, Jose Ortiz-Reyes, was killed. The defendant admitted to drinking several beers and ingesting cocaine prior to the crash.
This case was investigated by Officer Marc Fisher of the McHenry Police Department and the Northeast McHenry County Major Crash Assistance Team. The case was prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorney Sharyl Eisenstein.