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Traffic Stop in Frankfort Ends with Four Felony Charges for Lisle Woman

Stacy K. Niemiec, 52, was charged with three counts of aggravated driving under the influence and one count of possession of a controlled substance, all felonies.

A Lisle woman faces felony charges following a traffic stop in Frankfort.

Stacy K. Niemiec, 52, of the 5500 block of Essex Road in Lisle, was charged with three counts of aggravated driving under the influence and one count of possession of a controlled substance, all felonies, at 1:50 a.m. on the 20500 block of La Grange Road.

She was also cited for driving with a suspended license, driving without insurance, improper lane usage and two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence.

A Frankfort police officer was on patrol when he saw the car in front of him weaving from lane to lane.

When he stopped the car, Niemiec smelled of alcohol and couldn’t coherently answer questions about her destination, according to police reports. She was unable to provide her license and registration.

Niemiec failed a field sobriety test and was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. A background check revealed that her license was revoked for driving while intoxicated and that she had two previous DUI convictions.

Her court date is Jan. 28.

Police report information is provided by the Frankfort Police Department, Will County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.

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Written by Anna Schier

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