Naperville passes ordinance to fine drivers who flee police

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Thursday, September 8, 2022
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NAPERVILLE, Ill. (WLS) -- The city of Naperville is cracking down on drivers who try to get away from police.

According to the Daily Herald, a $900 fine will be imposed on anyone whose car is involved in fleeing from officers.

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The number of fleeing incidents in Naperville doubled to nearly 50 cases in 2020.

Naperville experienced 15-25 fleeing cases from 2016 to 2019 before it nearly doubled in 2020, the Herald reported.

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The new ordinance goes into effect in January.

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