ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Winnebago County Board Member Jaime Salgado (D-District 12) has been charged with driving under the influence over the Memorial Day weekend.
According to the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office, a Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputy found Salgado’s vehicle in a field at the corner of Bauer Parkway and N. Main Street at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Saldago’s car had damage to the front end, authorities said.
He was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Improper Traffic Lane Usage.
His next court appearance is on June 26th.
Salgado has a prior conviction of Reckless Driving in 2016.
Salgado is also the chairman of the Board’s Finance Committee.