HUNTLEY – A Huntley teenager was driving 45 miles per hour over the speed limit when police stopped him Tuesday.
A McHenry County Sheriff's deputy clocked the 16-year-old Huntley boy driving 100 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone. He was driving his 2001 Jeep Cherokee north on Coyne Station Road toward Ernesti Road in unicorporated Huntley, according to a news release from the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
The incident occurred at 2:37 p.m. Tuesday.
The boy was charged with speeding 40-plus miles over speed limit and reckless driving. His parents were called to the scene and took custody of their child, the release said.
The Sheriff's Office was conducting directed patrols in the area – one of several locations in the county near high schools that deputies patrol now that school is back in session.
Bond for the 16-year-old was set at $2,000.