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Tiffany Unland Faces Two Counts of Aggravated DUI

Will County State's Attorney filed charges on Tuesday.

Tiffany Unland, 30, of Coal City, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving while under the influence of alcohol, Charles Pelkie, Will County State's Attorney Spokesperson said.

"The charge used to be called reckless homicicde or they used to call it vehicular homicide," Pelkie said.

But, now the charge is aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol. It is a class 2 felony charge, the same as reckless homicide and carries a penalty of 3 to 7 years in prison

“It is the equivelant of a reckless homicide charge," Pelkie said.

Unland was arrested following a on August 31 in that killed 46-year-old Anthony B. Calhoun, whose last know address was in Palatine.

cc September 14, 2012 at 12:03 AM
I agree!!!
Sean September 14, 2012 at 12:10 AM
I never knew the sentence for this. Not something I had ever thought about looking up. Do you know the sentences for all crimes?
Beth S Nagel September 14, 2012 at 03:15 AM
I thought that in Illinois the charge of aggravated DUI when the there was a fatality carried a sentence of 1-12 years. Either way, it still seems like a short sentence for someone that despite the consequences choose to drive under the influence and took away a man's life. I'm not a lawyer but it would of been nice if she would of been charged with manslaughter in the second degree. Although, it would of been great if this whole incident wouldn't of happened in the first place.
eac September 14, 2012 at 02:58 PM
Seriouy 3-7 years?!!!!! she shpuld get alot more time! Getting behind the wheel drunk is never exceptable! What if she would have had her kids eoth her or if the man that lost his life to this inncident bad his 3 year old son with him?! Shes a "mother" she should have more common sence then to drive drunk! praying for both familys! Esspecially for the children!
joan wilder September 14, 2012 at 10:47 PM
at least its aggravated which carries 85%

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