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Burbank police say a 44-year-old Chicago woman was arrested after her car was clocked traveling over 100 mph in a 35 mph zone about 3:43 a.m. on Jan. 21.
According to police records, the arresting officer was positioned on McVicker Avenue monitoring traffic on 79th Street with radar when he observed a silver Chevrolet traveling westbound at 104 mph.
While pursuing the alleged speeder, the officer observed the Chevy “changing lanes from the inner to the curbside lanes, nearly causing several traffic collisions,” according to the incident report.
The officer made a traffic stop at 79th Street and New England Avenue after the Chevy was slowed by other vehicles.
The driver of the 2014 Chevy Impala, identified as Anita A. Weekly, was placed under arrest and her vehicle was towed to the police impound facility.
At the police station, Weekly admitted to driving at speeds in excess of 104 mph and driving recklessly, according to police. Weekly was issued citations for speeding more than 35 mph above the posted speed limit and reckless driving.
Under Illinois law, speeding 35 mph or more over the posted speed limit — often referred to as "aggravated speeding" — is a Class A Misdemeanor, punishable by up to twelve months in jail and a $2,500 fine plus court costs.
Weekly posted the required bond and was released. She is scheduled to appear in Cook County Court on Feb. 18 at the Fifth Municipal District Courthouse in Bridgeview.