Docket No. 106496.
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, Appellant, v. JOSE
J. SANDOVAL, Appellee.
Opinion filed January 22, 2010.
JUSTICE KARMEIER delivered the judgment of the court, with
Chief Justice Fitzgerald and Justices Freeman, Thomas, Kilbride,
Garman, and Burke concurred in the judgment and opinion.
Defendant, Jose J. Sandoval, was charged in the Du Page County
circuit court under two separate case numbers with multiple traffic
offenses arising out of three separate traffic stops. The charges
included three counts of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI).
After he was incarcerated in the Illinois Department of Corrections
(DOC) for a Cook County DUI, defendant filed a form document
entitled “Demand for Speedy Trial and/or Quash Warrant,” citing
section 103–5(b) of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 (725
ILCS 5/103–5(b) (West 2004)) and section 3–8–10 of the Unified
Code of Corrections (the Code) (730 ILCS 5/3–8–10 (West 2004)),
and noting as charge pending, “Du Page County D.U.I.” Defendant
did not specify the case to which the demand was intended to apply.