Karrie Jo York R.N., 39 of Fairbury, was arrested by Fairbury Police on Friday, Oct. 25, for alleged driving under the influence first offense (class I misdemeanor), child abuse (class IIIA felony), driving under the influence with underage passengers (class I misdemeanor), willful reckless driving (class III misdemeanor), resisting arrest (class I misdemeanor) and speeding 11-15 over speed limit.
York is a Registered Nurse working for the Fairbury School District.
Fairbury Schools Superintendent Fred Helmink said York is on leave pending the outcome of the investigation and is not working.
On Oct. 25, a Fairbury Police Officer was running radar eastbound on 14th Street. The officer observed a white passenger van traveling eastbound on 14th Street passing the H Street intersection traveling 46 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone.