A convicted felon stopped for driving 107 mph on Interstate 90 in McHenry County was arrested after troopers found him with a handgun and drugs.
James D. Gordon, 35, of Bolingbrook, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, possession of a controlled substance, two counts of driving under the influence and speeding.
The Illinois State Police conducted a traffic stop on a white 2018 BMW on Interstate 90 at mile marker 36 near Marengo around 10:20 p.m. on June 5.
The BMW was clocked traveling at 107 mph in a 70 mph zone on eastbound Interstate 90.
Troopers arrested Gordon for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was also allegedly openly carrying alcohol.
Troopers found a Glock 17 9mm handgun in Gordon’s possession during the stop. Gordon is a convicted felon, court records show.
They also found a substance, weight between one and 15 grams, containing cocaine.
McHenry County Judge Mark Gerhardt ordered Gordon held on a $30,000 bond.
Gordon was released from the McHenry County Jail on Thursday after posting 10% of his bond.
Gordon is scheduled to appear in court again on June 30 for a preliminary hearing.