Dubuque man accepted plea deal in officer involved DUI head on crash

EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. – A Dubuque man recently accepted a plea deal in exchange for lesser charges in connection to a DUI case in which he crashed into a police vehicle, injuring an East Dubuque officer. Christopher E. Swift, 32, entered the plea in Jo Daviess County Circuit Court and was sentenced to one year of probation. Illinois State Police reported that East Dubuque Officer Cody Lange was stopped and waiting to make a left turn when Swift’s vehicle crossed the center line and hit the police vehicle head-on.