BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — A Bloomington District 87 school board member is facing four felony charges.

According to McLean County government records, Fitzgerald Samedy was arrested Saturday and is facing multiple counts of aggravated DUI, driving with a suspended or revoked license, and obstruction of justice/destroying evidence.

Samedy Was charged on Monday and posted on Tuesday.

This is not Samedy’s first DUI case. In June 2019 and December 2020 he was also arrested and charged with DUI.

Superintendent Dr. Barry Reilly said the district is aware Samedy was arrested and charged with DUI. Samedy also missed a special Board meeting on Tuesday.

Reilly said Samedy has emailed board members saying he will not be at the Board meeting Wednesday because of a “family emergency.”

Reilly also confirmed that for the time being, Samedy is still a board member. However, Samedy has had no communication with the administration.

The school’s attorney has been informed of the situation, and they will decide where to go from here.

Samedy was elected in 2021 for a four-year term.

His bond is set at $10,000. Samedy’s arraignment is set for May 27.