Joliet, Illinois Police Department news
A 25-year-old woman who was one of five people critically injured in a crash on Monday has died at an Oak Lawn hospital.
A Will County judge believes a man could be restored to mental fitness and stand trial within one year. The man is charged with aggravated battery of the Joliet police chief.
An arbitrator said the former Will County sheriff’s deputy’s actions that led to the 2021 crash had negatively affected the reputation of the sheriff’s office and he violated traffic laws that he was responsible for enforcing.
No citations have been issued as the Joliet crash that left five people hospitalized, including a woman from Texas, remains under investigation, police said.
Prosecutors said police obtained a Snapchat photo from one of the suspects that showed someone holding two firearms, a rifle and a handgun just minutes before the fatal shooting of a young man in Joliet.
Joliet's inspector general said the former city manager gave permission to sue Illinois State Police for the agency's investigation records.
Christopher Beale, who's been representing himself in a 2018 Joliet murder case, has been released from jail. He motioned for his pretrial release under the SAFE-T Act.
A Joliet man was allegedly caught with fentanyl, cocaine and a loaded Glock 9 mm handgun while staying at Motel 6, prosecutors said.
Joliet police arrested a Shorewood man on five gun charges Wednesday during a traffic stop near Glenwood Avenue and Whittier Avenue, authorities said.
A Joliet nursing home resident allegedly told police that he struck another resident he's charged with killing and that he has a “temper” like a “stick of dynamite,” prosecutors said.
A Joliet nursing home resident was arrested on a first-degree murder charge after he was accused of punching another resident and striking him with a walker last Friday.
A Joliet police spokesman said he did not have information as to how the 17-year-old girl ended up in Peoria.
A former employee of an Joliet Amazon facility was indicted on charges alleging he was possessing a ghost gun when he told another employee, "I'll do your [expletive] right here," court records show.
A Joliet man convicted of predatory sexual assault of a child will receive a life sentence because he has a previous aggravated criminal sexual assault conviction from 1993, prosecutors said.
A court hearing has been set for Tuesday to determine whether a Joliet man charged with criminal sexual assault should remain in jail.