Joliet police news and information from Shaw Local
Joliet Central High School was placed on a brief lockdown as officers investigated a shooting that occurred in the parking lot of a Mexican restaurant roughly half mile away from the school.
The former teacher for Dirksen Junior High School in Joliet was arrested in 2016 after police determined he engaged in sexual conduct with a 12-year-old female victim, according to Joliet police.
A Joliet Township supervisor is scheduled to go to trial this fall over felony charges alleging he drove under the influence in while his driver’s license was revoked.
Before drivers put their keys in the ignition, they should remind themselves that “buzzed driving is drunk driving,” said the Joliet police chief.
A Joliet man charged with a Rolling Meadows bank robbery and attempted murder of a Joliet police sergeant will remain in federal custody until further order of the court or resolution of his case, a judge ruled on Tuesday.
A defense attorney for a man arrested by Joliet police last year said a necropsy showed no actual signs of abuse to the dog. Prosecutors dropped the case based on their inability to sustain their burden of proof.
Citing a conflict of interest, a Will County judge recused himself from a Joliet murder case in response to a defense motion that seeks to use a City of Joliet inspector general report against a detective.
Many victims reported to officers that items had been removed from their vehicles parked at the Amazon facility in Joliet, police said.
Officers found a 36-year-old woman in the bar with a gunshot wound to her leg, according to Joliet police. Her injuries are not considered life threatening.
The former Joliet police officer is set for sentencing on April 5, according to the Will County State's Attorney's Office.
An explosive report from the City of Joliet’s inspector general is having a ripple effect on at least one case in Will County over a homicide in 2020.
Man shot in hand at West Jefferson Street house
A woman suffered minor injuries and received a traffic citation following a collision between her vehicle and a Joliet police squad vehicle, police said.
A bank robbery suspect has been charged with attempted murder of Joliet police sergeant, who is the son of a mayoral candidate, after the sergeant and other officers tried to apprehend him in connection with the robbery, police said.
A man has been hospitalized after he suffered injuries from a fall at an abandoned steel mill building in Joliet, police said.