Joliet police news and information from Shaw Local
A Joliet police officer plans to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that dismissed her lawsuit against the city and a police sergeant that lasted for five years.
A second teen was apprehended in Tijuana, Mexico charges alleging he and another teen shot and killed a 20-year-old man on June 6 in Joliet.
A man has been charged with promoting prostitution in Joliet and criminal sexual assault of a minor.
A man was arrested after he was accused of battering an elderly man at Laundry World in Joliet, police said.
A judge allowed the felony convictions vacated for former Joliet Police Officer Brian Nagra, who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $10,000 by submitting false time sheets. Nagra's attorney says his client will still have his police pension.
Three men were stabbed in during an apparent fight on Labor Day in Joliet and two of those men are in critical condition, police said.
A Joliet man has been charged with delivery of fentanyl, which caused a 15-year-old girl to die after she ingested it.
A $5 million bond was set for a Joliet man charged with stabbing a woman to death and he could face an additional charge accusing him of sexually abusing the woman’s body after he killed her, according to a prosecutor.
A 17-year-old was accused of possessing a loaded handgun that he tossed away while officers were chasing after him in Joliet, police said.
An investigation by the Joliet Police Department’s narcotics unit led to officers identifying May as a suspect who was delivering cocaine, police said.
A Crest Hill man whose vehicle was towed to Dick’s Towing in Joliet was accused of pointing a replica handgun at an employee of the business, police said.
A man was arrested in Joliet after he was accused of breaking into a residence and trying to cook food in the kitchen, police said.
A judge found Matthew Rutledge guilty of killing Quentin Woods and wounding his sister in a 2019 shooting that took place in broad daylight in Joliet. At the time, Woods' sister confronted Rutledge about her money that went missing.
Two men attacked another man in Joliet after they followed his vehicle, police said.
A woman in Joliet was attacked by a man on a bicycle after she caught him attempting to take items out of a clothing donation bin, police said.