Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Frankfort pediatrician Kishor Jain was in Will County court for his criminal sex case.
The prosecutor trying a Frankfort pediatrician charged with groping five women in his Colorado Avenue office said he has handed over evidence in the case. "I tendered the police reports and video, but I need a little more time," special prosecutor Dave Neal told Judge Robert Livas during a Wednesday morning hearing at the Will County Courthouse. Neal, was appointed to the criminal case against Dr. Kishor Jain, due to a conflict with a staffer in the state's attorney's office, said he had additional evidence to provide. Jain, 59, faces 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse, five counts of misdemeanor battery, and a single count of criminal sexual assault for allegedly groping five women while working at the Hedges Clinic. Jain stopped …
See who got arrested this week in the Lincoln-Way communities.
Every week we'll show some of the mug shots of people arrested in New Lenox, Frankfort and Mokena. The photos will be supplied by the Will County Sheriff's Department, New Lenox, Mokena or Frankfort Police Departments. Are you a fan of true crime? "Like" the Crime-n-Shame page on Facebook. This week, all pictures were taken when the accused were booked May 15-21. Information for the Mug Shot Gallery is provided by law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor…
Monday, May 20, 2013
A 13-year-old Frankfort girl has gone missing.
UPDATE: 10:55 a.m. Monday Frankfort Deputy Police Chief Kevin Keegan reported that the missing girl has been found. She is safe and sound. ... Original Story: Frankfort Police are attempting to find a missing 13-year-old girl who left home sometime before 8 a.m. today. While neither the girl's name nor a photo has been released, she is described as being 5-foot-4-inches tall and weighing 95 pounds. She has dark brown hair. There was no clothing description available. Frankfort Deputy Police Chief Kevin Keegan said the girl's parents said she apparently took along a small amount of money, packed some clothes in a black backpack and left on a blue mountain bike. She was last seen in the area of Locust and Utah streets. A police bloodhound …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Matthew Boban was arrested on several charges stemming from the Saturday crime spree, including driving under the influence of drugs, Illinois State Police said.
A Joliet man who stole a woman's purse and then fled in a stolen car, only to crash into a semi on Interstate 80, was arrested Saturday on a slew of charges, including driving under the influence of drugs, Illinois State Police said. Matthew J. Boban, 32, of 521 Mack, was charged after being treated at Silver Cross Medical Center in New Lenox for injuries suffered during the crash. The incident began shortly after noon Saturday when Boban allegedly snagged a woman's purse while in the parking lot of a Joliet Jewel-Osco store at 1401 W. Jefferson St. and then fled in a car taken from a friend, state police said. There was a second person in the car, but it's not known if it was the car's owner. Boban eventually made his way onto eastbound …
A Will County judge ruled Thursday that Bahaa Sam is sane enough to stand trial for allegedly beating his wife to death with a weightlifter's bar.
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Sunday, May 19
The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending the DUI alcohol limit be lowered to 0.05 ... not that it would do any good for the people on this week's list of Southland DUIs.
NEW LENOX May 9: Alejandro Aguillon, 22, of the 100 block of Branchaw Boulevard, New Lenox, was charged with driving under the influence, making an improper turn and speeding, according to a report. Police stopped Aguillon at about 2:13 a.m. near the intersection of Cedar Road and Terry Ellen Lane. Aguillon was allegedly found under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and released after posting bond. ORLAND PARK April 24: Brian J. Windt, 38, of the 15600 block of Larkspun Lane, Orland Park, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI with a blood-alcohol level greater than 0.08 and speeding, according to a report. Windt was on his way home at about 1:20 a.m. from drinking at the House of Blues when he was spotted …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Two people were taken to Silver Cross Hospital after a crash west of South La Grange Road in Mokena at about 12:25 p.m. State police say the car was stolen from Joliet.
Police are investigating a crash involving a car stolen from Joliet and a semi-truck on Interstate 80 Saturday afternoon. Two people from the car were taken to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, according to Illinois State Police. At least one person in the car was male. Police did not have details about the identity of either person early Saturday afternoon. For an unknown reason, the stolen car crashed into the back of the semi at about 12:25 p.m., about one-half mile west of South La Grange Road on I-80, police said. The driver of the semi was not hurt. Check back with Patch as more details become available.
Pot possession charge for Chicago man at White Castle • Thief finds illegal way to plan a wedding • Harvey man accused of smelly crime • Man looking for a boost steals supplements ... This week's roundup of weird crime news in the Southland.
May 8: Harold and Kumar would be proud of this trip to White Castle. Joseph Bermejo, 27, of the 9200 block of Brandon Avenue, Chicago, was charged with possession of marijuana, according to an Evergreen Park report. Police saw a car in the rear parking lot of White Castle, 2555 W. 95th St., and reported smelling an odor of marijuana coming from it. When the car tried to leave, a cigar was tossed out of the window. About 0.7 gram of a substance that tested positive for marijuana was found. Read more on Evergreen Park Patch May 12: A fight broke out between two workers at Burger King over the rude way one employee asked the other to make a burger. Police were called at about 1:24 p.m. to the fast food restaurant, 18301 S. Harlem Ave., …
A lawsuit against an imprisoned preacher from Crete and an Indiana megachurch topped the week's court news.
A former megachurch preacher sentenced to 12 years in federal prison in March for carrying on a sexual relationship with a teenage member of his congregation was sued in Will County court. In addition to preacher Jack Schaap, 55, of Crete, the First Baptist Church of Hammond was named as a defendant in the lawsuit. The parents of a teenage girl Schaap had sex with while he was pastor of the First Baptist Church of Hammond filed the lawsuit. The suit identifies the parents as "John Doe and Mary Doe," and the teen as "Jane Doe." The suit gives Jane Doe's date of birth as June 27, 1995. Here's what else was going on at the area's courthouses: Check out all these stories and more on our Facebook page.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Former Lincoln-Way Central High School teacher Ryan Gardner will be taken from the Will County jail to a facility run by the Illinois Department of Human Services.
A former Lincoln-Way Central High School teacher jailed for allegedly threatening district officials was found unfit to stand trial. Ryan Gardner, 41, will be taken from the Will County jail to a facility run by the Illinois Department of Human Services. Garnder will be returned to Joliet to face the charges if his condition improves. Gardner has been locked since Jan. 16. Before that, he was receiving psychiatric treatment at University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago. Gardner was charged with making a Dec. 6 telephone call to Lincoln-Way School District Deputy Superintendent Thomas Eddy. About a week after the call to Eddy, the authorities in the Danville area—where Gardner is originally from and where he was living in December—learned …