Joliet Crime

Joliet Crime

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  • Two Joliet men charged with murder, armed robbery in...

    Tuesday Oct 30 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Two men have been charged with murder in the shooting death of a man they allegedly intended to rob early Sunday in Joliet Township , authorities said. Elijah J. Watson, 23, of the first block of NW Circle Drive in Joliet, and Anthony Francimore, 20, of the 2700 block of Dougall Road in Joliet, were arrested in Chicago later Sunday, a little more than 12 hours after they allegedly attempted to rob the victim, Nathan J. Ballard, 20, according to a news release from the Will County sheriff's office.

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  • Two men face charges in shooting of 2 Will County de...

    Wednesday Oct 17 | via Chicago Tribune 

    Two men are scheduled appear in court Wednesday afternoon on charges connected to the shooting Tuesday night of two Will County sheriff's deputies who were serving a warrant in a drug case at a home in Joliet , authorities say. The two men were taken into custody after they tried to flee from the scene, Will County Sheriff Deputy Chief Dan Jungles said.

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