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  • Uber passenger allegedly pulled a gun on Sikh driver...

    Yesterday | via SFGate 

    A sheriff's office in Illinois is investigating an assault on an Uber driver that appears to have been based on the driver's ethnicity or religion. The driver, Gurjeet Singh, is a religious leader at a local Sikh temple and wears the traditional turban and long beard of men in the Sikh faith, a monotheistic religion from India.

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  • Authorities: Uber passenger pulled gun on Sikh driver

    Thursday | via San Jose Mercury News 

    A sheriff's office in Illinois is investigating an assault on an Uber driver that appears to have been based on the driver's ethnicity or religion. The driver, Gurjeet Singh, is a religious leader at a local Sikh temple and wears the traditional turban and long beard of men in the Sikh faith, a monotheistic religion from India.

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    Related Topix: Rock Island County, IL, Joy, IL, Moline, IL, Milan, IL

  • Fort Hill man resentenced in convenience store robbery

    Monday Jan 29 | via The Penn 

    A 25-year-old Fort Hill man who committed several crimes in 2016, including brandishing a knife at a Sheetz and taking money, was resentenced in that case Monday. Ray Justin Richter was sentenced to 18 months to five years in state prison for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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  • Crimewatch -

    Monday Jan 29 | via The Sampson Independent 

    Jan. 29 - Lorenzo Torres, 30, of 3399 Cabin Museum Road, Turkey, was charged with assault on a female. No bond set; court date is Feb. 20. Jan. 29 - William Joel Oyola, 31, of 2924 W. Main St., Clinton, was charged with assault on a female.

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  • Blotter: Jan. 25, 2018

    Thursday Jan 25 | via Daily Journal/Sunday Journal 

    A woman told Kankakee police someone stole a wallet containing $10, two phone chargers and an undisclosed amount of change from her unlocked car in the 300 block of Sixth Avenue on Jan. 23. Kankakee police arrested Arthur H. Schachel, 29, and charged with disorderly conduct and aggravated assault on Jan. 23. According to a report, Schachel became upset and displayed what appeared to be a handgun when he allegedly threatened a woman while doing work at her home in the 1000 block of East Court Street. The weapon turned out to be a BB gun.

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