Joliet, Shorewood and Lockport Police Blotter: Mar. 21-27


Information in Police Blotter is obtained from Joliet, Shorewood and Lockport police departments and the Will County Sheriff’s Office. Individuals listed in Police Blotter charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.



Norma E. Cortes, 26, of Joliet, was cited near N. Larkin and W. Jefferson for failure to dim headlights, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and no valid driver’s license.

Linda M. Towner, 59, of Joliet, was cited near N. Larkin and Theodore for driving while license revoked.

Elizabeth Paredez, 24, of Joliet, was cited near E. Jefferson and N. Eastern for no registration light, no valid driver’s license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.


Darnell D. Robinson, 25, of University Park, was cited near 0-100 block of S. Chicago St. for possession of cannabis under 10 grams.

Dwayne M. Lane, 20, of Joliet, was arrested on the 500 block of Sehring for criminal trespass to property.


Lance D. Scott, 57, of Joliet, was arrested on the 780 Sugar Creek Drive for battery.

Brian W. Juhant, Jr., 36, of Joliet, was arrested on the 1600 E. Washington Street for aggravated battery and domestic battery.


Martin J. Rodriguez, 46, of Joliet, was cited near E. Benton and Henderson for improper lane usage and driving while license revoked.  He was held on a failure to appear Will County warrant.

Alex C. Gavins, 29, of Joliet, was cited near Henderson and Williamson for no registration light, driving while license revoked and no valid registration.


Two male white subjects entered the BP Gas, 17100 W. Laraway Road, at 8 a.m. and asked the clerk if they could purchase beer this early.  When the subjects were told no, they proceeded to the beer cooler, removed a case of Bud Light, and left the store without paying for it.

A male white subject entered the Shell, 4230 W. Jefferson St., and asked for change for a $50 bill.  As the clerk opened the cash register and began removing low denominations the man reached across the counter and grabbed the money without giving her the $50. The subject made off with $50.


Jeffrey Lamarr Brown, 49, of Joliet, was cited near Gardner and 4th Avenue for aggravated driving on a revoked license, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and improper turn.



Suspects entered an unlocked van on the 300 block of Princeton and stole prescription medication.



Melissa S. Ronczkowski, 27, of Chicago, was arrested two DuPage County warrants, one Will County warrant, 1 Kane County warrant, all for possession of a controlled substance.


Andres Trujillo, 25, of Chicago, was stopped at 10:56 p.m., near Glen Mor and Savoy drives for driving with a flat tire and was charged with DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol, no insurance and unsafe equipment.


Jessica L Congleton, 31, of Milwaukee Wis., was stopped near Jefferson and Mary streets after her vehicle was stopped the cell phone violation she was arrested for driving on a suspended license, no insurance and illegal use of cell phone


Gianncarlo L Clarke, 22 of Joliet, was arrested at 1:18 a.m. on the 800 block of Brookforest Avenue for driving on a suspended license, disregard traffic control device.

Labaron J. Scott, 42 of Romeoville, was arrested at 3:06 p.m. near Black and River roads for driving on a revoked license and operation of vehicle while load drops onto roadway

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