Archive | June 2012

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Septuagenarian charged with child porn possession

BEECHER A 71-year-old Beecher-area man was scheduled to return to Will County court today on multiple charges of possessing child pornography. Will County Sheriff’s Police booked George P. Gosinski of the 31400 block of Yates Avenue into the Will County Adult Detention Facility in Joliet on Monday (June 25.) The charge against Gosinski stems from […]

Rockford air mishap claims Monee Twp pilot

Thomas J. Plodzien of unincorporated Monee Township died Tuesday when his plane malfunctioned near Rockford. Plodzien, 77, managed air traffic at the gated upscale Meadow Creek Airpark northeast of the intersection of Harlem Avenue and Manhattan-Monee Road, where he reportedly was the first of 65-70 residents. For Chicago Tribune coverage,0,3201007.story For Chicago SouthtownStar coverage¬† […]

State Crime Commission honors Glasgow as S.A. of the Year

Establishing a special court to provide treatment, counseling and assistance to veterans and service members struggling with mental health and substance abuse disorders reportedly was a key issue in Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow’s selection as State’s Attorney of the Year by the Illinois State Crime Commission. During its 16th Annual “Salute to Those […]

Thursday, June 21

STEGER Alleged child molester charged A 57-year-old Chicago man who allegedly molested two children at an apartment complex on the 400 block of West 34th Street during a three-year period is scheduled to appear in Will County court June 28 for a preliminary hearing on six counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Steger Police booked […]

Crete board: no detention ctr here for illegal immigrants

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Alleged drug pusher’s fed hearing this afternoon

A 42-year-old Crete resident who allegedly operated a major Chicago-area cocaine trafficking organization is scheduled to appear at a 2:15 p.m. detention hearing today in federal court. Lincolnshire East resident Odell Givens is the lead defendant in a 19-person federal indictment that includes Calumet City resident Edward Parker, 42, and two other south suburban men […]

2 Crete-related zoning requests, new county-wide zoning

The Will County board’s Land Use & Development committee is scheduled to meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (June 12) in Joliet at the Will County Office building. Agenda items include: * 1807 E. Carriage Lane in unincorporated Crete: Property owners are seeking a special use request that would permit stabling of horses or other domestic […]