Tag Archive | sheriff

Coroner mum on cause of Hilton death

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 17, 2014 The Will County Coroner has officially ruled that an 85-year-old man found dead at his home on Bemes Wednesday was “the victim of foul play.” Chief Deputy Coroner Robert Brenczewski declined Friday to specify the actual cause of death, acknowledging to a freelance reporter for the Chicago Tribune […]

March 31 blotter

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com March 31, 2014 CRETE Crete-area resident Matthew T. Oeler, 28, of the 23700 block of South Ashland Avenue was sentenced to two days in jail and a 12-month suspended sentence after pleading guilty March 20 to possession of drug paraphernalia. The charge stemmed from a June 2012 arrest by New Lenox […]

E Will helped Kaupas, didn’t do much for Kelley

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com March 19, 2014 Being the clear favorite among Eastern will County voters in Monday’s primary for Will County Sheriff clearly helped Deputy Chief Ken Kaupas, but didn’t do much for University Park Police Chief Ed Bradley, who lost to Mike Kelley. Kaupas, declared the winner by several news media, appears to […]

St. Paddy’s DUI crackdown starts today

EWC News Staff report March 12, 2012 The Will County Sheriff’s Office is marking the St. Patrick’s Day weekend with special patrols targeting drunk drivers and unbuckled motorists. “If you plan on drinking alcohol, designate a sober driver before the party begins. Be responsible or risk a DUI,” Sgt. Steve Byland said of the special […]

Illinois AG: Convicted pusher bilked government

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com March 11, 2014    Will County Sheriff’s Police took Crete-area resident Jeremiah J. Hicks Jr., 26, into custody Wednesday on a warrant charging him with theft by deception, forgery, mail fraud and state benefits fraud. The Illinois Attorney General’s office filed the multiple-felony charge against Hicks, a resident of the 23600 block […]

PF pot dealer could lose probation

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 17, 2014    Will County prosecutors want to revoke a 20-year-old Park Forest man’s probation for selling cannabis because of a weapons-related arrest by Will County Sheriff’s Police. Cody C. Donlan of the 100 block of Nanti Street is scheduled to appear in Will County Circuit court March 18 for a […]

Crete man charged in U.P. armed robbery

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Jan. 27, 2014 Updated 4:42 p.m. Jan. 27. University Park Police Chief Ed Bradley said Crete resident Michael D. Hale, 43, of the 1700 block of South Dixie Highway was taken into custody without incident shortly after robbing the Speedway gas station at University Parkway and Western Avenue at gunpoint around […]