WILL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
WEEK OF JAN 14 THRU 20
1/20 Location: S. Broadway and W. Renwick Road
Summary: Brian Rivera, age 19, of 406 Hunter Avenue in Joliet was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Abraham Pizano, age 18, of 510 Third Avenue in Joliet was cited for no registration lights and no valid driver’s license.
Location: Cliff Avenue and Rev Walton Drive
Summary: Thurmond Leon Lurry II, age 43, of 2 Peale St. in Joliet was cited for failure to signal and resisting/obstructing a peace officer.
1/16 Location: S. Cedar and W. Doyle Road Manhattan
Summary: Alfonte Curtis, age 25, of 1845 Shoshone Drive in Lafayette, IN was cited for driving while license suspended and improper lane usage.
Location: S. Rt. 53 and W. Manhattan Road Jackson
Summary: Adam Strauss, age 25, of 301 S. May St. in Joliet was arrested for DUI and stopping in roadway.
NEW LENOX AND FRANKFORT
1/14 Location: W. Maple Road and Silver Cross Blvd New Lenox
Summary: Peter Matalas, age 47, of 13634 Ironwood in Homer Glen was cited for expired license plates and driving while license suspended.
Location: 21000 block of S. 80th Avenue Frankfort
Summary: Person/s unknown stole a 2002 Honda Civic from the driveway of a residence. The vehicle was left unlocked with a set of keys inside.
Location: I80 and LaGrange Frankfort
Summary: Christopher L. Pierce, age 36, of 11127 10th Avenue in Tacoma, WA was arrested for delivery of cannabis over 10 grams,, possession of cannabis over 100 grams and possession of a controlled substance.
Location: 18000 block of S. Townline Road Frankfort
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked truck and stole a garage door opener, a key fob and some change.
Location: W. Laraway Road and Center Road Frankfort
Summary: Sabrina Fitts, age 24, of 6201 S. Rockwell St. in Chicago was cited for loud muffler and driving while license revoked.
1/15 Location: Bryan Trail and Walter Drive New Lenox
Summary: Around 3:22am, deputies were advised by Mokena Police that a suspicious Jeep Cherokee was in the area of the 12000 block of Steamboat Springs Drive in Mokena with its occupants outside of the vehicle attempting to gain entry into parked vehicles. While in the area, deputies observed the Cherokee with occupants and observed a white vehicle following it. As the vehicles were fleeing, deputies turned around to follow and saw the white vehicle (2016 Kia Sorrento) off the road in a ditch. The vehicle was unoccupied. Deputies continued their search for offender/s but were unsuccessful.
Location: 2000 block of Oakview Court New Lenox
Summary: Deputies were dispatched regarding a 2016 Kia Sorento in a ditch. The vehicle was found at the end of Maureen Drive and was unoccupied and had minor front-end damage from the crash. Deputies identified the owner who resides in Oak Forest. She stated that this morning she realized someone had stolen her vehicle. The vehicle was left unlocked with the key fob inside along with a laptop computer. The vehicle was later recovered. (See previous blotter item.)
Location: 700 block of N. Schoolhouse Road New Lenox
Summary: About 5am, deputies were called to a motor vehicle theft. Deputies had been in the area assisting Mokena Police in search of a suspect who had crashed a stolen vehicle and fled the scene on foot. While in the area they received information regarding a suspicious person and that a 2010 Nissan Altima was stolen and heading northbound on Schoolhouse. The owner of the Nissan stated that he had started his vehicle to warm up and went back inside. Two minutes later, he observed his vehicle exiting his driveway.
*The previous three blotter items from January 15th are currently under investigation.
1/16 Location: 19000 block of S. Thistle Lane Frankfort
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked vehicle and stole a Lincoln Way East Letterman’s Jacket (football).
Location: 7400 block of W. Inverness Lane Frankfort
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked vehicle and stole a pair of sunglasses. A neighbor relayed to deputies that she observed on her video surveillance camera suspects exiting the vehicle and entering other parked vehicles attempting to break into them.
Location: 1800 block of Pennington Court New Lenox
Summary: Person/s unknown entered a vehicle and stole a black backpack containing only school paperwork. Video surveillance showed two men exiting the vehicle with hats and hoods totally obscuring their faces. They are observed driving a red vehicle.
Location: 20000 block of S. Graceland Lane Frankfort
Summary: Report taken at 5:30am. Person/s unknown stole a 2013 Kia Optima from the street in front of a residence. The owner left the vehicle unlocked with the keys inside. While on scene, deputies were advised that around 3am other deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on the vehicle near Lincoln Highway and Harlem Avenue but the vehicle fled the scene.
1/14 Location: 23000 block of W. Copper Drive Plainfield
Summary: Person/s unknown broke into a home sometime in mid-December and again at the end of December/first of January. Stolen was silver dollars, USC, 30 antique sterling silver spoons and a large quantity of various jewelry.
Location: 21000 block of W. Douglas Lane Plainfield
Summary: Person/s unknown entered an unlocked vehicle and stole a wallet.
1/19 Location: 23000 block of W. Copper Drive Plainfield
Summary: Daniel J. Dupree, age 35, of 14405 S. Golden Lane in Plainfield was arrested for DUI, improper lane usage and reckless driving.
1/15 Location: 11018 W. Wilmington-Peotone Road Peotone Enchanted Shores Campground
Summary: Person/s unknown stole a 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 truck from a campsite. The vehicle was unlocked with the keys in the ignition. The vehicle was parked in front of the camper with the owner inside.
1/19 Location: S. Torrence and E. Steger Road Crete
Summary: Deputies responded to a call regarding a vehicle in a ditch. Upon arrival, they observed a Honda Pilot partially off the roadway. It was discovered that the vehicle had been stolen from Calumet Park.
1/20 Location: W. Exchange and Perry St. Crete
Summary: Kyisha Hodges, age 28, of 158 Indiana St. in Park Forest was cited for failure to signal, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and suspended registration.
1/14 Location: W. 167th St. and S. Bell Road
Summary: Dante Autullo, age 40, of 15704 Brassie Court in Orland Park was cited for speeding, driving while license revoked and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
1/15 Location: 14719 W. 163rd St. Cross of Glory Lutheran Church
Summary: Deputies spoke to the pastor who stated that they have experienced several cases of vandalism over the last month. She stated that a rainbow flag that hangs on a parking lot pole has been stolen three times (12/12/20, 12/14/20, and 12/27/20). Video camera revealed that two teenagers have climbed the pole and ripped the flag down. On 12/31, it was discovered that the front drive blacktop had been spray painted with a homophobic slur in white paint. The words were removed by church members. On 1/13, it was discovered that two large metal grills, located on the patio area, had been moved and pushed down the nearby hill.
1/14 Location: N. Raynor and Moran
Summary: Andrew Miller, age 24, of 1010 N. Raynor Avenue in Joliet was cited for operating vehicle with suspended registration, driving while license suspended, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, no valid registration and improper use of registration.
Location: W. Jefferson and Barney
Summary: Silverio Terrazas, age 29, of 419 S. Raynor in Joliet was cited for no registration lights, no driver’s license on person, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and driving while license suspended.
Location: Black Road and N. Larkin
Summary: Samara Reed, age 27, of 512 Kungs Way in Joliet was cited for obstructing traffic and driving while license suspended.
Location: Collins and Jackson
Summary: Omar DeJesus Cervantes-Contreras, age 26, of 403 Bridge in Joliet was cited for no valid driver’s license.
1/15 Location: S. Chicago and Osgood
Summary: Maria Banuelos Ibarra, age 25, of 1106 Parkwood Drive in Joliet was cited for improper lighting and no valid driver’s license.
Location: W. Jefferson and N. Center
Summary: Brandon McClain, age 35, of 495 S. Weber Road in Romeoville was cited for driving while license suspended.
Location: 2300 block of Melrose St.
Summary: Person/s unknown shattered out the driver’s side window of a vehicle. Two checkbooks were stolen.
Location: Stern and Kelly Avenue
Summary: Adam J. Gresham, age 26, of 315 1st Avenue in Joliet was cited for failure to yield stop sign and driving while license suspended.
1/18 Location: Walnut and E. Cass
Summary: Juan Pinos-Matute, age 29, of 1810 Arbor Lane in Crest Hill was cited for driving while license suspended and improper display of registration.
1/20 Location: I80 and S. Larkin
Summary: Isiah Requena, age 19, of 508 Mohawk in Joliet was arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of ammunition and no FOID card.