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Two women accused of cheating on drug test, and more

These arrests were taken from Will County Sheriff’s Police reports released April 18 and information from the Will County Adult Detention Facility and Will County Circuit Clerk’s Office.


  • A deliveryman reportedly escaped injury by diving to the ground April 9 when he heard shots fired around 1:30 p.m. on the 100 block of Barry Avenue. Several residents told deputies they heard the shots in the area of Barry Avenue and Central Park.
  • An 18-year-old Shorewood male was arrested April 14 at the intersection of May Street and Nobes Avenue is scheduled to appear in court May 7 on a charge of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

Drug-Test Fraud

  • A 28-year-old Tinley Park woman and a 24-year-old Midlothian woman are scheduled to appear in court May 2 on charges of attempting to defeat a court-ordered drug test one day apart at the Will County courthouse. Sheriff’s Police monitoring court-ordered testing allegedly observed the Tinley Park woman on April 10 with a 1.5-ounce mouthwash bottle containing urine, and the Midlothian woman on April 11 with a urine sample in a hand-sanitizer bottle hidden in the leg of her pants. The Tinley Park woman was required to undergo testing as part of her suspended sentence on a conviction on November 2011 Tinley Park traffic tickets. The Midlothian woman was required to undergo the testing as part of the condition of her bail release on a charge of possessing a controlled substance in Joliet in January 2011.


  • A 32-inch television, a computer laptop, a Vizio Vtab tablet, and two PlayStation III gaming systems were reported taken April 13 from a home on the 600 block of West Zarley Boulevard. Entry was made by kicking in a door.
  • A stove and refrigerator were reported taken April 10 from a residence on the 600 block of Linden Avenue by three men who pulled a pickup truck up to the home, got out, kick in the back door and drive away with the appliances. Witnesses said the truck was red with a white stripe down the side.
  • A 2003 Yamaha mini bike and a 2006 Yamaha ATV were reported taken April 15 from a detached residential garage on the 100 block of Independence Avenue.
  • A Ruger .357-caliber revolver, a box of .38-caliber special ammo, a power drill and tile cutter were reported taken April 11 from a home on the 1100 block of Karner Drive.
  • Steel beams and pipes valued at $10,000 were reported taken, but recovered, April 12 from a concrete plant on the 22600 block of South Cherry Hill Road. After contacting Sheriff’s Police, an employee contacted a recycling firm on the 2800 block of New Lenox Road, which reportedly had purchased the metal from two men.
  • A 24-year-old Joliet-area man from the 200 block of Barr Elms Avenue is scheduled to appear in court May 4 for a preliminary hearing on a charge of residential burglary stemming from his April 12 arrest on the 600 block of Sandell Place. Sheriff’s Police reportedly apprehended the man as he was removing scrap from an unoccupied home and loading it into a red van. Two women with him were released without charges.
  • A 44-inch television was reported taken April 15 from a home on the 200 block of Barry Avenue.

Car Theft

  • A 1999 Honda Civic was reported stolen April 12 from the 1800 block of East Washington Street.


  • A 26-year-old Joliet-area woman from the 1100 block of North Hickory Street who allegedly brought marijuana into the Will County Adult Detention Facility on April 13 is scheduled to appear in court April 23 on a misdemeanor charge of possession of cannabis.


  • An 18-year-old Joliet-area female from the 400 block of Mohawk Street was arrested April 14 for battery at the intersection of Algonquin Street and Sterling Avenue.

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