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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
A Frankfort man claiming to be working as a private detective for the City of Joliet was jailed by actual detectives working for the City of Joliet.
A man claiming to be a private eye in the employ of the City of Joliet turned out to be a fraud with forged credentials, police said. Ryan Krusinger, 22, of 11759 Azure Drive in Frankfort was arrested and jailed about 10 a.m. Tuesday after a run-in with police outside the Will County Courthouse. DON'T MISS THE LATEST JOLIET NEWS. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER Krusinger's black Dodge Charger was parked illegally—and about three feet away from the curb—and an officer pulled over to write him a ticket, police said. But when the officer took a closer look, he reportedly noticed the Charger was outfitted with police lights. That was about the time Krusinger emerged from the courthouse. He walked up to his car and the officer with a …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Will County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a series of thefts from vehicles last week in Frankfort Square.
Will County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a string of possibly related vehicle burglaries that happen within a mile of one another in Frankfort Square, according to reports. Three of the burglaries occurred in the 20000 block of South Acorn Ridge, and the remaining two were in the 7700 blocks of West Grovewood Lane and West Ivy Court. The crimes took place between the night of Thursday, Sept. 23, and the early morning of Friday, Sept. 24, said sheriff's spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer. Although there was no direct evidence at the crime scenes linking the burglaries, deputies are assuming they were related, Hoffmeyer said. In the West Grovewood Lane incident, a .25-caliber Beretta, including the pistol's magazine and six rounds of …
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Richard Petrick could receive up to 35 years in prison after forcing his way into his ex-girlfriend's house and holding off sheriff's deputies with a gun.
An Indiana man who held off Will County Sheriff's deputies with a gun in Frankfort Square last year faces sentencing Wednesday, according to a press release from the Will County State's Attorney Office. Richard Petrick, of Merrillville, Ind., pleaded guilty in April to felony aggravated stalking, home invasion and aggravated assault charges after he forced his way into his former girlfriend's house in 2010. During the standoff with deputies, Petrick was shot in the eye. Petrick faces up to 35 years in prison.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Do video games and toy weaponry promote aggression in kids, or could we use these violent games to teach our kids valuable life lessons?
Last March, Science Daily published an overview of the research conducted by “distinguished professor” of psychology Craig Anderson, who stated that violence in video games, across the globe and through every socio-economic status, led to an increased incidence of violence in people. Period. So “definitive” were Anderson's findings that the Iowa State University faculty member (who, in the article, sits proudly beside what appears to be an enlarged version of his published work) saw no need for further research on the matter. But then, nine months later, the same outlet reported the results of another study: “Violent Video Games Not to Blame for Youth Aggression,” read the headline. And alas, the matter seems not so simple, and parents …