Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The police are hunting for a Matteson man they say pulled the trigger in a fatal shooting.
Saturday's deadly shooting in a Nicholson Street apartment was carried out by a Matteson man now wanted for murder, police said. Ruben Wayne Washington, 32, of 6333 Berry Trail in Matteson, was charged Tuesday with the murder of 31-year-old Antonio Tyler. Washington remains at large. Tyler was pronounced dead in an apartment at 110 Nicholson St. about 5:45 p.m. Saturday. Joliet police Cmdr. Brian Benton declined to give a motive for the killing but asked anyone with information on Washington's whereabouts to call detectives at 815-724-3020 or the Crime Stoppers of Will County hotline at 800-323-6734. Washington, who previously lived in Chicago, had been arrested by Joliet police on three prior occasions, most recently on a charge of …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The man wanted for a 1978 murder—for which another man spent two weeks in jail—had never been arrested before he was charged with the killing and has no fingerprints on file, police said.
During the two weeks a New Lenox man was wrongly jailed for a murder that another man was wanted for, Joliet detectives ran down and interviewed men and women with information on the 1978 killing. "Most of the witnesses are in their 70s and 80s," said Joliet police Cmdr. Brian Benton. "Following up on the information from these witnesses, some didn't recall from that far back." But the detectives charged with trying to find out whether they had the right person in jail had no other recourse—the man wanted for the killing had never been arrested, and his fingerprints are not on file, Benton said. The legwork resulted in locating a witness who said the man in jail, Pedro Hernandez, 67, was not the Pedro Hernandez wanted on a 35-year-old …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Missing mother Linda Fellenbaum—who is wanted on an arrest warrant—was tossed out of her Hinsdale apartment a month and a half before she vanished. Her toddler son remains missing as well.
Just a month and a half before she supposedly ran barefoot into the Joliet night, never to be seen again, DuPage County Sheriff's deputies served an eviction order at missing mom Linda Fellenbaum's Hinsdale apartment. Fellenbaum's possessions were carried from the apartment on Sept. 5 and left outside. By then, according to police, Fellenbaum, 33, was living with her new boyfriend, Donald Wolak, in his house on Joliet's west side. According to the report, she did not return to collect her things. Wolak and Fellenbaum's relationship started after they met online in late August, police said, but the affair had apparently soured by Oct. 16. That was when Wolak, 40, told police Fellenbaum stole a "large sum of cash" and one of his handguns. …
Monday, November 5, 2012
A Channahon woman was taken into custody by the Shorewood police.
A wanted woman from Channahon was apprehended in Shorewood by Shorewood police officers, the Shorewood police said. Jennifer Misiurewicz, 38, of 24231 Cree Drive was taken into custody shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday at 950 Brookforest Ave. Misiurewicz was arrested on two Will County warrants charging her with driving under the influence. Misiurewicz was released after posting bond.