September 2012 Archives

Man faces felony charge after attempting to detonate bomb

A man is facing a felony charge after being accused of attempting to detonate a bomb in Illinois. The 18-year-old U.S citizen allegedly spent several months researching jihad and posted on how he was going to kill Americans. He attracted the notice of federal authorities, who then appear to have groomed the man into attempting a terrorist action. When he allegedly attempted to detonate a fake bomb in Chicago, he was arrested on at least one felony charge.

Two men face felony charge after working on driveway

Two Illinois men face a felony charge related to home repairs for an elderly man. The homeowner allegedly gave the two workers $4,000 to seal his driveway. However, the two allegedly never returned to the home to give the man a warranty for the coating they used, which led to a felony charge of aggravated home repair fraud.

Illinois juvenile offense: 2 teens held on charges

Two Illinois teenagers are in trouble with the law after being accused of involvement in a string of burglaries. The juvenile offense allegedly occurred when the teens entered several vehicles parked on a street in Maryville, Illinois, with the intent to commit a crime. They are now facing several charges in that incident as well as prior incidents.

Traffic stop results in drug crime charges in Illinois

An Illinois man is facing criminal charges after a routine traffic stop. He was traveling in early morning hours on a recent Saturday when he was stopped by a sheriff's deputy who noticed the man's rear license plate light was not functioning. The traffic stop led to the man being charged with a drug crime, which could have serious ramifications if he is unable to avoid conviction.

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