Woman Arrested After Disturbance, Police Charge Her with Aggravated Battery

New Lenox police arrested a 21-year-old Joliet woman and charged her with aggravated battery.

A disturbance April 17 at Silver Cross Hospital resulted in the arrest of 21-year-old Laquandra Archer, of Joliet. She was charged with aggravated battery.

According to New Lenox police, Archer was taken into custody about 7:50 p.m. after a man at Silver Cross Hopital, in the 1900 Block of Silver Cross Boulevard, complained that she battered him. She was charged with aggravated battery. No further details of the incident were noted in the report. 

Archer was booked into Will County jail where bond was set at $70,000.


Speeding Attracts Attention, Result is DUI Charge

Amanda Burklow, 22, of Manhattan, was stopped in her car about 1:40 a.m. at Route 30 and Roberts Road. According to the report, she had been speeding. Police say she had been drinking too. She was additionally cited for driving an uninsured vehicle.  

No arrests were made in connection other complaints filed last week.


$300 credit card fraud

New Lenox police are investigating a fraud complaint filed April 18. According to the report, someone in the 1500 block of Hoop Street, told police that $300 worth of unauthorized purchases were made on his credit card.


Criminal damage to property

Someone from the 1000 block of Cooper Road filed a criminal damage to property complaint after discovering that a mailbox there was damaged. Police are investigating the incident.

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Police blotter information is provided by the New Lenox Police Department. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome. If you have information about an unsolved crime, call the Investigations Unit at 815-462-6100.


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