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Heroin Possession Nets Felony Arrest; Police Blotter

Domestic battery charges lands man in Will County Jail.

Heroin Possession Nets Felony Arrest; Police Blotter Heroin Possession Nets Felony Arrest; Police Blotter

An 18-year-old New Lenox man stopped for a simple traffic violation on Oct. 3 landed in Will County Jail when police discovered he was allegedly in possession of heroin. 

According the report, police stopped a car driven by Zachary Duncan, of the 300 block of Sunset Trail, in the area of Northgate and Stonegate Roads. After it was discovered that he was allegedly carrying police say the substance they "field tested" came up positive for heroin.

Duncan was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, between 15-100 grams. He was taken to Will County Jail and booked. He posted $1,500, which is 10 percent of the set bond.

Domestic Battery Results in Arrest

A 42-year-old Chicago man was charged Oct. 4 with domestic battery and criminal damage to property. He was taken to Will County Jail. 

Police say they were called to assist someone in a a parked car in the 800 block of W. Maple Street. According to the report, two adults on thier way home got into an argument while driving. The driver pulled over to park and one person was hit.

Consequently. Leroy McKelker was arrested and taken to Will County Jail. As of Oct. 5, he remains in jail. Bond is set at $10,000.

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