A Peoria man found himself arrested along with the three men who robbed him Tuesday night after he allegedly told police the trio stole the marijuana he had just bought.
Jermaine D. Mitchell, 21, of 4417 W. Rockwell Drive called police about 9:40 p.m. to report he had been robbed at gunpoint in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park, located in the 200 block of South MacArthur Highway.
Mitchell told officers the robbers stole his money, $48, and the nearly 40 grams of marijuana he just bought, police reports stated.
Police located three men matching the description of the suspects in the 1500 block of West Kettelle Street. Mitchell later identified all of them as the men who robbed him.
Arrested on charges of armed robbery were Patrick J. Duncan, 21, of 804 W. Meadows Place; Ryan S. Roberts, 19, of 311 Saratoga St.; and Tavier L. Williams, 19, of 2412 W. Wiswall St. Duncan also faces charges of unlawful use of a weapon, not having a valid firearm owner’s ID card and possessing more than 30 grams of marijuana. Williams also faces a charge of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.
Police also arrested Mitchell on a charge of possessing more than 30 grams of marijuana for admitting to having the drug.
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South Peoria sees rash of attempted car thefts
A car thief was apparently unsuccessful with stealing four cars Saturday evening but left them with ignitions broken.
Four South Peoria residents called police to report attempted vehicle thefts, all occurring between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday. The steering columns were pried off on all four cars, so the ignition no longer functioned.
Two residents said the cars were parked between the 700 and 1000 blocks of Blaine Street and another was a couple of blocks away in the 1600 block of Antoinette Street. The fourth reported his car was parked in the 900 block of Greenlawn, which was within the same three-block radius.
In each case, the thief either opened an unlocked door or broke out a window to get inside the car. Damages were estimated at about $500 for each vehicle.
Police have not formally connected the cases, and no arrests had been made as of Monday.
A juvenile court judge has moved the case of a 13-year-old boy accused of participating in the Oct. 21 armed robbery of the Downtown 66 gas station to adult court.
Peoria County Judge Chris Fredericksen ruled that Shyeim Chapai, of 241 Hancock, would be tried as an adult after a hearing Monday afternoon in the juvenile division of Peoria County Circuit Court.
Within a day of the ruling, a Peoria County grand jury indicted Chapai on a charge of armed robbery. He will be arraigned Thursday. Bond was set at $150,000.
Assistant State’s Attorney Ken Wilhelm argued the case should be moved to adult court, which means Chapai would face up to 30 years in prison if convicted. Had he remained in juvenile court, the case would have remained sealed, and any sentence would have ended when he turned 21.
The prosecutor showed the judge a video taken the night of the robbery. Chapai is allegedly seen walking into the station, pointing a handgun at the clerk and demanding money. Another boy, Danarious J. Kelly, 16, of 510 NE Adams St., Apt. 55, allegedly ran behind the counter, beat on the cash register and got about $500 before fleeing.
Kelly had already been charged as an adult on the same charge. His age and the charges made his case an automatic transfer,
Chapai’s attorney Chandra Justice told Fredericksen the case should remain in juvenile court. She cited her client’s past mental health issues as well as his age and lack of criminal history as reasons he should remain in the juvenile division.
Police were tipped to the boys after the clerk said he recognized one of them, and a fingerprint recovered at the gas station matched the boy. When questioned, Chapai allegedly admitted his involvement. Police later recovered the unloaded handgun.