Category: Crime

One Arrested During Another Morning Raid in Maywood on Sept. 19

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

A Maywood man was arrested during a raid carried out by a Maywood Police drug tactical unit and members of Cook County’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force early on Sept. 19.

Law enforcement authorities arrested Jamal Howlett, 32, at his home on the 1600 block of South 8th Ave. in Maywood on early Tuesday morning, said Maywood Lt. Dennis Diaz.

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Two Men Arrested During Raid in Maywood on Sept. 16

Monday, September 18, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Two men were arrested in a raid that happened Saturday, Sept. 16 in Maywood, according to Maywood police.

After obtaining a search warrant, members of Maywood’s tactical unit conducted a raid at 619 S. 4th Ave., where 29-year-old Cordell Brown lives.

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Murder of ‘Gentle Giant’ Shocks A Community Now Searching for Answers

Saturday, September 9, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Feature image: Michael Jones, 14, who was murdered in Maywood last month. | Photo from Jones’ obituary

After 14-year-old Michael Israel Jones was fatally shot on the afternoon of Aug. 30 while walking in the 600 block of 11th Ave. in Maywood, many community members were perplexed.

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Man Dies After Crashing Into Five Cars in Maywood on Sept. 6

Thursday, September 7, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 4:49 p.m.

One man is dead after a multi-car collision that happened in Maywood on Sept. 6, according to police.

The incident happened at the corner of 15th Ave. and St. Charles Rd., at around 5:09 p.m., according to Maywood Police Officer Pirsia Allen, who said he was on the scene of the crash when it happened.

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Four Shot in Bellwood on Labor Day, Sept. 4

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

According to a Sept. 5 Chicago Tribune report, four people were injured during a shooting that happened at around 11 p.m. on the 1000 block of Bellwood Ave. in Bellwood on Sept. 4, according to local police.

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14-year-old, Shot in Maywood on Aug. 30, Dies

Thursday, August 31, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

A juvenile who had been in critical condition at Loyola University Medical Center after an afternoon shooting in Maywood on Aug. 30 has died, according to authorities.

The shooting happened at around 4 p.m. on Aug. 30 on the 600 block of 11th Ave. in Maywood, said Maywood Police Chief Val Talley, who added that this is the village’s ninth homicide of 2017.

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Juvenile in Critical Condition After Maywood Shooting on Aug. 30

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

A juvenile is in critical condition at Loyola University Medical Center after an afternoon shooting in Maywood, according to authorities.

The shooting happened at around 4 p.m. on Aug. 30 on the 600 block of 11th Ave. in Maywood, said Maywood Police Chief Val Talley. The identity of the victim, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds, has not been revealed.

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