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Regional Police Report: Drew Peterson Murder Case Drawing To A Close, Cougar Sought In Glencoe and More

The following is a selection of police-related items reported in area Patches recently. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Joliet

in the Drew Peterson and closing arguments are set for Tuesday, Sept. 4.

, a former Bolingbrook police officer, is . and her death initially was ruled an accident. .

Peterson's fourth wife, and was never found.

Glencoe

After of a potential cougar in the north shore, Glencoe Public Safety’s attempts at catching the cat on film remain unsuccessful.

Glencoe’s Animal Control Specialist Katie Sweeney said , only to be taken down after two weeks because it only captured photos of wildlife native to the village. And while there was another possible sighting of the cat on Saturday, there was .

“We actually had a report of a sighting this past Saturday, but our officers responded, checked out the area and there were no footprints,” Sweeny said. “The sighting was reported to be a . What would really substantiate these sightings would be .”

Crystal Lake

arrested a McHenry man after an alleged battery incident between him and a woman he had briefly dated.

, faces several charges including attempted first degree murder and aggravated domestic battery. Police arrested Henshall after a domestic battery call at 11:30 p.m. Friday Aug. 24. Police said .

Palatine

A 13-year-old boy from Palatine Sunday, Aug. 26 in Effingham County.

, was about eight feet in the air and fell onto the edge of a small cliff. A county official said that Stepp might have hit his head before rolling off the cliff and into a pond. The fall to the water was another eight feet, the official said.

The official said that family members an .

“No one could get to him,” said Terry Trueblood of the Effingham County Dive-Rescue Team. “There is and the average swimmer can’t even free dive that deep.”

Park Ridge

A 23-year-old Chicago man was charged with armed robbery, a class-X felony, .

Antonio C. Olivier is near the intersection of Elm Street and Wisner Avenue on Aug. 22 around 9:30 p.m.

Olivier directed the cab driver to an unlit street claiming that he needed to speak to his family. When the driver pulled over, Oliver then proceeded to stab the man in the head and stomach, police said. Olivier .

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