Residents From Plainfield, Joliet Arrested after Black Friday Brawl: Police
Shoppers disrupted by melee; alleged combatants charged with mob action.
Black Friday shopping got a bit dicey in the wee hours of the morning, Nov. 23 at Louis Joliet Mall, according to police.
Officers from the Joliet Police Department were called to break up a brawl that allegedly started at Panera Bread and spilled out into the mall.
Will County jail reports show the charges ranged from mob action in combination with aggravated battery and one for resisting arrest.
Along with a 16-year-old girl, two Joliet residents were arrested by Joliet police and taken to the Will County jail:
- Maria Martinez, 18, was charged with felony mob action and aggravated battery. Bond is set at $15,000.
- Julio Lopez, 19, was charged with mob action. Bond is set at $15,000.
From Plainfield, Joliet police arrested two men, who were booked into the county jail:
- Juan L. Perez, 19, was charged with mob action and aggravated battery. Bond is set at $10,000.
- Thaddeus A. Catrejon, 22, was charged with resisting arrest. There is no booking record for him at Will County jail.
From Chicago, Joliet police arrested:
- Raymond Pizarro, 19, who was charged with mob action and aggravated battery. His bond was set at $150,000.
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