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Chicago Men Charged with Bolingbrook Home Invasion, Armed Robbery

Two officers suffered minor injuries while apprehending one suspect, police said.

Jerry Griffin. Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office
Jerry Griffin. Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office
Two Chicago men face multiple charges after a home invasion and armed robbery in the 400 block of Sioux Drive on Saturday, police said.

Lt. Mike Rompa said officers responded quickly to a report of subjects inside a home, threatening residents with a gun. Police said there were two adults and two children in the home at the time of the incident.

While police arrived, the offenders were still inside the home. One suspect jumped out of a second-floor window, with several officers in pursuit, Rompa said. After a lengthy foot chase, Rompa said the suspect "actively fought his arrest" and caused minor injuries to two officers.

The other offender was apprehended inside the home, according to police. Both men have lengthy criminal histories, Rompa said.

Jerry Griffin, 32, and Keauncie Lee, 26, of Chicago, were both arrested and take the the Will County jail on charges of home invasion, armed robbery, resisting arrest, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon, four counts of aggravated battery, no FOID card, unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition and aggravated unlawful restraint, police said.

Rompa said the gun, a loaded Glock, was found next to the window where one offender had jumped. Cash that had been stolen from one of the victims was recovered, police said.



Melanie Shag May 27, 2014 at 07:57 AM
PLUS, I just work here but once time co-worker thought she heard someone in her house and when she called 911, at least 15 Bolingbrook Officers responded within 3-5 mins swarming the house and surrounding streets!! They were all clothed all in black so there must be a special tactical team that is undercover for home invasions. Amazing work!!
American Citizen May 28, 2014 at 09:03 AM
Cops should have saved tax payer dollars and offed these pos
Melanie Shag June 16, 2014 at 06:58 PM
omg YOUR the problem. Stop bringing GOD into this when he has already made the law to NOT TO STEAL in the 10 Commandments. Punish your children when young. STOP defending.

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