Police News 07-24-14
Peoria Man Indicted On Robbery Charges (Peoria, IL) -- A Peorian who is facing charges in a pending robbery case and is also an alleged member of the street gang, Zone four was indicted by a Peoria County Grand Jury earlier this week in connection with another robbery case. 20-year old Darrell D. Booker, Jr., was indicted by the grand jury on Tuesday. Booker has been charged with aggravated robbery, robbery and armed robbery. Police this robbery case stems from the hold up that took place recently an Pennsylvania Terrace Apartments. Booker is due back in court to face the indictment today. Fatal Missouri Accident Claims Lives of Three Benson Family Members (Benson, IL) -- Authorities in Camden County, Missouri are continuing to investigate an accident that claimed four victims, including three who are from Benson, Illinois. Authorities say that 50-year old Terry L. Schroeder, 46-year old Cindy Schroeder and 14-year old, all of Benson were killed in the accident. 14-year old Donnie Schroeder, also of Benson survived the accident but was taken to a hospital in Columbia, Missouri by helicopter with what authorities called serious injuries. Also killed in the accident was Randal Estes of Missouri. Authorities in Missouri say that all four of the fatalities were pronounced dead at the scene. Man Found Bound And Gagged On I-55 (Raymond, IL) -- Police are looking for three men who allegedly posed as cops and robbed a man on I-55. State Troopers found the victim bound and gagged on the side of the road near Raymond late Tuesday night. The victim says a dark colored SUV pulled up behind him and turned on flashing red lights. The man says he pulled over and three armed men wearing masks got out of the vehicle and stole 55-hundred-dollars from him.