Plainfield Blotter: Burglary, Using Electronic Communication Device While Driving

Plainfield-area arrests.

Joseph Depalma. Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office
Joseph Depalma. Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office

Dec. 6

Joseph Depalma, 18, of the 14000 block of Buckner, Plainfield, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the county jail on a charge of felony burglary, according to jail records. Bail was set at $3,000.

Dec. 9

Shawn R. O'Neill, 20, of the 6900 block of Great Falls Drive, Plainfield, was arrested by Joliet police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of using an electronic communication device while driving, driving on a suspended license and driving an uninsured vehicle, according to jail record. Bail was set at $500.

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TB Plfd December 12, 2013 at 07:03 AM
I was wondering when someone will finally got a ticket for using an electronic communication device while driving. back in aug I went with a friend to ISU area and on our drive there and back every single car we passed the driver was either on the phone or texting.
Ericus Alanas December 12, 2013 at 11:08 AM
It is almost impossible to actually get the ticket unless you admit to it. Since a police officer cannot gain access to your phone the burden of proof is on you unless they get a warrant, which they wont for a misdemeanor


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