JOLIET – In response to the defense’s motion to substitute the judge in the Drew Peterson case, Chief Judge Gerald Kinney on Monday assigned the case to Circuit Judge Stephen White.
Judge White scheduled a hearing for 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 3 at the Will County Courthouse, 14 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. It appears at this moment that the hearing will be held in Courtroom 402.
The hearing will be on the prosecution’s motion to seal discovery filings and an anticipated objection to the state’s motion by the defense.
Mr. Peterson did appear in court this morning.