Press Release: 2006

Teen Accused of Rape Disappears

January 26 JOLIET — A teen who has been accused of raping a young relative has disappeared.  It’s the latest twist in a controversial Will County criminal case.  On Jan. 8, Benyam Bereket-Ab, 20, telephoned and said he was in Ethiopia, said Zemeheret Bereket-Ab, his adoptive father. His family was stunned by the news.  “He […]

Teen victim’s mom charged

January 13 JOLIET — A Wilmington woman took $10,000 to cover up the crime of a man who repeatedly raped her disabled teenage daughter for months, State’s Attorney James Glasgow said Thursday.  “I’ve been doing this for 28 years, and I’ve never come across a case with allegations of this nature,” Glasgow said after announcing […]