Press Release: 2018

Man gets life in prison for bludgeoning deaths in double murder case

December 13 JOLIET – Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow today announced that a Bourbonnais man who was convicted in the double murder of a man and woman bludgeoned to death in a Joliet auto body shop in 2016 has been sentenced to life in prison. William N. Krasawski, 43, was sentenced Wednesday by Circuit […]

Glasgow Taps Accomplished Journalist, Government Administrator, and Attorney to Spearhead Groundbreaking Community Initiatives

November 27 Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow today announced that he has created a new position to assist him in advancing community crime prevention and justice initiatives, engaging with members of the community, creating partnerships, and communicating with the public and media.  “The Director of Public Affairs, Community Engagement and Partnerships will aid in […]

State’s Attorney Glasgow’s Crimes Against Children Unit assists in investigation, arrest of man charged with soliciting minor

October 3 JOLIET – Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announces that his Crimes Against Children Unit played a major role in the investigation and arrest of a Bradley man on charges alleging the suspect solicited someone he believed to be a 13-year-old girl from Virginia for sex. Martin Franklin Walter Bollhorst, 54, was arrested […]

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Drew Peterson appeal

October 1 JOLIET – Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow was pleased but not surprised to learn today that Drew Peterson’s petition to appeal his case to the U.S. Supreme Court has been denied. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday announced it has denied Peterson’s Petition for Writ of Certiorari. The denial means the U.S. […]

State’s Attorney Glasgow to host Child Sex Trafficking Summit/

August 13 JOLIET – Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow will host a Child Sex Trafficking Summit in September during which Will County community leaders will discuss steps already being taken to protect our children and outline future strategies to end this horrific exploitation. The summit, which the State’s Attorney is hosting in conjunction with […]

Shorewood man gets 24 years for Drug Induced Homicide

July 27 JOLIET – Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announces that a Shorewood man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for supplying the heroin that caused the overdose death of a young woman. At the conclusion of a bench trial, Circuit Judge Dave Carlson in October found Dwight Musson, 38, guilty of […]

10th annual Men Who Cook shifts gears to Chicagoland Speedway location; professional/commercial cook category added to wildly popular fundraiser

July 24 State’s Attorney Glasgow to present Glen Marcum Award to Pipefitters Local 597 JOLIET – The organizers for Men Who Cook, hit the road this year looking for a larger space to accommodate the expanding number of chefs and diners who race to what has become Will County’s most popular community event. The fundraiser, […]

Will County Adult Redeploy Illinois Court receives increased state funding, honors from National Association of Counties

July 19 JOLIET – Will County State’s Attorney Glasgow is pleased to announce the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority has increased funding for Will County Adult Redeploy Illinois (ARI) Court by $66,591 this year bringing the state grant total to $450,944. State’s Attorney Glasgow and Problem Solving Courts Coordinator Julie McCabe-Sterr display the 2018 Achievement […]

Plainfield man gets 12 life sentences for sexually abusing two young children over a 10-year period

July 17 JOLIET – Will County State’s Attorney Glasgow announces that a Plainfield man who sexually abused two young children over a period of 10 years received 12 consecutive life sentences for his crimes. A jury in March found David B. Libby, 52, guilty of 12 counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child. […]

Man gets 10 years for sexually assaulting babysitter

June 18 JOLIET – Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announces that a Joliet man who sexually assaulted his young son’s teenage babysitter was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday. Victor Reyes-Jacobo, 34, pleaded guilty to Criminal Sexual Assault, a Class 1 Felony, in March. Circuit Judge Sarah Jones handed down the sentence. […]