Patch Roundup: $3M Heroin Drug Bust Made at Area Mall

Plus: A local "Biggest Loser" contestant is sent home • Men are arrested after "biting" a police officer • The executive director of the Plainfield Park District resigns and more.

Here are some of the top stories from the past week in Patch's southwest suburban region:

JOLIET - Joliet School Janitor Sold Coke, Pot out of House
Rodney Kelly was arrested at his job at Sanchez Elementary School after Joliet police executed a search warrant and found drugs and other items in his home.

JOLIET - Joliet Drug Squad Busts 3 Men with $3M in Heroin at Bolingbrook Mall - Two Joliet men and one from Lindenhurst were taken into custody and charged with manufacture/delivery of 900-plus grams of heroin.

OSWEGO - Vote for the Best Vet in the Area - Give a "high paw" to the best veterinarian office or clinic in the area with a vote!

OSWEGO - Morris Property Development Withdraws Request for Lower Fees - The proposed 906-unit Orchard Road apartment complex had earlier asked the Village and School District to consider reducing impact fees.

PLAINFIELD -  Peck Resigns from Plainfield Park District - If you've been following the brouhaha over at the PTPD: In his resignation letter, Peck apologized to the local Republican party, and also said he will not seek payout of his contract. 

PLAINFIELD - Plainfield Contestant Goes Home on 'The Biggest Loser' - Tanya Winfield will still compete to be the at-home winner at the season finale in two weeks.

BOLINGBROOK - 2 Bolingbrook Men Arrested After Officers Are Attacked & 1 is Bitten, Police Say - Michael E. Medeiros and Charles R. Toliver are taken into custody following an incident Sunday near the intersection of Bedford Road and Rockhurst Road.


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