Kankakee Man Detained for Mob Action in Manteno, Drawing 9mm Handgun in Fight

Date:

Share post:

Manteno, IL – An early morning dispute escalated swiftly, leading to the arrest of a Kankakee man on Tuesday. Authorities responded to reports of a brawl that took a dangerous turn when a handgun was allegedly brandished.

According to Manteno Police Department, the confrontation occurred around 8:30 AM. Neighbors, alarmed by the commotion, reportedly witnessed a man withdrawing a handgun from his waistband and pointing it at another individual. The prompt action of Manteno PD resulted in the detainment of Reggie J Croom at the scene. A subsequent search of Croom’s vehicle led to the discovery of a 9 mm handgun, adding to the charges.

Croom faces serious allegations, including mob action and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. These charges reflect the potential threat to public safety that the incident posed. Currently held at Jerome Combs Detention Center, Croom awaits further legal proceedings, with his bond or court appearance still pending.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Greenfield, Iowa Tornado Kills Four, Injures 35 in Adair County

ADAIR COUNTY, Iowa - State officials announced late Wednesday evening four fatalities and at least 35 injuries...

Indianapolis, IN – Empty Boat Leads Neighbors to Discover Body in Lake

Indianapolis, IN - Neighbors discovered an empty boat on Northdale Lake Wednesday afternoon, leading to the tragic finding...

Tinley Park Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Woodspring Suites

Tinley Park, IL - Tinley Park police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Woodspring...

Iowa Tornado: Storm Chaser Killed as Tornado Devastates Greenfield

Greenfield, IA - An EF3 tornado wreaked havoc in Greenfield, Iowa on Tuesday, resulting in at least four...