Joliet Casino Evacuated as High-Grade Fireworks Unearthed

Date:

Share post:

JOLIET, IL – Harrah’s Casino and Hotel in Joliet experienced a moment of chaos as the premises were swiftly evacuated due to the discovery of a powerful half stick of high-grade fireworks found inside one of the hotel rooms shortly after 1 p.m. Friday.

The Joliet Police Department responded promptly, conducting a thorough search of the entire property, including the parking decks. Although the explosive device lacked a wick or igniting mechanism, authorities are diligently investigating whether its presence was accidental. Efforts are underway to locate the registered occupant of the room to confirm the nature of the incident.

In an update, Joliet Police concluded their on-scene investigation, leading to the reopening of the Casino and Hotel to the public. They have reassured that there is no current risk to public safety. Further information will be released as it becomes available.

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

Lake Michigan Search Ends in Tragedy: Missing Man Found After 5 Days

Muskegon, MI – The body of a man was found Thursday afternoon in Lake Michigan, five days after...

Indiana Horse-Drawn Buggy Hit by Minivan, Two Injured After Buggy Flips

LaGrange County, IN - Two people are recovering after a crash involving a horse-drawn buggy and a minivan...

Disabled Car in Carmel Uncovers Stolen Firearm, Marijuana, and Cash

Carmel, IN - Police on patrol near E 96th Street and Meridian Street encountered a disabled vehicle Wednesday,...

Indiana Deputies Hunt for Owner of Abandoned Boat on Highway After Tire Fire

La Porte, IN - Authorities are seeking information regarding a boat abandoned on a highway after a trailer...