Kankakee Bar Dispute Leads to Quick Police Action


Share post:

KANKAKEE — Tension ran high on South East Avenue Wednesday night when a local police officer intervened in a heated dispute outside a bar. 

According to reports it was around 10:30 pm, when 27-year-old Zachary Campbell of Manteno was reportedly spotted exiting a bar and aggressively confronting a woman. The situation escalated quickly, with Campbell allegedly attempting to strike the woman and later throwing a drink at her. 

Swift action by the observing officer led to a brief chase, ending with Campbell’s arrest a mere half block away. He now faces charges of aggravated assault and resisting arrest.


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

Glen Ellyn in Shock: Door Kicking Hate-Incident Alarms Local Community

GLEN ELLYN, IL – A neighborhood was disrupted on December 8th when an unsettling hate-driven incident unfolded.  According to police...

Tinley Park: Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Killed in Early Morning Traffic Crash

TINLEY PARK, Ill. — An off-duty Chicago police officer tragically lost his life early Saturday morning in a...

Dwight Public Works Building Engulfed in Flames, State Fire Marshal Investigating 

Dwight, IL – A fire ravaged the Dwight Public Works building overnight, with calls for emergency response dispatched...

Armed Robbery at Crestwood, IL Verizon Store, Police Seek Leads 

Crestwood, IL (December 8, 2023) – In an urgent appeal for community assistance, Crestwood Police are seeking leads following...