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Five-hour standoff ends with arrest of man who fired AR-15 on property, threatened police in Lockport

July 15, 2019 by Alex Ivanisevic, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

After a five-plus-hour standoff with police Monday night, a man was arrested for firing an AR-15 rifle recklessly in the area of Bruce Road and Lawrence Avenue that evening.

Ryan Gass, 35, faces two counts of reckless...

Police Reports: Lockport resident charged with retail theft

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

Lockport Police Department 

Aug. 9 

  • John Lee, 54, of Joliet, was charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license. An officer observed a vehicle...

Police Reports: Lockport Police Department issues fraud alert, warns residents of scams

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

“There are a number of fraud tactics being utilized by criminals,” the Lockport Police Department said in a statement Aug. 14. The LPD urges the community to, “protect yourself from scams.” 

One of the scams, among...

Police Reports: Lockport man charged with DUI

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

Julian Montoya, 22, of Lockport was charged with improper lane usage and driving under the influence On July 31 at approximately 12:54 a.m. Officers responded to the 800 block of Adams Street for a traffic crash involving a vehicle...