Dennis Mann is being held in the Will County jail pending extradition on charges filed in California.
A Joliet man is accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old female relative in 1990, according to Joliet Police Chief Michael Trafton. Dennis Mann, 56, 7011 Hadrian, was arrested last week on a California warrant citing charges of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child and sexual penetration, Trafton told the Joliet Herald News. Mann is being held in Will County jail pending extradition, the story said. DON'T MISS THE LATEST JOLIET NEWS. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER FOR A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT TAKE, FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK
Paige Sandstrom, 10, became frightened when the weather turned bad at the Taste of Joliet Friday night; her sister was able to pull her back into her seat.
One 10-year-old girl was so frightened by Friday night's impending storm that she tried to get off the Ferris wheel at the Taste of Joliet. Paige Sandstrom, who boarded the ride reluctantly, was scared as festival crowds started being evacuated whle she and her 12-year-old sister were still on the ride and tried to climb under the bar while seated at the highest point on the ride, according to a story in the Joliet Herald-News. The girl was pulled back into her seat by her sister and was not injured, although her mother is raising questions about while people were being allowed onto the Ferris wheel with thunderstorm -- with lightning -- was moving in, the story said. To read the full account, click here. Here are more stories about the …