Morris Home Invasion

Morris Home Invasion
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Morris Home Invasion (Morris, IL) — On Wednesday, February 16th, 2022, the Morris Police Department responded to a reported Home Invasion in the 500 block of Thomas Drive. The initial call reported 5 suspects broke into a home, stole a cell phone and battered an elderly male who resided there. The homeowner was transported to Morris Hospital with a non-life threatening head injury. An investigation immediately following resulted in the arrest of two adults (Richard Kelly, 22 years old of Morris and Gavin Bensa, 18 years old of Morris) and two juveniles.

Fifth Morris Home Invasion Suspect Currently Incarcerated, Parole Violator

After further investigation, an arrest warrant for the fifth suspect, Myles L. Jones, 24 years old of Joliet, was issued on Friday, March 11th, for the offense of Home Invasion (Class X Felony). His bond was set at $300,000.00, 10% to apply.

Jones is currently incarcerated at the DuPage County Jail on unrelated charges. He also has a hold for the Illinois Department of Corrections for a parole violation.

The Morris Police Department is committed to:

  1. Developing and maintaining partnerships with the community.
  2. Providing responsive and personalized police services.
  3. Detecting and apprehending criminal offenders.
  4. Maintaining the highest degree of integrity and professionalism by our actions.
  5. Employing proactive policing strategies.

About Morris, Illinois

Morris is an inviting community nestled in the northeastern quadrant of Illinois, just an hour Southwest of Chicago. It boasts a diversified business base including manufacturing, construction, technology and energy. We are fortunate to have exceptional healthcare and quality education.

The City of Morris is loaded with charm, has a rich history, and a modern attitude! The City celebrates its many community festivals and events, its eclectic and historical downtown with unique shops, and its many great restaurants. All together, it’s why Morris is an ideal community to raise a family, start a business, celebrate success!

Morris Home Invasion


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