London Stamps (22, Shorewood) was arrested, booked, and transported to the Will County Adult Detention Facility for Armed Robbery, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Aggravated Fleeing/Eluding a Peace Officer.
On October 22, 2021, at 1:34 PM, Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery that had occurred in the parking lot of McDonald’s (1515 West Jefferson Street) in Joliet. Investigating Officers determined that a 22-year-old male victim had met with Stamps in the parking lot at which time Stamps produced a handgun and demanded the victim’s money. The victim gave the money to Stamps. Stamps fled the area in a vehicle and the victim called 911.
Officers checking the area located Stamps traveling northbound in a vehicle near North Larkin Avenue and Glenwood Avenue. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle, but Stamps refused to stop, and a pursuit ensued. Stamps fled eastbound on Black Road at a high rate of speed and the pursuit was terminated for safety concerns.