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Joliet man threatens multiple people with gun: cops

Levertis Logan
Levertis Logan

A Joliet man threatened multiple people with a firearm while inside his residence on Jerald Drive, police said.

About 3:50 p.m. Monday, officers went to the 1000 block of Jerald Drive after receiving a report of a disturbance at a residence involving a man with a firearm, Joliet police said in a news release.

Officers arrived at the scene and determined 33-year-old Levertis K. Logan threatened multiple people inside his residence with a firearm, police said.

When Logan saw the officers, he ran into a bedroom before coming back out to speak with officers, police said. The officers were granted consent to check the bedroom and found a loaded firearm with a defaced serial number, police said.

Logan was taken into custody on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon by felon and defacing the identification markings of a firearm.

On April 18, Logan was charged with identity theft and theft of labor services, court records show. The charges stem from a Joliet police investigation. The case has been scheduled for a plea hearing on June 12.

On July 24, 2015, Logan pleaded guilty to aggravated battery, court records show. He was sentenced to two days in jail, credited with one day already served and 30 months of probation. His probation was terminated on Jan. 23, 2018.

On Jan. 17, 2018, Logan pleaded guilty to driving 26 to 34 mph over the speed the limit, court records show. He was sentenced to a year of court supervision and ordered to pay $640 in fines.

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