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Archive for November 21st, 2011

Warrant issued for the teen found with a gun at Princeton High School

Posted by wlpo on November 21, 2011

Locked doors, photo IDs on lanyards and a new emergency page system are a few ways Princeton High School officials are beefing up security after a former student arrived with a loaded shotgun.

The school’s website lists 10 updated security measures, including requiring visitors to check in with the main office to receive a pass.

Police say Blake Schmidt was able to enter the school last Wednesday.  Police say he was “distraught and emotional” looking but never threatened anyone.

Schmidt’s expected to be arrested on a warrant for felony unlawful use of a weapon once he’s released from a hospital.

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Police are looking for stolen pickup truck

Posted by wlpo on November 21, 2011

Keep an eye out for a silver Chevy pickup truck, it could be stolen.  The La Salle County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a truck that was stolen from rural Streator early Monday morning.

Police believe there was a black rifle and case in the bed of the truck.  If you notice the truck, call the police.

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