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Police: Joliet man found with drugs, loaded gun

Johnnie P. Green[]

JOLIET – A Joliet man was arrested in connection with possessing cocaine, weapons and drug paraphernalia, and on a charge of aggravated battery, police said.

At 8 p.m. Thursday, Joliet police officers served several arrest warrants on Johnnie P. Green, 36, at his home in the 700 block of Mason Avenue, Joliet Deputy Police Chief Ed Gregory said.

Officers searched the apartment Green was living in and reportedly recovered cocaine, a loaded semi-automatic handgun, drug equipment and drug paraphernalia, Gregory said.

Green was arrested and booked into Will County jail.

His bond was set at $250,000. Green was charged with possession of any substance with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a weapon by felon and aggravated battery.

Green was scheduled to appear in court Jan. 31.