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Police: Plainfield Academy Student Attacked Staff Member

Arrests and incidents reported by Plainfield police, other agencies.

Jan. 15

Diamond J. Maxwell, 19, of the 11000 block of Independence Drive, Plainfield, was arrested by Plainfield police and taken to the Will County jail after allegedly assaulting a staff member at Plainfield Academy. Sgt. Mike Fisher said Maxwell "got into a minor scuffle with a staff member" Monday at the campus. The incident was handled by Plainfield Academy's school resource officer, Fisher said. Because the teen is legally an adult, he was taken to the Will County Adult Detention Center, where he was booked on a charge of aggravated battery in a public place, police said. According to Fisher, the teacher was not injured in the scuffle. As of Wednesday, Maxwell was being held in lieu of $7,500 bail.

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Matthew Ryan, 41, was arrested by Plainfield police on an in-state warrant at 7:42 p.m. at his home in the 12000 block of Waterford Boulevard, police said.

Brittany Beatty, 22, was arrested by Plainfield police on an in-state warrant at 8 p.m. at her home in the 14000 block of Hunt Club Lane, police said.

Jan. 11

Rose Callese, 52, of the 600 block of 7th Avenue, Marseilles, was arrested by Plainfield police at 8:42 p.m. at Meijer, 13521 S. Route 59, and charged with retail theft, police said.

Jan. 10

Robert Ziller, 51, of the 7200 block of Bradley Drive, Plainfield, was arrested by Plainfield police at 8:05 p.m. at County Line and Indian Boundary roads and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, police said.

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thepatchisembarrassing January 19, 2013 at 02:44 AM
This is funny. Typical Patch "reporting". Headline says "Student attacks staff member" yet the first paragraph says "got into a minor scuffle". This rag uses the oldest tricks in the book and still can't get attention from most people in a small town like Plainfield. You guys are really, really bad at your hobby.
Erica January 21, 2013 at 12:13 AM
At 19 years old, why are we still trying to educate him? We are wasting good tax dollars on someone who doesn't want to help himself.
Hugo January 21, 2013 at 02:53 AM
Good point.
jb January 22, 2013 at 12:08 PM
Well....well.....he strikes again....shocking!
jb January 22, 2013 at 12:09 PM
I believe so...I sure recognize the name

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