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Police: Woman in Jail After Stabbing Officers With Pen

A Joliet woman is being charged with two counts of aggravated battery to an officer after police said she stabbed two officers with a pen Saturday.

A Joliet woman is in jail today after authorities said she stabbed two Bolingbrook officers with a pen over the weekend inside the Bolingbrook Police Department’s headquarters.

Dawn Hogue, 31, of the 300 block of Oak Street in Joliet, is being charged with two counts of aggravated battery to a police officer and resisting or obstructing a peace officer following Saturday's incident.

Hogue was found at 7:30 a.m. in the Police Department’s lobby, where officers said she had made a mess. Hogue told officers she had nowhere to go and was told police could call a chaplain for her or help her find shelter, according to reports.

Eventually, police placed her at Groundworks, a social services agency in Joliet. But after about an hour, officers said Hogue reappeared in the Police Department’s lobby.

This time, officers said Hogue was behaving irrationally, and when police called the Bolingbrook Fire Department to perform an evaluation, she tried to leave. Police said officers tried to stop her and Hogue stabbed two of them with a pen, leaving wounds.

Bolingbrook Lt. Michael Rompa said both officers were treated at for their injuries.

Hogue was treated at the hospital as well and taken into custody upon her release. She remains in the Will County Adult Detention Facility.

Michele Cronsell April 06, 2011 at 01:59 AM
Why is she smiling in her mug shot????
Lucy April 06, 2011 at 01:04 PM
Michele, I think she's smiling because she's proud. She has absolutely no clue as to what she has done, nor does she even seem to care. Very scary.
Justice 2011 April 17, 2011 at 11:21 PM
This poor citizen needed help from clergy ,maybe the BBP should have call the chaplin and this could have been the officers chance to serve and protect a citizen.
Tom Selleck April 18, 2011 at 12:21 AM
Stupid comment by a stupid person! The Police Officers handled the situation by the Book! Smack that smile off of her stupid face! Whack!!!
Beth April 18, 2011 at 12:58 AM
Justice.......REALLY??? Wow, she stabbed them, trying to injur them when they were trying to do what was best for her.....get an evaluation! I think they served and protected by the book......obviously you don't know much about police work.
Joe Phillips June 22, 2011 at 09:59 PM
I wonder if she used a Sharpie?

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