Joke went horribly wrong
A Joliet man has lots of explaining to do, after a joke went horribly wrong.
At 12:41 p.m. Monday, Jeremy S. Donaldson, 33, was inside the Harris Bank branch at 801 N. Essington Rd. in Joliet while his 36-year-old girlfriend was waiting in the car, Deputy Chief Mike Trafton said.
“He sent her a text message saying a man with a gun was inside the bank,” Trafton said.
But Donaldson’s girlfriend didn’t get the joke, and called police to report a bank robbery. Swarms of officers showed up. (Read more.)