A Traffic Altercation Results In An Elderly Man Hospitalized And Charges For Another

On April 4th, 2021, at approximately 8:12 pm, officers were dispatched to a fight call in the 400 block of Wyeth Circle. Preliminary information indicated the incident stemmed from a traffic-related altercation. The victims, 60 and 70 years of age, observed a Black Chevrolet Equinox driving erratically in the area. The victims yelled at the offenders at which time both the victims and offenders stopped their vehicles and confronted each other.


The group in the Equinox attacked the two victims, knocking the 70 year old to the ground. The group, comprised of young adults and juveniles, proceeded to batter the victims. The offenders then fled the area.


The 70 year old victim was transported to an area hospital and is currently in critical but stable condition. An offender, Carnell Graves, 20 years of age, from Plainfield was located in the area and taken into custody.


Graves has been charged with mob action, but charges are being reviewed. Bolingbrook Police Detectives are currently investigating this case and additional arrests are forthcoming upon review of the State’s Attorney’s Office.


Anyone with information in regards to the incident can remain anonymous and contact the Bolingbrook Police Department Investigations Division at (630) 226-8620, Crime Stoppers at (630) 378-4772 or the download the P3 Community App. Callers can also submit a web tip at bolingrookcrimestoppers.org. Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous.


Bolingbrook Police Department Press Release