Illinois State Police (ISP) District 21 is reporting the arrest of Charlie L. Booker, 24, of Chicago for Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle.
On July 18, 2018 at approximately 1:25 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was informed of a rape and attempted murder suspect traveling through Kankakee County on I-57 in a stolen vehicle. The trooper located the vehicle on I-57 northbound at milepost 319. The trooper observed the vehicle traveling above the posted speed limit and conducted a felony traffic stop on I-57 northbound at milepost 332. Assisting officers arrived on scene and the driver, Charlie Booker, was placed under arrest without incident. Booker was transported to the Kankakee County Jail for processing. Booker was wanted for questioning from the Chicago Police Department for a rape and stabbing that had occurred a few days prior and he was also wanted from Memphis, TN for a rape, shooting, and theft of motor vehicle that had occurred earlier in the morning. Booker was charged with Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, Obstructing Identification, and Driving While License Suspended. Booker was also issued a citation for speeding. Booker is currently being held at the Kankakee County Jail for charges stemming from the incidents in Chicago and Memphis, TN