Man Sentenced In Naperville Ecstasy Case

WHEATON, Ill. (STMW) – A young motorist who led Naperville police on a 10-mile chase last summer following an aborted narcotics sale has been placed on three years of probation for that crime.

Joshua A. Stockwell, of Joliet, was also sentenced to six days in Will County Jail, time he has already served since being arrested.

Stockwell, 20, was sentenced Wednesday in Will County Circuit Court for the manufacture or delivery of between 10 and 15 Ecstasy pills. That followed his Aug. 25, 2010, meeting with undercover Naperville police attempting a “controlled buy” of the pills.

The deal was never consummated because Stockwell either changed his mind or became spooked during the meeting. He sped away from the area with police in pursuit.

Police eventually curbed his vehicle outside a home improvement store on Plainfield Road in Joliet, about 10 miles to the southeast. In addition to the drug charges, Stockwell was ticketed for reckless driving and driving without insurance.

Following his arrest, a judge allowed Stockwell to remain free on bail, on the condition he not abuse drugs prior to his sentencing. Stockwell ended up being jailed Jan. 7, after authorities determined he had ignored the judge’s order and used K2, a synthetic form of marijuana.

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  • fizzy

    I didn’t know K2 was considered a drug or that it is illegal.

    • aware

      Well maybe you should check up on the law!!! Of course ‘fizzy’ explains your comment.

  • Mr Mackey From South Park

    The young man is 20 years old, I hope he has learned a valuable lesson, Drugs Are Bad, MMkay.

  • Zarathrusta

    Apparently clout is alive and well in Will County. In Chicago you get “community service” if you’re caught taking a leak in an alley. And this guy gets probation for a cop car chase after a blown drug deal and violating the judge’s order?

    Hey! U.S. Attorney! Anybody out there?

    • Tammy

      It’s not like he was a black homie with a sack full of crack rocks.

  • Juanita

    Let me understand something, he committed one crime and got put probation , just got caught doing something else, when is enough going to be enough? When he get killed or kill someone else himself. He’s being set up for failure when he did get reprimated more harsher the first two times. Drugs kills , be a homie or having crack somebody pays.

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