FUGITIVE WANTED IN INDIANA FOR
ATTEMPTED MURDER ARRESTED
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
—Bond was denied for a man wanted for a number of charges, including attempted murder, in Elkhart County, Indiana County, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today.
Jimmy Harmon, also known as Christopher Bolden, 31, was arrested by officers in the Cook County Sheriff’s Central Warrant Unit on Friday, November 18th. Harmon was also wanted on a warrant by the Harvey Police Department.
The Cook County Sheriff’s Central Warrant Unit received information that Harmon had an active Order of Protection, filed November 8, 2011. Attached to the Order was an active warrant for Criminal Damage to a Vehicle. Central Warrant Unit personnel conducting an investigation on the Order of Protection determined Harmon was also wanted on 3 additional out-of-state warrants. Further investigation revealed Harmon had been eluding arrest for nearly 3 years on the warrants from Elkhart County, IN.
Through numerous interviews, Harmon’s location was narrowed down to the south suburbs of Cook County. On November 18, 2011 Harmon’s whereabouts were confirmed to be at an apartment complex located on the 500 block of Jeffery Avenue in Calumet City. The Sheriff’s Central Warrant Unit proceeded to the location and a positive ID was made of Harmon, who was visible from the street through a front window of the building.
Central Warrant Unit personnel knocked on the door and announced their office and were allowed entry into the building through the front door by a relative of Harmon. A search was conducted of the residence, and Harmon was located hiding in a hallway closet behind some clothing items. Harmon was ordered to exit the closet and was placed into custody without further incident.
Harmon is currently being held in the Cook County Jail on his outstanding warrants. Those warrants include:
- Harvey Police Department: Criminal Damage to Vehicle
- Elkhart County, IN: Count 1 Attempt Murder - Class A Felony. Count 2 Aggravated Battery - Class B Felony. Count 3 Battery Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury - Class C Felony
- Elkhart County, IN: Count 1 Operating Vehicle Causing Serious Bodily Injury – Class D Felony. Count 2 Serious Bodily Injury with Alcohol .08 – Class D Felony.
Information on thousands of people wanted for everything from murder and robbery to writing bad checks or failing to pay child support is available online at www.cookcountysheriff.com. The “Fugitive Warrants” link provides names and last known addresses for nearly 44,000 people who have active warrants issued for their arrest by a Cook County criminal court judge. Information about wanted subjects can be anonymously provided to investigators by calling 708-865-4902 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.