PLAINFIELD, Ill. – A 52-year-old Jonah Madia is facing multiple charges after an alleged violent attack on his girlfriend, according to Joliet police.
Madia has been charged with several offenses, including domestic battery, unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, possession of cannabis, and possession of explosives, among others. This comes after an incident where Madia reportedly beat his girlfriend and threatened to shoot her at a home in Plainfield.
Police were alerted to the situation after receiving reports of a disturbance at the residence. Upon arrival, officers found Madia in a bedroom and detained him. They then located his girlfriend in another room with injuries sustained during the altercation.
The investigation also revealed that Madia had allegedly pointed a gun at the woman and fired it multiple times without injuring her. During the course of their investigation, officers also discovered a significant amount of suspected cannabis, LSD, fireworks, and ammunition in the residence.
The presence of a child at the scene has raised questions about the child’s relationship to the suspect and the victim. Authorities have not provided specific details on the matter.
The incident underscores the ongoing issue of domestic violence and the prevalence of illegal firearms and drugs in certain communities. It also highlights the importance of swift police response and thorough investigations to ensure the safety and well-being of victims.
As the case unfolds, authorities will continue their efforts to bring justice to the victim and hold the suspect accountable for his actions.