Rockie Douglass, 36
12700 block of Major Avenue, Beach Park, IL.
1 count of Murder – Strong Probability of Death / Injury
1 count of Murder – Other Forcible Felony
1 count of Vehicular Hijacking – Agg – Weapon
1 count of Possession of Stolen Motor Vehicle
Central Bond Court, 26th and California – October 7, 2015
Douglas was charged with the above offenses in connection to a series of events that took place on December 20, 2013. During the first incident, which took place at approximately 11:20 a.m. in the 800 block of W Irving Park, Douglass hijacked a 60-year-old female’s vehicle and fled the scene. A short time later, the offender, still operating the stolen vehicle struck a car traveling eastbound on Garfield at Halsted thereby causing fatal injuries to a male 11-year-old. Douglass subsequently hijacked a second vehicle and fled the city limits. He was recently extradited from Wisconsin Corrections Department and charged accordingly. No further details are available at this time