Police blotter


Kankakee police arrested James R. Gouge, 29, of Kankakee, on Feb. 6 and charged him with armed robbery. According to police, Gouge is accused of being one of five men who robbed his ex-girlfriend on Feb. 2 of items including cash and her phone in an alley in the 300 block of South Harrison Avenue. Police said on Feb. 6, Gouge was a passenger in a vehicle which was stopped by an officer in the area of East Court Street and South Schuyler Avenue. A Kankakee County judge set Gouge’s bond at $150,000.