Joseph Hocker

A man wanted for a horrific crime was found in Streator.

Officers in Streator Wednesday night did a warrant check at an apartment on North Everett Street.  They arrested 43-year-old Joseph Hocker on a warrant out of Kentucky for strong arm rape.  He was considered a fugitive from justice and is locked up in the La Salle County Jail.

Hocker is being held without bail. 

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