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Spanish Daily Journal
     July 10, 2019      #57-191 sdj 0
 
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Yisel Perez Varela
More time in jail for KHS grad  

KANKAKEE — Unable to make bail, a 2018 Kankakee High School graduate likely will end up being in jail for more than a year on drug charges before she gets her day in court.

Yisel Guadalupe Perez Varela, now 19, appeared on a video monitor Tuesday in Kankakee County Court, wearing a jail jumpsuit and sporting two braided ponytails.

When she was arrested in July 2018, Varela had no criminal record, worked at a Kankakee loan company and let police look at her phone, according to court documents.

On social media, her then-boyfriend took the blame for the crime, saying Varela was innocent. ...

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