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Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax tracks down suspect who seriously injured person in Lakemoor

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Canine Dax on Saturday successfully tracked down a suspect who battered another person, leaving them seriously injured in Lakemoor. Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy John Forlenza and his canine partner Dax were requested around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The duo was called to the 100 block of Windward Road in Lakemoor to assist […]

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Case dismissed against state employee charged with battering resident at Waukegan disabilities home

Prosecutors have dismissed charges against a state-employed caregiver accused of battering a resident at an assisted living center in Waukegan. The defendant’s lawyer said his client was “railroaded.” Brandy L. Johnson, 42, of Beach Park, was charged with one count of official misconduct, a Class 3 felony, and one count of abuse of a long-term […]