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7 subjects suspected in burglary taken into custody after standoff with police in Highland Park

Seven subjects, who were suspected in a burglary, were questioned by police following a brief standoff in Highland Park Saturday afternoon as numerous home burglaries have recently been reported in the area. The Highland Park Police Department responded around 3:30 p.m. Saturday to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the driveway of a home […]

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Lake County sees increase in ruse burglaries where offenders distract homeowners, steal from homes

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has issued an alert to residents warning that ruse burglaries, where offenders distract homeowners and other suspects enter their homes to steal, have increased recently. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said the increase has been seen throughout Northeastern Illinois, not just Lake County, in the last several […]

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6 charged in burglary ring targeting video gaming machines in Lake, McHenry and other counties

A crew of six have been charged after approximately $400,000 was stolen during burglaries targeting video gaming machines at businesses in Lake and McHenry counties and surrounding counties. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Thursday announced charges against Giulia Wuttke, Gino Wuttke and Alyssa Slouka alleging they broke into businesses around Illinois and stole from […]

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Police issue warning after video captures thief trying to steal, burglarize cars in Antioch

Police are warning residents after a suspect was caught on camera attempting to enter cars in broad daylight in Antioch. The suspect was successful in stealing a car, which was later used in a crime. The Antioch Police Department said they have been reminding residents to follow a bedtime routine of making sure their cars […]

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Multiple suspects commit 6 smash-and-grab burglaries at businesses in Vernon Hills

Police say they are searching for multiple suspects wanted for committing six smash-and-grab burglaries at businesses in Vernon Hills early Monday morning. Vernon Hills Police Department Crime Prevention Officer Jeff Hemesath said his department is investigating the string of commercial burglaries. Officers responded around 3:55 a.m. Monday to a commercial burglary at Rivertree Court shopping […]

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‘Becoming more brazen’: Police warn residents of suspects entering homes in Antioch

Police are warning residents in Antioch after approximately a dozen burglaries were reported, including some of which involved suspects trying to enter homes, which officials called “brazen.” The Village of Antioch said they encourage residents once again to lock their homes and vehicles to help combat crime. Police warn the latest instance of the burglaries […]

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Charges filed against 5 suspects who led police on chase into Chicago following Lake County gas station burglaries

Five suspects, including one who was out on bond for attempted murder, have been charged with burglarizing gas stations in Lake County and leading police on a pursuit into Chicago. The Riverwoods Police Department received a call of a burglar alarm around 3:06 a.m. Tuesday at the Mobil gas station, located at Deerfield Road and […]