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Police canine tracks down suspect who burglarized vehicles in Lake Bluff, rammed police car

A North Chicago police canine tracked down a suspect who burglarized vehicles in Lake Bluff and rammed a police car while fleeing from officers Tuesday morning. The Lake Bluff Police Department said multiple burglaries to vehicles occurred in the 300 block of East Center Avenue early Tuesday morning. The incidents occurred between midnight and 1:10 […]

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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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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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Zion man facing dozens of charges in connection with multiple burglaries, stolen vehicles in Crystal Lake

A Zion man is facing over 30 charges for allegedly burglarizing five businesses in Crystal Lake, stealing cars and fleeing from police. Kwantrell C. Williams, 24, of the 2300 block of Joppa Avenue in Zion, was charged with six counts of burglary, five counts of possession of a stolen vehicle, two counts of theft between […]