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Suspect caught by responding officers after allegedly forcing entry to burglarize gun shop in Winthrop Harbor

A Beach Park man was caught by responding officers after he forced entry to a gun store and attempted to steal guns from it in Winthrop Harbor, prosecutors said. Robert A. Tello, 30, of Beach Park, was charged with burglary, criminal damage to property, possession of burglary tools, two counts of resisting arrest and obstructing […]

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Man charged after suspects forced way into Highland Park house while residents slept, stealing over $100K in jewelry

A man has been arrested after multiple suspects forcibly broke into a home in Highland Park, awakening sleeping residents inside, and stealing over $100,000 worth of jewelry. Joe Mitchell, 37, of Harwood Heights, was charged with one count of residential burglary and one count of theft over $100,000, both Class 1 felonies. The burglary happened […]

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Prosecutors seek detention for man accused of multiple burglaries to homes, car in Lake Forest

Prosecutors are seeking pre-trial detention for a man, who is a convicted felon, accused of burglarizing and attempting to burglarize multiple residences in Lake Forest Tuesday. Adam C. Pena, 28, of Wadsworth, was charged with residential burglary, attempted residential burglary, burglary to motor vehicle, two counts of criminal damage to property, theft and criminal trespass […]

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Suspect in custody after burglarizing house, running away on foot from officers in Lake Forest

Authorities say a suspect is in custody after they burglarized a residence in Lake Forest and fled on foot from officers following a two-hour-long search Tuesday morning. The Lake Forest Police Department responded around 5:58 a.m. Tuesday to the 700 block of Green Bay Road in Lake Forest. Lake Forest Deputy Police Chief Michael Lange […]

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Police arrest 2nd suspect wanted for burglarizing gun store, stealing gun in Marengo

Police announced they have identified and arrested a second juvenile suspect wanted for burglarizing a gun store in Marengo, stealing a firearm and fleeing from officers. The Marengo Police Department was alerted around 4:25 a.m. on May 13 for a suspicious persons call at Marengo Guns, 20014 East Grant Highway in Marengo. Marengo Police Department […]