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Suspects steal vehicle from dealership in Harvard, use it to commit smash-and-grab burglary

Police say suspects stole a vehicle in Harvard and used it in a smash-and-grab burglary where they crashed the car into a cannabis dispensary in Winnebago County. The South Beloit Police Department said a smash-and-grab burglary occurred at 5:24 a.m. on August 2 at Sunnyside Cannabis Dispensary, 7000 First Ranger Drive in South Beloit. A […]

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7 years in prison for Chicago man with at least 23 prior felony convictions who burglarized Algonquin grocery store

A Chicago man with at least 23 prior felony convictions has been sentenced to seven years in prison for burglarizing a Jewel-Osco store in Algonquin and stealing over $4,000 in products. Dmarco Hill, 31, of Chicago, was charged in June 2022 with burglary, retail theft and theft. The Algonquin Police Department responded on May 18, 2022, […]

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4 suspects charged in heist where $14,000 worth of products were stolen from Ulta in Highland Park

Four suspects have been indicted by a grand jury after prosecutors say they raided an Ulta store in Highland Park, stole over $14,000 worth of products and led police on a chase. Shavona Williams, 20, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Lakera Grady, 19, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Danielle Beavers-Jones, 28, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Deeavalon Riley, 22, of […]

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Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax tracks down fleeing suspect in drug bust, suspects in burglaries

Officials say Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax recorded a “hat trick” by helping track down three suspects in two separate incidents, including a drug investigation and a burglary. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said Dax was called last Wednesday to a local town to track for a suspect in a narcotics investigation who fled on […]

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2 men charged with committing catalytic converter thefts across 8 counties, including Lake and McHenry

Two men have been arrested and charged with stealing dozens of catalytic converters from vehicles across eight counties, including Lake and McHenry, the attorney general announced. Pedro Villegas-Mendoza, 22, and Octavio Goytia, 28, both of Aurora, were charged with two counts of theft greater than $10,000 and one count of aggravated possession of a stolen […]

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Man allegedly burglarized woman’s car at hospital in North Chicago, left voicemails on victim’s phone saying he would kill her

A man allegedly broke into a woman’s car at the veteran’s hospital in North Chicago and stole documents with her personal information, later calling her and threatening to kill her. Robert S. Jackson, 55, of North Chicago, was charged with harassment threatening to kill person, a Class 4 felony. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Francis […]

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Man, juvenile arrested after allegedly breaking into Waukegan elementary school and causing extensive damage

A 19-year-old man and a juvenile were arrested after officers responding to a break-in at an elementary school in Waukegan found thousands of dollars worth of damage. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. on June 2 at Glenwood Elementary School, 2500 Northmoor Avenue in Waukegan. A witness called 911 after spotting two subjects enter the […]