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Volkswagen offers tracking service for free after refusing to provide Lake County deputies with location of carjacked vehicle with child inside

Volkswagen is offering five years of its tracking service for free to most owners of newer models after they required police to pay to obtain the location of a carjacked vehicle, which had a two-year-old Libertyville boy inside. Starting in June, Volkswagen 2020 to 2023 models equipped with Car-Net will be eligible for a free […]

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Police locate car used in violent carjacking where toddler was abducted, pregnant mother seriously injured near Libertyville

Police have recovered a stolen chase vehicle used in a carjacking where a pregnant mother was beaten, run over and had her two-year-old abducted near Libertyville last month. The incident happened around 3:35 p.m. on February 23 in the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher […]

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Over $70K raised for pregnant mother seriously injured in violent carjacking where toddler was abducted near Libertyville

The community has raised over $70,000 for a seriously injured pregnant mother who was beaten, run over and had her two-year-old abducted during a carjacking near Libertyville. The incident happened around 3:35 p.m. on February 23 in the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli […]

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Detectives making progress, pregnant mother improving after violent carjacking where toddler was abducted near Libertyville

A seriously injured pregnant mother remains hospitalized and has a “long road ahead” after she was beaten, run over and had her two-year-old abducted during a carjacking near Libertyville. The incident happened around 3:35 p.m. Thursday in the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli […]

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Volkswagen says company requiring payment for location of abducted child near Libertyville was ‘serious breach of policy’

Volkswagen said it was a “serious breach of policy” after they required police to pay to obtain the location of a carjacked vehicle, which had an abducted two-year-old Libertyville boy inside. The incident happened around 3:35 p.m. Thursday in the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief […]

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Neighbors raising money for pregnant mother who was carjacked, run over and had child abducted near Libertyville

Neighbors are raising money for a pregnant mother seriously injured¬†after she was beaten, run over and had her two-year-old abducted during a carjacking near Libertyville. The incident happened around 3:35 p.m. Thursday in the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said deputies received a […]

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Seriously injured pregnant mother remains hospitalized after being carjacked, having child abducted near Libertyville

A pregnant mother has undergone medical procedures and remains hospitalized after she was beaten, run over and had her two-year-old abducted during a carjacking near Libertyville. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3:35 p.m. Thursday to the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli […]

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Woman seriously injured after offender carjacks her, abducts child and runs her over near Libertyville

A woman is in serious condition after she was beaten and run over as a suspect stole her car, abducting her two-year-old child who was inside the car near Libertyville. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3:35 p.m. Thursday to the 16000 block of West Buckley Road in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s Office […]