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Georgia woman charged with child abduction in Lake County for failing to return child to father

Prosecutors say a Georgia woman was charged with child abduction in Lake County after she failed to comply with a judge’s order to turn over her child to its father. Brittany Allard, 37, of Marietta, Georgia, was charged with one count of child abduction, a Class 4 felony. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Caitlin Valiulis […]

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North Chicago woman charged with child abduction for allegedly fleeing to Texas with her children

A North Chicago woman was charged with child abduction for fleeing to Texas with four children after a judge suspended her parental custody rights, prosecutors said. Akasha D. Jackson, 30, of North Chicago, was charged with four counts of child abduction, a Class 4 felony. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Manuel Mandujano said Jackson and […]

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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 […]