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Reckless driver fled from police, fought with sheriff’s deputies in Beach Park, officials say

Officials say a reckless drunk driver fled from police and then fought and battered sheriff’s deputies who tried to arrest him in Beach Park. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a reckless driver around 7:30 p.m. on February 7 near Wadsworth Road and North Avenue in Beach Park. The 911 caller reported […]

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Grayslake man charged after trying to bribe witnesses, attempting to flee crash near Mundelein

A 25-year-old unincorporated Grayslake man was arrested and charged after he fled the scene of a crash and tried to bribe a witness near Mundelein. Edgar Catalan, 25, of the 33500 block of North Greentree Road in unincorporated Grayslake, was charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, aggravated driving with a revoked license, […]

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Alleged drunk driver with 1-year-old in her car flees after crashing into another vehicle in Beach Park

A woman allegedly driving drunk with a 1-year-old in her backseat crashed into another vehicle, leaving the toddler injured on Saturday in Beach Park, police said. A Lake County sheriff’s deputy on patrol spotted a head-on crash that had just occurred around 8 p.m. Saturday, according to Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli. […]

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Fundraiser started for mother, 4-year-old son seriously injured in Woodstock crash

A fundraiser was started for a single mother and her 4-year-old son who was seriously injured after they were hit by a drunk driver near Woodstock. The crash also killed a woman and two dogs. Jeff Prien, who is the mother’s stepfather, organized the GoFundMe. Prien’s 27-year-old daughter, Taylor, was driving eastbound on Route 176 […]