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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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Drunk driving charges filed against man who caused crash that killed woman, dog near Woodstock

A Marengo man has been charged with driving under the influence after causing a crash that killed a woman and a dog and also left a 4-year-old child seriously injured near Woodstock. Sergio Esquivel, 44 of Marengo, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and improper lane usage. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, […]

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Man charged with DUI after suffering ‘severe injuries’ in motorcycle crash near Woodstock

A driver was charged with driving under the influence after he crashed his motorcycle in Woodstock Monday evening and suffered severe injuries that required him to be transported to the hospital by helicopter, police said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Woodstock Fire Rescue District responded around 8:25 p.m. Monday to the 10300 block of […]

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‘Could have been deadly’: Drunk driver slams head-on into Wauconda police car carrying police canine

A Wauconda police squad car carrying a police canine was struck head-on by a repeat drunk driving offender on Route 12 in Wauconda early Sunday morning, causing the officer to sustain injuries. Wauconda Police Department Sgt. Heather Cognac said Officer Jon Finze and his canine partner, Badger, were searching for a wrong-way driver on Route […]