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Lake County sheriff canine helps arrest armed suspect who crashed, fled from officers in Third Lake

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Canine Boomer helped take down a man who fled from a crash on foot while armed with a gun in Third Lake Saturday morning. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:30 a.m. Saturday to the intersection of Route 45 and Washington Street in Third Lake for a three-vehicle crash with […]

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Officers arrest 2 suspects, 1 armed with gun, who allegedly burglarized cars in Zion

A 15-year-old and an 18-year-old man, who was armed with a gun, were both taken into custody on Saturday after police say they burglarized multiple vehicles in Zion. The Zion Police Department received multiple 911 calls of vehicle burglaries across a large area in the mid-morning hours on Saturday. Officers on scene canvassed the area […]

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Police believe there are dozens of identity theft victims after arresting man in gas station scheme near Gurnee

Police believe there could be dozens of identity fraud victims after they arrested a Chicago man involved in a Gurnee area gas station scheme where he used other people’s credit card information. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 11:30 a.m. Thursday to the Shell gas station, 36725 North Route 41 in unincorporated Gurnee, for […]

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Lakemoor man charged after driving into opposite lanes of traffic, fleeing police in Crystal Lake

A Lakemoor man wanted for fleeing from police and driving into oncoming traffic lanes of traffic on Northwest Highway in Crystal Lake has been arrested. Martin Gonzalez, 18, of the 500 block of Summer Boulevard in Lakemoor, was charged with two counts of aggravated fleeing police, fleeing in an attempt to elude an officer and […]

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Lake County sheriff canine Dax catches fleeing suspect by biting him in buttocks in North Barrington

A suspect who fled from a stolen vehicle in North Barrington was arrested after Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax tracked him down and bit him in the buttocks Sunday evening. Heriberto Chavez-Cervaantes, 24, of West Chicago, was charged with two counts of resisting a peace officer and one count of possession of a stolen vehicle. […]