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$500,000 bond for man accused of attacking girlfriend, punching police canine in Fox Lake

A judge ordered a man, who has an extensive criminal history, held on a $500,000 bond for allegedly punching Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Dax after the police dog tracked him down and bit him in Fox Lake. Amador A. Estrada, 43, of Round Lake Beach, was charged with aggravated domestic battery, unlawful restraint, two counts […]

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Man punched Lake County Sheriff K-9 Dax after fleeing domestic and being tracked down in Fox Lake, police say

Police say a man who fled after attacking his girlfriend in Fox Lake struck Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Dax as the police dog tracked him down and bit him Thursday evening. The incident happened Thursday evening just before midnight in the 0-100 block of Bermuda Colony in Fox Lake. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief […]

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Grayslake man charged with stabbing girlfriend, escaping police custody at hospital in Libertyville

A Grayslake man who allegedly attacked and stabbed his girlfriend was tracked down by a Lake County sheriff’s canine after he escaped police custody at a hospital in Libertyville. Mark Mortensen, 42, of the 33600 block of North Evergreen Drive in unincorporated Grayslake, was charged with three counts of aggravated domestic battery, escape and resisting […]

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K9 Dax is at it again: Lake County sheriff canine tracks down 3 suspects who fled in Lake Zurich

Lake County Sheriff canine Dax tracked down all three suspects who fled from a stolen vehicle in Lake Zurich early Monday morning. The incident occurred around 12:40 a.m. Monday in the area of Lakeview Place and Main Street in Lake Zurich. Lake County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Christopher Covelli told Lake and McHenry County Scanner […]