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Man allegedly threatened to smash woman’s head with crowbar during home invasion in Crystal Lake

A Woodstock man is facing charges after he allegedly threatened to smash a woman’s head with a crowbar during a home invasion in Crystal Lake Thursday morning. The incident happened around 2 a.m. Thursday in the 700 block of Silk Oak Lane in Crystal Lake, according to a criminal complaint filed in McHenry County Circuit […]

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Sheriff’s deputies rescue woman who was kidnapped from her Mundelein home, locked in barn and assaulted

Sheriff’s deputies rescued a woman who was kidnapped from her Mundelein home, assaulted and found in a locked barn Friday morning. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said a 41-year-old Mundelein woman was abducted by an ex-partner, identified as Claudio Gutierrez-Ocampo, 44, of the 200 block of Park Drive in Round Lake Beach. […]

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Round Lake man charged with impersonating police officer, committing home invasion in Waukegan

A Round Lake man allegedly impersonated a police officer while committing an armed home invasion in Waukegan last month, according to court documents. Armando Elisea-Valdovinos, 38, of the 300 block of South Arrowhead Court in Round Lake, was charged with home invasion, two counts of false personation of a peace officer and aggravated unlawful use […]