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Man charged with kidnapping after police rescue 3 missing Ohio children found in Beach Park

Sheriff’s deputies rescued three missing children, who are from Ohio, in Beach Park Saturday afternoon and arrested a man for kidnapping, authorities said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 12:30 p.m. Saturday from the parent of a missing juvenile from Middletown, Ohio. The parent said their two children,  a 12-year-old girl and […]

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Kidnapping suspect in custody after leading U.S. Marshals on high-speed pursuit in Lake, McHenry counties

A kidnapping suspect was arrested after he allegedly led U.S. Marshals on a high-speed pursuit from Lake County into McHenry County Thursday morning, authorities said. The Kenosha County, Wisconsin Sheriff’s Office was dispatched on December 22 to the 38300 block of 87th Street near Powers Lake for a call of an unknown problem. Kenosha County […]

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$500,000 bond for man charged in kidnapping, attack that left woman injured in Waukegan

A Waukegan man is being held on a $500,000 bond after he was charged with kidnapping and attacking a woman, leaving her with visible injuries, at an apartment in Waukegan. Adolfo G. Matute-Paguada, 28, of Waukegan, was charged with kidnapping, aggravated domestic battery, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and two counts of domestic battery. […]

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Man convicted in kidnapping, murder of woman in Zion released from prison after 38 years

A man convicted in the random kidnapping and killing of a woman in Zion was released from prison on Tuesday after serving 38 years, state records show. Warren Peters Jr., 68, was convicted in 1984 of first-degree murder, a Class M felony, and aggravated kidnapping, a Class 1 felony. Rene Valentine and Michele Thompson were […]

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Periodic imprisonment sentence for Round Lake Beach man who kidnapped Mundelein woman, locked her in barn

A Round Lake Beach man has been sentenced to two years of periodic imprisonment after pleading guilty to kidnapping a woman from her Mundelein home and locking her in a barn. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said in March that a 41-year-old Mundelein woman had been abducted by an ex-partner, identified as […]

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Police arrest Waukegan man allegedly involved in fake kidnapping report in Antioch

A man, who had multiple warrants, was arrested after police say he was involved in an attempted scheme where someone tried to extort money by faking a kidnapping in Antioch. The Antioch Police Department was notified around 9 p.m. Wednesday about a possible kidnapping of an adult female. Village of Antioch Communication Specialist Jim Moran […]