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Crystal Lake resident details harrowing experience of police officers who saved him after being stabbed

A Crystal Lake resident wrote a letter describing how Crystal Lake police officers helped save him and arrested his brother following a stabbing in 2019. Christopher Lotesto, a Crystal Lake resident, wrote the letter in March to the Lakewood Village Board and provided details of an incident that occurred on November 12, 2019. Lotesto said […]

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Funeral arrangements set for Lakewood man who died while kayaking on Crystal Lake

Funeral arrangements have been set for a 36-year-old Lakewood man who was found dead floating face down on Crystal Lake Thursday afternoon. Gregory M. Carlstedt, 36, of Lakewood, was found by emergency responders floating face down on Crystal Lake around 12:31 p.m. Thursday. The Lakewood Police Department and Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded to […]

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Kayaker’s body found floating on Crystal Lake

A 35-year-old kayaker was found dead floating face down in Crystal Lake near Lakewood Thursday afternoon, police and the coroner’s office said. The Lakewood Police Department and Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded around 12:31 p.m. Thursday to a report of a possible drowning victim in the lake near the 1300 block of South Shore […]