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Lake County sheriff’s deputy injured in unprovoked attack while providing family with resources near Lake Zurich

A Lake County sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized after a suspect attacked her unprovokedly by jumping on her and punching in the face while she was providing a family with resources near Lake Zurich. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 8:55 a.m. Sunday to the 23800 block of North High Ridge Drive in unincorporated Lake […]

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Grand jury charges driver with attempted murder for allegedly intentionally crashing into police car, injuring officer in Round Lake

A grand jury has upgraded charges to attempted murder for a man accused of intentionally crashing his SUV into a police car, leaving the officer “very seriously” injured in Round Lake. Round Lake Police Chief David Prus said a Round Lake police officer was traveling northbound on Cedar Lake Road approaching Washington Street in Round […]

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Officer transported to hospital after being injured during struggle with suspect holding infant in Waukegan

Prosecutors say a man holding an infant endangered the child by resisting arrest from police officers, leaving an officer injured, in Waukegan. Trevellis C. Thomas, 33, of Waukegan, was charged with child endangerment and resisting a peace officer causing injury. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Mary Daly said officers responded to a domestic disturbance on […]

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Police officer kicked in the head during arrest of drunk driver in Winthrop Harbor

Prosecutors say a Waukegan man, who was driving drunk, kicked a police officer in the head while resisting arrest during an incident in Winthrop Harbor. Jose L. Rodriguez-Martinez, 35, of Waukegan, was charged with resisting a peace officer causing injury, aggravated assault on a peace officer, aggravated driving under the influence, driving under the influence, […]

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2 officers injured after suspect allegedly ran, resisted arrest and bit officer in Waukegan

A Wisconsin man caused an officer to suffer injuries after he fled from police and resisted arrest before biting a second officer in Waukegan, prosecutors said. Demetreon Akbar, 26, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was charged with two counts of aggravated battery to a peace officer, two counts of resisting a peace officer causing injury and domestic […]