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2 arrested after Crystal Lake police pursuit that led to discovery of $125,000 in cocaine

Two suspects were arrested after a police pursuit through Crystal Lake that resulted in deputies finding approximately five kilograms of cocaine, worth an estimated $125,000. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop around 1 p.m. Tuesday. The stop was on a vehicle driven by Carlos J. Cartagena, 33, of Chicago, near […]

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2 suspects charged after shooting at gas station in Waukegan leads to high-speed pursuit through Lake County

Two men have been charged after prosecutors say one of them opened fire at a gas station in Waukegan and then led multiple police agencies on a high-speed 30-minute pursuit through Lake County. The Waukegan Police Department issued a regional radio broadcast to area police departments around 3:50 a.m. Friday. The alert said a brown […]

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Grayslake woman arrested after being pursued by deputies while driving ‘well over’ 110 mph with child in car

Authorities in Indiana say deputies pursued a Grayslake woman who was traveling “well over” 110 mph with a young child in her car while she was intoxicated. An officer with the Lake County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department was traveling northbound on Interstate 65 from Route 30 around 4 p.m. Tuesday. Traffic stopped due to a fatal […]

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2 juveniles in custody after shooting in Waukegan leads to 30-minute police pursuit in Lake County

Two juveniles were arrested after authorities say a shooting occurred in Waukegan and the suspects led sheriff’s deputies on a 30-minute pursuit through several Lake County towns. The Waukegan Police Department issued a regional radio broadcast to area police departments around 3:50 a.m. Friday. The alert said a Kia Soul fled from a shooting at […]

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State’s attorney astonished after appeals court rules that defendant in high-speed Spring Grove police chase is not flight risk

The state’s attorney appeared astonished after an appeals court ordered a man, who they said is not a flight risk, released from jail after the man led officers on a police pursuit in Spring Grove. Spring Grove police officers attempted to stop a GMC Sierra pickup truck around 1:10 p.m. on April 10, 2023, on […]

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5 suspects flee after sheriff’s deputies foil plot to steal high-end cars from dealership near Lake Forest

Five suspects escaped after unsuccessfully trying to steal high-end cars from a dealership near Lake Forest, causing damage in the process, after quick responding sheriff’s deputies stopped them. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a burglar alarm around 5 a.m. Monday at Executive Motor Carz, 13885 West Polo Trail Drive in unincorporated Lake Forest. Deputies […]

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Charges filed after police pursuit of suspects wanted in retail theft in Johnsburg ends in rollover crash

Two Chicago men have been charged after a retail theft at Walmart in Johnsburg led to a police pursuit and rollover crash that ended with sheriff canines tracking down three suspects. The retail theft happened just before 3 p.m. Monday at the Walmart, 3801 Running Brook Farm Boulevard in Johnsburg. Johnsburg Police Chief Jason Greenwald […]

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3 in custody after retail theft suspects fleeing police crash, run away on foot in Johnsburg

Canines located three suspects wanted in a retail theft that fled police and then crashed before again fleeing on foot in Johnsburg Monday afternoon. The retail theft happened just before 3 p.m. Monday at the Walmart, 3801 Running Brook Farm Boulevard in Johnsburg. Witnesses reported a car fled from officers near the Walmart and eventually […]