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3 suspects arrested after Canine Boomer finds them hiding following police search near Lake Villa

Three suspects were arrested after they fled from a stolen vehicle and Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Boomer found them hiding near Lake Villa. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said they were notified about a stolen vehicle out of Lake Forest around 8:30 a.m. Friday. The Lake Forest Police Department notified the sheriff’s office and surrounding […]

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Canine helps officers locate 4 juveniles who crashed stolen car, fled from police in Deerfield

A police canine helped locate four juvenile suspects, one of which was hiding in a shed, after they crashed a stolen vehicle and fled on foot in Deerfield, authorities said. The Northbrook Police Department said in a statement to Lake and McHenry County Scanner that they were made aware of a stolen vehicle in their […]

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Lake County Sheriff K-9 Dax locates missing suicidal man in forest preserve in Antioch

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Canine Dax helped locate an armed suicidal man who went missing in Antioch early Tuesday morning, officials said. Dax and his canine handler Deputy John Forlenza were requested around 2 a.m. Tuesday to assist another agency, according to Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli. The two responded to a […]

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Lake County Sheriff K-9 Ryker tracks down 2 suspects in separate incidents in less than 24 hours

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office’s newest canine, Ryker, helped capture two suspects in separate incidents in Lake County within the past 24 hours, police said. Lake County Sheriff Canine Ryker and Deputy Craig Somerville were called to assist other deputies at a residence in the 37000 block of North Delany Road in unincorporated Gurnee for […]

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Attempted homicide suspect remains on the run after police chase leads to manhunt in Zion

An attempted homicide suspect remains on the run after a police pursuit from Wisconsin ended in Zion, leading to an extensive three-hour search Sunday evening. Officers with the Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near Springbrook Road and 39th Avenue in Pleasant Prairie around 9:45 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle […]

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Police K-9 unit, numerous officers called after suspect crashes stolen motorcycle in Antioch

A driver who fled after crashing a stolen motorcycle in Antioch prompted a large police response Sunday evening, officials said. The Antioch Police Department responded around 6 p.m. Sunday to the area of North Avenue and Drom Court. Village of Antioch Communication Specialist Jim Moran said officers received a call for a single-vehicle crash involving […]

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Suspect wanted for attempted murder in McHenry shooting escapes from Lake County correctional center

A suspect wanted for attempted murder in connection with a daytime shooting in McHenry escaped on Wednesday from a Lake County correctional center and police are asking for the public’s help in locating him. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said Deontae Wade, 26, of the 2600 block of Horeb Avenue in Zion, was on electronic […]