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Officer suffers multiple injuries during struggle with man during shooting investigation in Zion

An officer suffered multiple injuries after a man, who police mistook as wanted, allegedly resisted arrest during a shooting investigation in Zion on Thursday. Royal Gordon, 22, of Zion, was charged with resisting a peace officer, a Class 4 felony. The Zion Police Department responded Thursday to a report of shots fired, Lake County Assistant […]

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Convicted felon charged with kicking police officer to ground after being found with gun in Lake Villa

A man is being held on a $250,000 bond after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend, possessed a weapon and then kicked an officer to the ground in Lake Villa, prosecutors said. Stefon R. Hunter, 41, of Lake Villa, was charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm to a peace officer, felon in possession of […]

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Off-duty cop spots Wendy’s employee with loaded gun in Fox Lake; 2 officers injured during arrest

An employee working at Wendy’s in Fox Lake was arrested after an off-duty police officer spotted him armed with a gun, leading to a foot chase that left two officers injured. Jaylin D. Martin, 23, of Round Lake, was charged with aggravated battery of a peace officer, two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a […]

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Waukegan man arrested after allegedly confronting woman with AR-15 pistol during altercation over affair in Waukegan

Prosecutors say a Waukegan man used a short-barrel AR-15 pistol to confront the wife of a woman whom he was supposedly having an affair with in Waukegan. Sylvester L. Miller, 26, of Waukegan, was charged with two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and resisting a peace […]

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Man accused of swinging pipe, throwing traffic cone at officers before resisting arrest in Park City

Prosecutors say that a Waukegan man threw food at a random person, swung a pipe and threw a traffic cone at police officers, before a struggle that left an officer injured in Park City. Porfirio Vazquez-Diaz, 34, of Waukegan, was charged with assault, resisting a peace officer, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct. Lake […]