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Lake County sheriff’s canine credited with finding fully automatic gun following shooting in Zion

A Lake County sheriff’s canine is being credited for locating a fully automatic gun that was dumped after a 29-year-old man was shot multiple times in Zion Tuesday. The Zion Police Department responded around 1:06 p.m. Tuesday to the area of Kenosha Road and Highlands Drive for a report of shots fired. Zion Police Department […]

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Prosecutors seek detention for man accused of multiple burglaries to homes, car in Lake Forest

Prosecutors are seeking pre-trial detention for a man, who is a convicted felon, accused of burglarizing and attempting to burglarize multiple residences in Lake Forest Tuesday. Adam C. Pena, 28, of Wadsworth, was charged with residential burglary, attempted residential burglary, burglary to motor vehicle, two counts of criminal damage to property, theft and criminal trespass […]

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Suspect in custody after burglarizing house, running away on foot from officers in Lake Forest

Authorities say a suspect is in custody after they burglarized a residence in Lake Forest and fled on foot from officers following a two-hour-long search Tuesday morning. The Lake Forest Police Department responded around 5:58 a.m. Tuesday to the 700 block of Green Bay Road in Lake Forest. Lake Forest Deputy Police Chief Michael Lange […]

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Active search results in first responders finding missing endangered woman in Spring Grove

An active search Thursday resulted in a fire chief locating a missing endangered elderly woman in a wooded area in Spring Grove, officials said. The Illinois State Police activated an Endangered Missing Person Advisory Thursday afternoon for a 70-year-old woman. The Spring Grove Police Department reported the woman was last seen around 5:50 a.m. Thursday […]

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‘Good boy Danno’: Lake County sheriff’s canine locates missing child in wooded area near Waukegan

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said that Canine Danno tracked down a missing child who was found several blocks from her home hiding in a wooded area near Waukegan. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office was called around 11 p.m. Sunday to the 35600 block of Green Place in unincorporated Waukegan. Deputies learned a juvenile ran […]

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Lake County sheriff’s canine locates two juveniles who went missing in Crystal Lake

Authorities say Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Dax conducted a track and located two juveniles who went missing from a home in Crystal Lake. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office was requested to assist the Crystal Lake Police Department around 12:15 a.m. Sunday. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said a canine unit was dispatched […]