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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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15-year-old boy, dubbed ‘habitual criminal,’ arrested for stealing minivan from elementary school in Zion

A 15-year-old boy, who police called a habitual criminal with three years of arrests, was arrested Monday after he stole a minivan that was parked at an elementary school in Zion. The Zion Police Department responded around 3:43 p.m. Monday to Elmwood Elementary School, 3025 Ezra Avenue in Zion, for a report of a vehicle […]

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Volkswagen offers tracking service for free after refusing to provide Lake County deputies with location of carjacked vehicle with child inside

Volkswagen is offering five years of its tracking service for free to most owners of newer models after they required police to pay to obtain the location of a carjacked vehicle, which had a two-year-old Libertyville boy inside. Starting in June, Volkswagen 2020 to 2023 models equipped with Car-Net will be eligible for a free […]

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Man arrested after stolen car hits police car, later leads police on pursuit that began in Chicago and ended in Gurnee

Officers arrested a man who allegedly fled from a stolen Dodge Challenger after police pursued the car in Chicago and a police helicopter followed it to Gurnee Tuesday evening. Tarion K. Fullilove, 18, of the 8900 block of South Crandon Avenue in Chicago, was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of a controlled […]

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Lawyers for Round Lake Beach man convicted of murder ask judge to throw out conviction due to jury seeing prosecutors’ notes

Attorneys for a Round Lake Beach man who was convicted of killing a 17-year-old boy in Volo are seeking to have the conviction thrown out, saying the jury used the prosecution’s notes to reach their verdict. Lynell P. Glover, 36, of the 2300 block of North Old Pond Lane in Round Lake Beach, was convicted […]