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‘Well-organized crime syndicate’: Police warning residents after multiple vehicles stolen, burglarized in Antioch and other Lake County towns

Police officials are urging residents to remain vigilant after multiple vehicles were stolen and burglarized in several Lake County towns this week. The Antioch Police Department issued a community alert after two vehicles were stolen and a dozen others were burglarized early Friday morning. The two vehicles were reported stolen at around 4:30 a.m. Friday […]

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Suspects steal 2 cars just hours apart from same gas station in Libertyville

Police are warning motorists after two cars were stolen from the same gas station in Libertyville just hours apart late Wednesday into early Thursday morning. The Libertyville Police Department responded around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to the Shell gas station, 1207 West Park Avenue, for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. Libertyville Police Department Sgt. […]

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Suspects steal multiple cars in Libertyville, including Lamborghini that fled from officers who tried stop it

Authorities say suspects in Libertyville burglarized and stole multiple vehicles, one of which was a Lamborghini that fled from officers before being recovered in Gurnee. The Libertyville Police Department said they investigated a series of crimes that included stolen vehicles and criminal trespass to vehicles early Wednesday morning. Officers responded around 1:34 a.m. to the […]

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Lake Villa man arrested after going on crime spree, stealing high-end Porsche, fleeing police in Wauconda

Police say a Lake Villa man went on a crime spree where he stole a high-end vintage Porsche and golf carts before leading police on a pursuit in a golf cart in Wauconda. The Wauconda Police Department responded around 10:35 a.m. Tuesday to Monster Powersports, 315 North Rand Road in Wauconda. Wauconda Police Chief David […]

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Lake County police department issues warning to residents who own Kia, Hyundai vehicles

Police are warning residents in Lake County who own Kia or Hyundai vehicles following a rash of stolen vehicles as part of an ongoing nationwide problem. The Zion Police Department said they are investigating several incidents of theft and attempted theft involving Kia and Hyundai vehicles that have keyed ignitions. The offenders are forcibly entering […]

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Rifle, sheriff’s deputy’s badge and cash stolen from home near Marengo during burglary

Two Boone County men have been charged with stealing a sheriff’s deputy’s badge, an AR-style rifle, jewelry and thousands of dollars in cash during a burglary at a residence near Marengo. Scott T. Henrie, 34, of Poplar Grove, and Sean A. Fitzpatrick, 47, of Poplar Grove, were initially charged in April with residential burglary, theft […]

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2 men charged with stealing multiple vehicles from residence near Marengo

Two Boone County men have been charged with stealing multiple vehicles, worth over $100,000 combined, from a residence near Marengo, court records show. Scott T. Henrie, 34, of Poplar Grove, and Sean A. Fitzpatrick, 47, of Poplar Grove, were both charged with residential burglary, theft from motor vehicle, aggravated unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle, […]

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Suspects who stole high-end cars from Barrington dealership also stole, totaled police squad car

A group of suspects who stole high-end cars from a Barrington car dealership over the weekend also stole a responding officer’s police squad and totaled it after crashing the vehicle. The Barrington Police Department responded around 8 a.m. Sunday to the Motor Werks, located at 1475 South Barrington Road in Barrington. Several vehicles were stolen […]