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SWAT team arrests man accused of making threats of violence toward police department in Woodstock

A SWAT team Friday morning arrested a Woodstock man who was accused of threatening to physically harm the police chief and other officers in Woodstock. The Woodstock Police Department and McHenry County Multi-Jurisdictional SWAT Team responded around 7 a.m. Friday to the 600 block of Brink Street in Woodstock serve a felony arrest warrant. Woodstock […]

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SWAT team arrests man in Waukegan who allegedly threatened to kill his parents, state employee

A SWAT team arrested a Waukegan man following a standoff after he allegedly made detailed statements threatening to kill his parents and fatally shoot a state employee. Michael L. Brousseau, 34, of Waukegan, was charged with threatening a public official, a Class 3 felony, and harassment through electronic communications, a Class 4 felony. Lake County […]

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SWAT teams execute search warrants in connection to homicide of 20-year-old man in Zion

SWAT teams executed search warrants in Winthrop Harbor Thursday evening in connection to the Wednesday homicide of a 20-year-old man in Zion. The Northern Illinois Police Alarm System (NIPAS) Emergency Services Team, along with the Zion Police Department and Lake County Major Crime Task Force, executed the warrants at multiple locations in the 600 block […]

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SWAT team forces entry, arrests man who barricaded himself in hotel and allegedly used infant as shield in North Chicago

A wanted Round Lake Beach man was arrested following a two-hour standoff after a SWAT forced entry to his hotel room, at which point the man used his infant as a human shield, prosecutors said. George H. Tieman, 29, of Round Lake Beach, was charged with manufacturing or delivery of fentanyl, possession of a controlled […]

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SWAT team arrests armed man who allegedly entered Gurnee home and battered child, leading to standoff

A SWAT team arrested an armed man and police rescued several children after the man allegedly entered a residence in Gurnee and battered a child, leading to a standoff. The Gurnee Police Department responded around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday to the 3400 block of Florida Avenue in Gurnee for a report of a domestic dispute. Gurnee […]

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Alleged gang member charged with tossing gun, drugs out window of Mundelein home during warrant

A SWAT team conducting a warrant arrested an alleged gang member who prosecutors say threw a gun and drugs outside of his window in Mundelein. Orlando Garcia, 28, of Mundelein, was charged with armed violence, manufacturing or delivery of cocaine under 100 grams and unlawful possession of a firearm. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Mary […]