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No one in custody after suspect threatens employees during robbery at phone store in Libertyville

Police say a suspect ordered employees into a back office and threatened them during a robbery at a T-Mobile store in Libertyville. The Libertyville Police Department responded around 4:22 p.m. Sunday to the T-Mobile, 141 Buckley Road in Libertyville, for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. Store employees reported told police that […]

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Additional felony charges filed against Lake Forest man accused of stealing over $500,000 from victims in Lake County

A Lake Forest man who prosecutors called a “long con” man is facing additional charges for allegedly defrauding multiple victims out of more than $500,000 in cash and property. Ricky A. Dugo, 54, of the 600 block of Wharton Drive in Lake Forest, was charged last March with four counts of felony theft and two […]

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Former employee who stole over $20,000 from Woodstock church charity fund sentenced to 2 months in jail

A Crystal Lake man, who worked for a Woodstock church, has been sentenced to 66 days in jail for stealing over $20,000 from the church’s charity fund. Christopher C. Trimpe, 61, of the 6000 block of Shenandoah Drive in Crystal Lake, was arrested on December 3, 2020, and charged with theft between $10,000 and $100,000, […]

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Legislation targets ‘smash and grab’ theft rings to create crime of organized retail theft

(The Center Square) – An Illinois lawmaker has proposed legislation to combat smash and grab retail theft operations, which would create the crime of “organized retail theft” in the Illinois criminal statute. The issue is a problem in the Chicago area where Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said something has to be done. “We’ve got to […]

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Police seek suspects who possibly used key programmer to gain access to cars, burglarize them in Island Lake

Police say that suspects may have used cloned key fobs or a programmer to gain entry to locked vehicles in Island Lake early Saturday morning. The Island Lake Police Department said they are seeking the public’s help in collecting video of any suspicious activity that occurred in the Fox River Shores subdivision from 2-4 a.m. […]

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1 suspect in custody, others still wanted for stealing trailers and equipment in Lake, McHenry counties

An Antioch man was arrested and police are searching for additional suspects wanted in connection with a theft ring involving stolen trailers and equipment in Lake and McHenry counties. William W. Shingleton, 37, of the 41600 block of North Dot Place in Antioch, was arrested on November 22 and charged with possession of a stolen […]