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Police believe there are dozens of identity theft victims after arresting man in gas station scheme near Gurnee

Police believe there could be dozens of identity fraud victims after they arrested a Chicago man involved in a Gurnee area gas station scheme where he used other people’s credit card information. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 11:30 a.m. Thursday to the Shell gas station, 36725 North Route 41 in unincorporated Gurnee, for […]

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12 years in prison for repeat offender known to steal women’s undergarments from McHenry County homes

A Crystal Lake man who has a history of breaking into McHenry County homes since the 1990s to steal women’s undergarments has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for his latest burglary. In October, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around to a home near Riverside Drive and Sherman Boulevard in Nunda Township near […]

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Former Vernon Hills deputy police chief pleads guilty to writing false tickets, stealing grant money

A former Vernon Hills deputy police chief was sentenced to probation and public service after pleading guilty Tuesday to writing false tickets in order to steal grant money. In March, a Lake County grand jury indicted Patrick Zimmerman, 51, on two felony counts of official misconduct and two misdemeanor theft counts. The grand jury alleged […]

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Resident’s quick reporting leads to police arresting Chicago man for burglarizing Highland Park homes

Authorities say police officers on Tuesday tracked down and arrested a Chicago man who allegedly burglarized multiple homes and a garage in Highland Park. The Highland Park Police Department responded around 6:50 p.m. Tuesday to the 1200 block of McDaniels Avenue for a report of a suspicious person who entered someone’s home. City of Highland […]