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Lake County sheriff’s canine tracks down, bites suspect who tried stealing catalytic converters in Beach Park

Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Duke tracked down and bit a suspect who police say was attempting to steal catalytic converters at a car dealership in Beach Park. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday to the 36900 block of North Green Bay Road in Beach Park for a report of a suspicious […]

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Highland Park accountant sentenced to periodic imprisonment for stealing over $300,000 from disabled man

A former Highland Park accountant was sentenced to probation and periodic imprisonment for stealing over $300,000 from a developmentally disabled client. Thomas Errico, 81, of Deerfield, was a partner at Anspach, Errico & Co. in Highland Park when he allegedly stole from clients who hired him to prepare and file their tax returns, according to […]

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Police seek public’s help in identifying suspects who committed force entry burglary at Walgreens in Cary

Police have released surveillance images of two suspects who forced entry into a Walgreens in Cary, causing thousands of dollars in damage and stealing items from the store. The Cary Police Department received a call for a burglar alarm activation around 3:20 a.m. Wednesday at Walgreens, 500 Northwest Highway in Cary. Cary Deputy Police Chief […]

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Lake Villa man arrested after video catches him stealing money from employer

A 30-year-old employee was arrested during a routine business check after surveillance video caught him allegedly stealing $3,000 from a safe. Jonathan Elser, 30, of the 38600 block of North Miller Road in unincorporated Lake Villa, was charged with theft. On January 18 at around 10:40 a.m., A Lake County sheriff’s deputy conducted a routine […]

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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, […]