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Convicted felon out on probation found with handgun modified into automatic weapon in Zion

Police arrested a 20-year-old convicted felon, who is on probation, after finding him in possession of a handgun illegally modified into an automatic weapon in Zion. Officers with the Zion Police Department midnight shift conducted a traffic stop around 4:20 a.m. Thursday. Officers conducted the stop on a vehicle that was associated with several stolen […]

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Sheriff’s deputies catch 2 different drivers speeding over 100 mph in same day in McHenry County

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is urging the public to slow down after sheriff’s deputies caught two different drivers speeding over 100 mph in the same day near Huntley. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said they stopped two drivers back to back on Tuesday who were recklessly speeding. “Reckless speeding is dangerous and puts everyone […]

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Reckless driver fled from police, fought with sheriff’s deputies in Beach Park, officials say

Officials say a reckless drunk driver fled from police and then fought and battered sheriff’s deputies who tried to arrest him in Beach Park. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a reckless driver around 7:30 p.m. on February 7 near Wadsworth Road and North Avenue in Beach Park. The 911 caller reported […]

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Felon with lengthy criminal history arrested after officers find him with loaded gun in Lake Forest

Police officers arrested a Zion man, who is a convicted felon, after finding him with a loaded gun as he was driving around a Lake Forest neighborhood. Officers with the Lake Forest Police Department were conducting heightened subdivision patrols Saturday evening due to recent overnight vehicle burglaries and auto thefts. The officers observed a silver […]

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22-year-old woman arrested in Richmond for driving on revoked license with 15 prior convictions for similar offense

A 22-year-old woman, who has 15 prior convictions for driving on a suspended or revoked license, was arrested on Friday after she was caught driving on her revoked license in Richmond. Court records show an officer with the Richmond Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a 2006 Suzuki Aerio due to the vehicle driving […]