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Sheriff’s deputies arrest 3 suspects after stolen vehicle spotted speeding over 90 mph in North Chicago

Sheriff’s deputies arrested three suspects, including two juveniles, after they were found in a stolen vehicle that was speeding over 90 mph through North Chicago early Friday morning. A Lake County sheriff’s sergeant was on patrol around 2:30 a.m. Friday in the area of Route 41 and Casimir Pulaski Drive in North Chicago. Lake County […]

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Man arrested after officers find loaded gun sitting in plain sight during traffic stop in Lindenhurst

A 19-year-old man was arrested after police stopped him for a minor traffic violation in Lindenhurst and spotted him with a loaded gun in plain view, officials said. Officers with the Lindenhurst Police Department conducted a traffic stop around 1:04 a.m. Thursday in the area of Route 45 and Rollins Road. Officers spotted the vehicle […]

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2 arrested after officers find fentanyl, other drugs following traffic stop on U-Haul in Round Lake Beach

A man and a woman were arrested after officers found various drugs, including fentanyl, following a traffic stop on a U-Haul in Round Lake Beach and a subsequent search warrant. The¬†Round Lake Beach Police Department conducted a traffic stop at Route 83 and Monaville Road around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. The U-Haul truck was spotted driving […]

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Wauconda police canine finds drugs, resulting in arrest of self-admitted drug dealer in Wauconda

A Wauconda police canine helped officers locate multiple baggies of drugs during a traffic stop that resulted in the arrest of a self-admitted drug dealer in Wauconda. The Wauconda Police Department conducted a traffic stop on eastbound Bonner Road at Fairfield Road around 6:20 p.m. Wednesday. Officers conducted a traffic stop on a Ford Fusion […]

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‘Serious concerns’: Local leaders react to proposed Illinois bill that would prohibit officers from stopping vehicles for traffic infractions

Local officials say they have “serious concerns” about a proposed Illinois bill that would prevent officers from stopping cars for traffic infractions, with one official saying it is “hard to overstate how bad this bill is.” Illinois State Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-Chicago) filed House Bill 4603 on Monday. The bill amends the Illinois Vehicle Code […]

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Illinois lawmaker introduces bill that would prevent police from stopping drivers who speed, commit other infractions

An Illinois lawmaker has introduced a bill that would prohibit police from pulling over drivers who speed up to 25 mph over the limit and commit other traffic infractions. Illinois State Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-Chicago) filed House Bill 4603 on Monday. The bill amends the Illinois Vehicle Code and prohibits all law enforcement officers from […]

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Pre-trial release denied for man accused of 4th DUI who drove into oncoming traffic, urinated himself in Crystal Lake

A judge denied pre-trial release to a man, who was found to have urinated himself during his fourth DUI arrest, after allegedly driving into oncoming traffic in Crystal Lake. Raymundo Hernandez, 68, of Aurora, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence and one count of driving on a revoked or suspended […]