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Man charged with throwing knife at 10-year-old child causing injury in Wauconda

A Wauconda man was arrested after he allegedly threw a knife at a 10-year-old, striking and injuring the child earlier this week in Wauconda, prosecutors said. Dmitri S. Yakovlev, 35, of Wauconda, was charged with aggravated battery to a child causing bodily harm, domestic battery causing bodily harm and domestic battery physical contact. Yakovlev came […]

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$75,000 bond for man accused of firing shots into car occupied by 2 teenage girls in Wauconda

An 18-year-old man is being held on a $75,000 bond after he allegedly fired shots into a vehicle occupied by two teenage girls in a Wauconda neighborhood Friday evening. Raul Gonzalez, 18, of Wauconda, was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm into an occupied vehicle and three counts of aggravated unlawful use of a […]

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Wauconda police seek help in locating woman who is considered missing and endangered

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 58-year-old woman who went missing from Wauconda and is considered endangered. The Illinois State Police said Wednesday morning they activated an Endangered Missing Person Advisory on behalf of the Wauconda Police Department. The Wauconda Police Department is attempting to locate Sabrina A. Pauly, 58, of […]

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Man charged after pushing and threatening mother with knife in Wauconda, leading to brief standoff, police say

A man has been charged after he allegedly pushed and threatened his mother with a knife at a Wauconda residence last week, leading to a brief standoff with police that ended peacefully. Frank Weinstein, 26, of Wauconda, was charged with two counts of domestic battery and one count of aggravated assault. The Wauconda Police Department […]