Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies captured and arrested a male offender following a carjacking that occurred in Long Grove Saturday morning.
A 58-year-old woman of Long Grove was pumping gas at a gas station in the 200 block of Robert Parker Coffin Road, Long Grove on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at approximately 11:30 a.m. a. As she finished pumping gas, she heard a car crash. The crash was a silver Kia, driven by a 19-year-old of the 5700 block of West Park Avenue, Cicero, crashing into a gas pump at the same gas station.
After crashing, the man exited the Kia, which was later determined to be stolen out of Berwin. After exiting the stolen car, the offender approached the victim, as she entered the driver’s seat of her car. The offender forcefully removed the victim from her vehicle and attempted to steal the victim’s vehicle. The victim fought back and was able to get back into the driver’s seat of her car. The offender then battered her and forcefully removed her from the driver’s seat again, and stole her car.
Lake County Sheriff’s Telecommunicators broadcasted an emergency regional message regarding the incident. The victim’s vehicle was located by Hawthorn Woods Police Officers in the area of Old McHenry Road and Quentin Road. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the offender fled. The offender eventually crashed the victim’s vehicle in the area of Old McHenry Road and Abby Glenn Drive, Hawthorn Woods.
Numerous sheriff’s deputies responded to the area and located the offender on Route 12 and Old McHenry Road. The offender attempted to carjack another vehicle on Route 12, however, the driver had his doors locked. Sheriff’s deputies apprehended the offender and took him into custody without further incident.
The victim sustained minor injuries.
The offender remains in custody at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, pending criminal charges.
All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
– Lake County Sheriff’s Office
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