Gun, money bill counter, and scale (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Four Defendants Charged With Federal Drug or Firearm Violations in Probe of Street Gang Activity in Lake County

440 CHICAGO — A joint federal and local criminal investigation in the far north suburbs of Chicago has resulted in federal drug or firearm charges against four individuals. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s SIG, ATF Successfully Dismantle Lake County Street Gang Operation, 10 Charged

1,109 Lake County Sheriff John D. Idleburg announced on Thursday, August 4, 2021, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG), a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) funded task force, in conjunction with […]

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CRIME BLOG C

Two People Shot on Greenfield Ave, North Chicago: 18 Yr-Old Killed, 77 Yr-Old Hit by Stray Bullet While Gardening

353 Woman Shot Accidentally in Community Garden Police and firefighter/paramedics from North Chicago responded about 7:15 p.m. Sunday, September 6, 2020 to a report that two people were shot in the block of 2000 Greenfield […]

Cortez R. Morrow, 37, of Waukegan (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Three Apprehended by Multi-Law Agency, K-9 Effort in Lake County After Mettawa Costco Burglary with Almost $20,000 Loss of Merchandise

3,868 Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies and a K-9 Unit from Gurnee Police Department located and apprehended three individuals who are accused of forcing entry into the Costco in Mettawa and committing a commercial burglary. Lake […]

Marquez D. Walker-McVae, first-degree murder suspect
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North Chicago May 4, 2019 Shooting Suspect Arrested Within Week After Male, Age 20, Shot and Killed on 13th St Near Park Ave

296 Marquez D. Walker-McVae was arrested Friday, May 10, 2019 accused of the shooting death of Xavier Collins, on May 4, 2019 in the block of 800 13th Street in North Chicago. Marquez D. Walker-McVae, […]

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Extrication of a Horse From a Horse Trailer Window Opening in Parking Lot at Full Moon Family Restaurant on Skokie Highway Near Lake Bluff, North Chicago

62 North Chicago police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:04 AM Wednesday January 10, 2018 to a report of police on the scene requesting a rescue extrication operation for a horse trapped in a trailer window […]

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Hit-and-Run: Electrical Contractor Hit by Vehicle, Seriously Injured Near Building 5 Lovell Federal Health Center, North Chicago

58 Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Police and Great Lake Fire Department firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:15 AM Wednesday December 13, 2017 to a report of a man hit by a vehicle near […]