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

329 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

1,010 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 […]

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

3,859 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 […]

Jeffery Michael Thrall, First Degree Murder suspect, Park City, Illinois
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Park City Homicide Victim’s Identity Released, Following Investigation and Arrest of Relative Jeffery Michael Thrall

511 A 68-year-old Park City woman was stabbed, beaten and killed early Tuesday morning December 3, 2019, according to the Lake County coroner. Her identity was released as Nancy Wilcox. The victim was pronounced dead […]

Jeffery Michael Thrall, First Degree Murder suspect, Park City, Illinois
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Male Suspect, Just Released from Prison, Charged with 1st-Degree Murder of Relative in Manufactured Home on 7th St Near Birch Ave, Park City

950 Jeffery Michael Thrall, 60, who was recently released from jail, was arrested early Tuesday after he was discovered to be a suspect in the stabbing death of his older female relative. The female victim […]