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

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 (SIG) […]

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

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 the […]

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Zion Police Officers Respond to Two Shooting Incidents Overnight Saturday to Sunday; 4 Gunshot Victims from First Incident

Two incidents involving the firing of weapons occurred after midnight into very early Sunday morning in Zion. The first incident involved gunshot wounds, but no injuries were reported in the second incident. Zion Police Department […]

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Vehicle Fire Next to Downed Power Lines in Zion Extinguished by Firefighters Following Electricity Shutdown by ComEd

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Zion responded early Friday morning August 21, 2020 to a vehicle fire that was in the proximity of downed power lines that were arcing. Initially, no injuries were reported. According to […]

Suspect Zion carjackers on Tuesday March 31, 2020
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Five Offenders Involved in Armed Robbery, Armed Vehicular Hijacking of Silver Infinity G35x on Sheridan Rd Near 26th St, Zion

Zion police officers responded about 1:03 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2020 to a report of an armed robbery of a motor vehicle in the block of 2600 Sheridan Road. The 24-year old male victim reported […]

Both suspects in armed robbery at Zion McDonalds
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Armed Robbery at McDonald’s on Sheridan Rd Near 21st St, Zion — Two Offenders with Masks and Guns

Zion police officers responded about 6:41 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2020 immediately after receiving a report of an armed robbery at the McDonald’s restaurant, 2008 Sheridan Road in Zion. The caller reported that two male/black […]