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

438 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

1,108 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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Zion Police Officers Respond to Two Shooting Incidents Overnight Saturday to Sunday; 4 Gunshot Victims from First Incident

323 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 […]

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

134 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 […]

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

1,477 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 […]

Tyreik D.M. Jackson, aggravated battery with a firearm suspect, Zion (SOURCE: Zion Police Department)
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Zion Police: Documented Street Gang Member Apprehended, Charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

1,039 The Zion Police Department, in cooperation with the Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team and the U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF), announced a second arrest in a shooting that […]

Ambulance at Flight for Life Landing Zone in Zion, December 7, 2019
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Woman Seriously Injured After Hit-and-Run by Unknown Offender on Her Driveway on Elisha Ave Near 22nd St, Zion

415 Zion police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:45 a.m. Saturday December 7, 2019 to a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle in the block of 2200 Elisha Avenue. Police and firefighter/paramedics on arrival […]