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Lake County Sheriff's Office

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  • Glenview police reports: $35,000 in jewelry stolen

    Glenview police reports: $35,000 in jewelry stolen
    The following items were taken from Glenview police reports: A 19-year-old Evanston woman was arrested on the 2200 block of Willow Road on May 2 and charged with retail theft. A 32-year-old Northbrook man was arrested on the 3400 block of East Lake...
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  • Police in NW Indiana shoot person after witnessing shooting

    Police in NW Indiana shoot person after witnessing shooting
    Police in a Northwest Indiana town saw gunfire between vehicles and then were fired upon by someone in one of the vehicles Thursday night. Authorities didn't release many details about the incident in Hobart, including the exact time. According to a...
  • Antioch Township volunteer charged with battery

    Antioch Township volunteer charged with battery
    An Antioch Township emergency services volunteer has been accused of inappropriately touching a woman working on the Antioch rescue squad, authorities said today. Last Thursday, Robert D. Wonderling, 66, of the 36600 block of Eastmoor Drive in Lake...
  • Wilmette promotes first woman police officer to supervisory role

    Wilmette promotes first woman police officer to supervisory role
    For the first time in 127 years of village history, the Wilmette police department has promoted a woman officer to a supervisory role with the rank of sergeant, officials announced this week. "It's an honor to be promoted, and I'm looking forward to the...
  • 8 accused in theft ring that took $2.8 million in cargo, cars

    8 accused in theft ring that took $2.8 million in cargo, cars
    Eight people from Indiana have been arrested for allegedly stealing computer equipment, TVs and over-the-counter medication from freight trains in the Chicago area and northwest Indiana, officials said today. In addition to the rail thefts, the eight-...
  • Unusually dangerous avalanche season in Colorado; 2 more deaths

    Unusually dangerous avalanche season in Colorado; 2 more deaths
    Two more skiers have been killed by a large avalanche, this one in Colorado, bringing to 15 the number of fatalities nationwide this season. The bodies of Justin Lentz, 32, and Jarrad law, 34, both of Portage, Wis., were recovered Sunday afternoon...
  • 1 dead, 4 sent to hospitals following 3 separate Metra incidents

    1 dead, 4 sent to hospitals following 3 separate Metra incidents
    A man struck by a Metra train Friday night in Glen Ellyn died from his injuries, authorities announced Saturday. The man, identified by police as Daniel J. Carrillo, 25, most recently of Tucson, Ariz., was among five people injured Friday in three...
  • Officials: Woman found dead near station was hit by train

    Officials: Woman found dead near station was hit by train
    A Buffalo Grove woman found lying on train tracks in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove was struck by a train, authorities said. About 8 a.m. personnel from the Lake County Sheriff's Office responded to a body lying on the train tracks south of...
  • Sheriff: Girl held captive in box, sexually assaulted repeatedly

    Authorities revealed new details about a marijuana farm where a 15-year-old girl was allegedly held captive in a metal box. The Lake County Sheriff's Department said in a statement released this weekend that the girl was sexually assaulted repeatedly...
  • Men accused of keeping girl in metal box due in court this week

    Men accused of keeping girl in metal box due in court this week
    Two men who prosecutors say kidnapped a 15-year-old girl and kept her in metal box on a rural Northern California property are due in federal court this week. Ryan Alan Balletto, 30, and Patrick Steven Pearmain, 25, face numerous charges and are...
  • Girl locked in box for three days was fed only water and crackers

    A 15-year-old girl who was kidnapped and locked in a metal box on a property in rural Northern California was fed only crackers and water, authorities said. The girl, who was reported missing April 2 from a San Fernando Valley home, was on the 681-...