Main Phone Number
(773) 674-CCSO (2276)

Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Twitter Fan us on Facebook Fan us on Facebook Watch us on YouTube Watch us on YouTube


Search for Inmate Information/Visitation Registration

Safe Disposal of
Prescription Drugs

Submit a Crime Tip

Freedom of Information
Act Request

Detainee Discharge

Animal Abuser Registry Look-up

The Opioid Crisis

Sheriff's Reentry
Assistance Network

Public Corruption
Complaint Forms

Merit Board Decisions
& Video

Civil Process Service

Evictions, Foreclosures
& Civil Process

Sheriff's Employment
Action Manual

Social Services

Internet Safety Tips


Firearm Information


Home > Press Page

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 —Bond has been set at $50,000 for a Mokena man who is charged with one count of Arson, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Wednesday.

Keith UksoKeith Ukso, 22, of the 19300 block of 116th Avenue in Mokena, IL, has been charged with one count of arson after setting fire to an abandoned building on the 11200 block of West 159th Avenue, in Orland Park.

On April 13th, Cook County Sheriff's Police responded to the scene after being notified by the Orland Park Fire Department. After interviewing several witnesses who had come forward in the investigation, it was determined that Ukso was seen fleeing the area and may have additional information.

When detectives interviewed Ukso, he admitted that he had entered the abandoned building and lit a piece of cardboard on fire, with the intention of starting a fire. The fire continued to spread and Ukso fled the scene as the entire building became engulfed in flames. No injuries were reported and Sheriff's Detectives were able to secure a verbal and written statement by Ukso admitting his involvement in the case.

Ukso's next court date is scheduled for May 8th in Bridgeview.

Home > Press Page
Home / Site Map / Search Site / Legal Disclaimer / Login