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Woman Charged After Drugs Found in Luggage

A Minnesota woman has been charged with multiple felonies after a large amount of drugs were found in her luggage at O’Hare International Airport, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Cook County Sheriff’s Police were contacted by U.S Customs and Border Pr... [Read More]

Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam

April 20, 2016

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is warning of a phone scam in which a caller claims to be a member of the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. In this scam, the unknown offenders use a spoofing application to make it appear on Caller ID that the phone call is coming from a She... [Read More]

Harvey Man Arrested in Dixmoor Homicide

April 19, 2016

A 19-year-old man is facing murder charges following a South Suburban Major Crimes Taskforce Investigation, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Eduardo Ocampo, of Harvey, was arrested on Sunday, April 17, less than 36 hours after the homicide of Gabino Barrer... [Read More]

Officers Save Man From Jumping From Highway Overpass

April 6, 2016

Cook County Sheriff’s Officers talked a man out of jumping from a highway overpass, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 10:25 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, Sheriff’s Police received a 9-1-1 call about a man on northbound IL-394 between Sauk ... [Read More]

Sheriff Dart Seeks Public’s Help in Locating Missing Man

April 5, 2016

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing man. Joseph Kohl was reported missing Monday, after having left his home without his car, cell phone, keys or wallet. Kohl is a 6’02”, 55 year old white male, with brown hair and brown ... [Read More]