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Sheriff Identifies Inmates Involved in Jail Hostage Incident

July 29, 2016

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart has released the identities of the detainees who took control of a jail housing tier and injured another detainee. The office has also released video clips depicting the incident. At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Thursday members of the jailâ€... [Read More]

Man Charged with Battering Courtroom Deputies

July 28, 2016

Four felony charges have been filed against a 21-year-old man who fought with Cook County Sheriff’s courtroom deputies trying to take him into custody, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Cook County Associate Judge Michael Kane had ordered DUI defendant Artavius Sims ... [Read More]

Man Charged in Justice Home Invasion

July 17, 2016

A 44-year-old man has been charged with armed robbery and home invasion that occurred in unincorporated Justice, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 4:50 a.m. on July 14, Cook County Sheriff’s Police received a report of a home invasion at ... [Read More]

Man Charged with Selling Drugs at Senior Housing Complex

July 15, 2016

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today that a Chicago Heights man has been arrested and charged after an undercover investigation by Sheriff’s Police found that he sold crack cocaine at the senior community where he lives. Last month, Cook County Sheriff’s Po... [Read More]

Four Charged in Palos Park Home Invasion

July 7, 2016

Four people have been charged with 1st degree murder and home invasion, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. On Tuesday July 5th, at approximately 10:30p.m., Sheriff’s Police responded to an alleged home invasion on the 11000 block of West 118th Street in Pa... [Read More]

Man Charged For the Murder of His Cousin in Ford Heights

July 5, 2016

A 20-year-old Ford Heights man has been charged with 1st degree murder after a Sheriff’s Police investigation found that he shot and killed his cousin, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Sheriff’s Police investigators found that on 10:30 a.m. on Friday, ... [Read More]