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Cook County Sheriff’s Press Office

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Information Sought in Fatal Hit and Run

November 5, 2018

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian. At approximately 7 p.m. on Nov. 4, Sheriff’s Police responded to a call of an unresponsive female found on the roadway in the 21... [Read More]

Information Sought on Hit and Run Driver

November 3, 2018

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help to identify the driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured a pedestrian in Leyden Township.  At approximately 9:50 p.m. on Oct. 30, Sheriff’s Police learned from a passing motorist that a pers... [Read More]

Two Men Charged After Being Found with Stolen Vehicle

October 15, 2018

Two men have been charged after a traffic stop revealed they were in possession of a stolen vehicle, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 13, Sheriff’s Police pulled over a gray Ford Mustang at 123rd and Bishop in Calumet ... [Read More]

Man Charged with First Degree Murder in Robbins Killing

October 14, 2018

A 60-year-old Blue Island man has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of a Robbins man on Oct. 11, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Rodney Knockum was arrested on Oct. 12 and charged on Oct. 13 with murder of Eddie Appleton, 42, in ... [Read More]