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Detainee Charged Again with Battering Correctional Deputy

August 12, 2016

A maximum security detainee has been charged again with aggravated battery to staff after a Sheriff’s Office investigation found that the detainee threw feces at a correctional deputy for the second time within a week, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today.   Accordi... [Read More]

Detainee Charged with Battering Correctional Deputy

August 3, 2016

A Cook County Jail detainee has been charged with aggravated battery to staff after an investigation found he threw feces and struck a Cook County correctional deputy, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. According to a Sheriff’s Office investigation at approximately 1:... [Read More]

Man Charged in Wife’s Murder

August 2, 2016

An Arlington Heights man has been charged with first degree murder after a Cook County Sheriff’s Police investigation found that he shot and killed his wife, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 1:45 p.m. on July 31, Sheriff’s Police responded to repo... [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]