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Cook County Sheriff’s Press Office

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Driver Charged in Fatal Leyden Township Hit and Run

May 29, 2019

A Chicago woman has been charged in a hit and run that killed a 37-year-old man, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 2:55 a.m. on Jan. 21, 2019 Sheriff’s Police located Troy Mitchell of Stone Park unresponsive with significant trauma in the... [Read More]

Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam Involving Apple Inc.

March 8, 2019

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is warning of a sophisticated phone scam targeting Cook County residents. In this scam, an unsolicited caller claiming to be from Apple Inc. states that there has been a security compromise to their device and/or iCloud account. The caller ... [Read More]