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Cook County Sheriff’s Press Office

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Man Charged with Sexual Assault, Child Pornography

October 21, 2016

An 18-year-old Kentucky man has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and child pornography, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. On Aug. 19, 2015, an undercover officer in Washington D.C. made contact with an individual on an online messaging a... [Read More]

Inmates face Multiple Charges of Aggravated Battery to Staff

October 14, 2016

Two detainees involved in separate incidents were charged with aggravated battery to a peace officer, Sheriff Thomas J Dart announced today. Latayuss Curry, 22, was charged with two counts of aggravated battery for an incident from June 20 in maximum security Division 9. The... [Read More]

Boyfriend Charged in Woman’s Murder

October 1, 2016

A 44-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found Thursday morning at a golf course in DuPage County, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 8 a.m. on Sept. 29, the body of a 37-year-old ... [Read More]

Five Detainees Charged with Aggravated Battery Against Staff

September 16, 2016

Five detainees have been charged this week with aggravated battery against Cook County Jail correctional deputies, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Sam Jones was charged on September 14, 2016. According to the Sheriff’s Office investigation, on August 30, Jones, 21,... [Read More]

Man Charged in Sexual Assault of Teen at Forest Preserve

September 8, 2016

A 46-year-old man has been charged in connection with a reported sexual assault of a 16-year-old boy that occurred at the Cermak Woods Forest Preserve, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Cook County Forest Preserve Police notified Sheriff’s Police detectiv... [Read More]

Man Charged in Fatal Robbins Shooting

September 2, 2016

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today that a 20-year-old Minnesota man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred last month in Robbins. TreDaniel Williams was denied bond during his court appearance on Thursday at the Markham Courthouse.... [Read More]