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Cook County Sheriff’s Press Office

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Sheriff Dart Seeks Public’s Help in Locating Missing Man

April 5, 2016

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing man. Joseph Kohl was reported missing Monday, after having left his home without his car, cell phone, keys or wallet. Kohl is a 6’02”, 55 year old white male, with brown hair and brown ... [Read More]

Two Arrested After Drugs, Gun Found

March 25, 2016

A traffic stop led to arrests after Sheriff’s Police officers found more than 3 pounds of suspected drugs in the vehicle and a gun on one man, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 4:05 a.m. on March 23, a Sheriff’s Police patrol officer pu... [Read More]

Man Arrested After Gun With a Mounted Laser Recovered

March 24, 2016

Cook County Sheriff’s Police investigators arrested a man who was out on bond for a weapons charge after they recovered a stolen, loaded gun mounted with a laser, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. While conducting specialized enforcement on March 22 in Chicago’s 11... [Read More]

Recovered Weapon Leads to Gun Straw Purchase Arrest

Two men have been charged in connection with illegally selling a firearm that ended up in the hands of a convicted felon, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. The Sheriff’s Police investigation began in December 2015, when the Sheriff’s Police Gun Suppress... [Read More]

Arrest Made in Ford Heights Home Invasion

March 11, 2016

A 36-year-old man has been charged with multiple felonies after an investigation found that he had entered a Ford Heights home in the middle of the night and attacked another man while he slept, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 1:25 a.m. o... [Read More]

Traffic Stop Leads to Recovery of a Weapon, Arrests

March 4, 2016

A traffic stop in Ford Heights led to the recovery of a loaded gun and the arrest of two people, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 10:20 p.m. on March 3, Sheriff’s Police Street Crimes Suppression Unit officers stopped a silver, 2007 Chev... [Read More]