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DNA Match Helps Lead to Criminal Sexual Assault Charges

February 24, 2016

A DNA match helped lead to charges in two 2015 criminal sexual assault cases, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Cook County Sheriff’s Police investigated criminal sexual assaults that occurred on July 3, 2015 and Nov. 3, 2015 in the 8800 block of Carleah ... [Read More]

Undercover Operation Leads to Promoting Prostitution Arrest

February 21, 2016

A 29-year-old man has been charged with promoting prostitution following an investigation by the Cook County Sheriff’s Police Vice Unit, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. On Feb. 19, a Sheriff’s Police undercover officer responded to an advertisement in the esc... [Read More]

Store Owner Arrested for Selling Synthetic Urine

February 9, 2016

A Crestwood store owner was arrested for selling synthetic urine kits, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart said today. The Sheriff’s Police Special Operations Unit received information that Tobacco Land Plus in the 13400 block of South Cicero Avenue was selling synthetic ur... [Read More]

Two Arrested in Fatal Robbins Shooting

February 1, 2016

Cook County Sheriff’s Police arrested two people in connection with a shooting that killed a 27-year-old man, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 9 p.m. on Jan. 28, Sheriff’s Police detectives were notified by Robbins Police of a shooting that took p... [Read More]

Sheriff Dart Announces Cook County Jail Building Closures

January 29, 2016

Three Cook County Jail divisions will close as part of a strategic plan to reduce operational costs and more efficiently house and care for inmates within County custody, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart said today. Beginning Monday, Feb. 1, the primary female divisions – Division 3... [Read More]