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Sheriff’s Gacy Investigation Solves 1979 Cold Case

September 23, 2015

The victim in a 36-year-old homicide case has been identified as a result of the ongoing investigation to identify the unnamed victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. 16-year-old Andre “Andy” Drath was last seen in Ch... [Read More]

Sheriff Dart Seeks Public’s Help in Locating Missing Teen

September 15, 2015

Update 9/18/2015 – A week after his disappearance, Maynor has returned to his family without incident or injuries. Thanks to the media who assisted in the past days with this Missing Person Investigation. Friday, September 18, 2015 —Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dar... [Read More]

Over 1,000 Arrests in National Summer Sex Trafficking Sting

September 2, 2015

A national coalition of law enforcement agencies conducted a summer sting operation that led to 1032 arrests – 961 would-be sex buyers (or “johns”) and 71 pimps or traffickers – Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. This initiative ran for approximately... [Read More]

Attempted Child Luring Reported in Unincorporated Glenview

August 31, 2015

Cook County Sheriff’s Police are looking for a man in connection with a reported child luring attempt in unincorporated Glenview, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. According to the Sheriff’s Police report, at approximately 3 p.m. on Aug. 27 a man in a 4-door Chevro... [Read More]

Arrests Made in Fatal Robbins Car Crash

August 30, 2015

Two men have been charged in connection in car crash in Robbins that killed two people and injured three children, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Douglas McGrew, 25, of Robbins, and Craig Stevenson, 41, of Lynwood, have been charged with reckless homicid... [Read More]