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Sheriff Warns of Ruse Entry Burglaries

Sheriff Warns of Ruse Entry Burglaries

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is warning the public to be on alert when someone comes to the door claiming to be a worker without proper identification -- it may be a set up for a burglary. Sheriff’s Police detectives are investigating a suspected ruse entry...

Man Wanted for Sex Trafficking  of a Minor Arrested

Man Wanted for Sex Trafficking of a Minor Arrested

A Streamwood man wanted for trafficking a 15-year-old girl for sex has been arrested, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Derrick Hill, 41, was taken into custody on Oct.23 at his home by the Streamwood Police Department on a $1.5 million arrest...

Sheriff’s Gacy Investigation Solves  1979 Cold Case

Sheriff’s Gacy Investigation Solves 1979 Cold Case

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...

Sheriff Dart Seeks Public’s Help  in Locating Missing Teen

Sheriff Dart Seeks Public’s Help in Locating Missing Teen

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. Dart...

Over 1,000 Arrests in National  Summer Sex Trafficking Sting

Over 1,000 Arrests in National Summer Sex Trafficking Sting

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...

Attempted Child Luring Reported in Unincorporated Glenview

Attempted Child Luring Reported in Unincorporated Glenview

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...