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Cook County Sheriff’s Press Office

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Cook County Jail Detainee Charged in Murder for Hire Plot

January 31, 2019

A Cook County jail detainee has been charged after an undercover investigation found that he had sought to hire someone to kill three witnesses in his current case, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Earlier this month, Sheriff’s investigators developed information th... [Read More]

Information Sought in Fatal Hit and Run

November 5, 2018

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian. At approximately 7 p.m. on Nov. 4, Sheriff’s Police responded to a call of an unresponsive female found on the roadway in the 21... [Read More]

Information Sought on Hit and Run Driver

November 3, 2018

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help to identify the driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured a pedestrian in Leyden Township.  At approximately 9:50 p.m. on Oct. 30, Sheriff’s Police learned from a passing motorist that a pers... [Read More]