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Excessive speed leads to car theft arrest


The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy had just arrested three men who apparently stole a motor vehicle.

The incident occurred at 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 9 while the sergeant was on patrol in the North Chicago area.

While at the intersection of Illinois Route 41 and Casimir Pulaski, the officer clocked a northbound Hyundai Sonata traveling 93 mph in a 55 mph zone.

The sergeant was able to make a traffic stop and discovered the car’s rear passenger window was broken and the steering column was damaged. Police said the vehicle was stolen from an apartment complex in the 500 block of Lakehurst Boulevard in Waukegan.

Police detained the driver, a 16-year-old Waukegan boy, along with two passengers, a 20-year-old Chicago man and an 18-year-old Waukegan man.

call 211

It was Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 11, but it was also the day officials highlighted the many services available to residents who are just a phone call or text from three numbers.

This marked the fifth annual 211 Day. People can call 211 at any time and be connected to someone who can assist with a wide range of essential health and human services.

Since the service began in 2019, the 211 program has responded to more than 250,000 calls for shelter, housing, rent and utility assistance, mental health assistance, food and healthcare assistance. A service of United Way of Lake County.

“The Lake County Board of Commissioners is committed to our partnership with United Way of Lake County, so this critically important service is always available to residents when they need it most,” said County Board President Sandy Hart.

People can also access the service by texting their zip code to 898-211.

“We are grateful to the Lake County government for its steadfast partnership and generous support of our 211 service, as well as the many partners and supporters who help make 211 possible for Lake County,” said Kristi Long, president and CEO of United Way of Lake. District. “211 Day is a great opportunity to continue raising awareness of this vital resource that helps people, improves lives and strengthens our community.”

tobacco controls

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said officers at three businesses were cited during a January sweep for tobacco law compliance.

During the month, police checked 74 businesses to ensure they displayed appropriate signage and did not sell tobacco products to people under 21. Seventy-one businesses did not do this. The three businesses at fault included two convenience stores in Beach Park and a tobacco shop in Gurnee.

Compliance checks are funded through a tobacco enforcement grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services. Police said checks will be carried out throughout the year.


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