If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at or submit a Web Tip .  You do not have to give your name.  CRIME STOPPERS will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 and you can remain anonymous. 

Attempt to Locate Vehicle from a Road Rage Shooting
September 17, 2020

The Lake Forest Police Department and the Lake County Crime Stoppers are requesting your assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in a Road Rage Shooting. On Wednesday September 16, 2020 at 7:59 pm, Lake Forest Police responded to the area of southbound Rte. 41 and Rte. 60 for a report of a man lying in the roadway. A male was discovered on the ground bleeding from a gunshot wound to the leg. Lake Forest officers applied first aid to the victim, secured the scene and began investigating the incident. Investigation revealed this incident may have begun as a road rage incident that started between the victim, who was driving a dark colored SUV and the suspect vehicle which was identified as a white Dodge Charger with two Mexican flags in the rear window.

 

The Investigation suggest that the occupants of the two vehicles became upset at each other and when the vehicles stopped at the red light at Rte. 41 and Rte. 60, both drivers exited their vehicles and engaged in a heated exchange of words which led to shots being fired by both parties. The white Dodge Charger was last seen driving west on Rte. 60 from the scene and possibly has damage to the rear window from one or more gunshots.

 

Anyone with information about this suspect or this crime may either submit an anonymous web/mobile tip, in any language, by clicking the "Submit Tip" in the upper right hand corner or by calling the Lake County Crime Stoppers Tip line at (847) 662-2222. You can also contact Lake Forest Police Detective Adam Milczarek at (847) 810-3810 or Detective Andy Shiu (847) 366-0627.

 

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00


Attempt to Locate Murder Suspect
September 10, 2020

The Mundelein Police Department and the Lake County Crime Stoppers are requesting your assistance in locating Alessis Botello, 18, of Wheeling, IL. An arrest warrant has been issued for Alessis Botello for the May 28, 2020 killing of Gaviel Jackson, 18, of Mundelein in the parking lot of the Walgreens Store located at 345 N. Lake St., Mundelein, IL.

Anyone with information about this suspect or this crime may either submit an anonymous web/mobile tip, in any language, by clicking the "Submit Tip" in the upper right hand corner or by calling the Lake County Crime Stoppers Tip line at (847) 662-2222. You can also contact Investigator Jake Vekemans of the Mundelein Department at (847) 968-3795.

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible

for a reward.

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Attempt to Identify Vehicle Burglar
July 23, 2020

The Lake Forest Police Department along with the Lake County Crime Stoppers is requesting assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a series of vehicle burglaries in Lake Forest, IL. On July 10, 2020, at approximately 4:30 pm, a Male Black subject entered vehicles parked in the Knollwood Club parking lot in Lake Forest, IL. The subject then fled the area in a newer model silver colored Dodge Ram Pick-up truck with tinted windows. This same vehicle has been seen on video surveillance driving through parking lots of other country clubs in the area.

This subject is described as being a Male/Black in his early 20’s to early 30’s with short hair wearing a white colored polo-shirt.

Anyone with information about this suspect or this crime may either submit an anonymous web/mobile tip, in any language, by clicking the "Submit Tip" in the upper right hand corner or by calling the Lake County Crime Stoppers Tip line at (847) 662-2222. You can also contact Detective Andy Shiu of the Lake Forest Police Department at (847) 366-0627 or email him at shiua@cityoflakeforest.com.

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00.

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Armed Robbery - U.S. Mail Carrier
April 14, 2020

STATUS: WANTED

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals who committed the April 6, 2020 armed robbery of a U.S. Postal Service Letter Carrier on the 1700 Block of Glenn Drive, North Chicago, IL 60064. The robbery occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m.

The suspects fled the area on foot. The two suspects have the following descriptions:

Suspect #1: Black male, dark complexion, late teens, 5'5"-5'8", skinny, average eyebrows, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue bandana covering his face, blue "skinny" jeans, and white shoes.

Suspect #2: Black male, dark complexion, late teens, 5'5"-5'8", skinny, average eyebrows, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black baseball cap, black bandana covering his face, blue "skinny" jeans, and white shoes.

TAKE NO ACTION TO APPREHEND THESE INDIVIDUALS YOURSELF

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 877-876-2455 (say “Law Enforcement”) Reference Case No. 3030152-ROBB or submit an anonymous web/mobile tip, in any language, on the Lake County Crime Stoppers website at http://www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com or www.P3Tips.com or call the Lake County Crime Stoppers Tip line at (847) 662-2222. 

All information will be kept strictly confidential.

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for an additional reward up to $1,000.00 from the Lake County Crime Stoppers.

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Armed Robbery - McDonald's Restaurant
April 02, 2020

STATUS: WANTED

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Zion Police Department request your assistance in identifying Armed Robbery suspects. On Tuesday March 31, 2020 at 6:41 am, Zion police responded to a report of an Armed Robbery at the McDonald’s restaurant located at 2008 Sheridan Rd., Zion, IL. Two male/black subjects wearing surgical-type masks entered the restaurant and one subject proceeded to place an order for pickup.  When the employee opened the cash drawer, both subjects pulled handguns and pointed them at the employee.  One subject reached over the counter and pulled cash from the open register.  The second subject walked behind the counter, pointed the gun at other employees and attempted to get them to open the cash register at the drive through window.  This was unsuccessful.  Both subjects fled out the north door of the business and were last seen walking northeast away from the building. 

The subjects are described as:  #1 - Male/Black, tall, wearing all black clothing, black stocking cap, black shoes with white soles, blue surgical mask.  Displayed a black handgun. #2 - male/Black, shorter, grey stocking hat, black mask, black/white coat with black hood up, brown Timberland-style boots.  Displayed a large frame semi-automatic pistol.

Anyone with information about these suspects or this crime may either submit an anonymous web/mobile tip, in any language, on the Lake County Crime Stoppers website at http://www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com or www.P3Tips.com or call the Lake County Crime Stoppers Tip line at (847) 662-2222. You can also call the Zion Police Department at (847) 746-4110

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00.

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Armed Robbery - Carjacking
April 01, 2020

STATUS: WANTED

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Zion Police Department request your assistance in identifying the suspects in an Armed Robbery – Carjacking incident that occurred on March 31, 20202 at 1:03 pm in the 2600 block of Sheridan Rd. in Zion, IL. As the victim was entering his vehicle, he was approached by a group of five male/black subjects. One of the subjects grabbed the driver’s side door as the victim was attempting to close it, pointed a black semi-automatic handgun with a gray slide at him and demanded the victim get out of the car and give him the keys.  The victim complied and exited the vehicle.   The five offenders entered the victim’s vehicle, a 2007 Infiniti G35 4-door sedan, silver in color IL registration: AN 22568. The vehicle has noticeable cracks on the front bumper, a rosary necklace hanging from the rear-view mirror and a visible white scuff mark on the rear bumper.  The vehicle was last seen driving north in the 2600 block of Elim Avenue. 

The victim described the offender with the gun as being a Male/Black 5’8” – 6’, thin build, late teens or early 20’s, dark complexion scruffy & unkempt facial hair; and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans.  Security video in the area identified the other four offenders as all wearing dark hooded sweatshirts or coats.  One is wearing white pants.  One is wearing dark pants with a white stripe running down the pants and another appeared to have dark stonewashed jeans with rips running down the front.  The fourth was wearing dark pants.  At least one of the offenders was wearing a light blue surgical mask.  

Anyone with information about these suspects or this crime may either submit an anonymous web/mobile tip, in any language, on the Lake County Crime Stoppers website at http://www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com or www.P3Tips.com or call the Lake County Crime Stoppers Tip line at (847) 662-2222. You can also call the Zion Police Department at (847) 746-4110

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Zion Department would like to remind everyone not to attempt to confront any suspect yourself.

If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00. 

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Attempt to Identify Residential Burglary Suspect
February 23, 2020

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Lake Forest Police Department request your assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a Residential Burglary.  
 
All of the residential burglaries took place in the 500 block of Sheridan Rd., in Lake Forest, IL on 02/10/20 between 2:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. The suspect entered the residence's through unlocked doors and stole several items including cash and an Apple Laptop computer.  He is described as a male black, early 20's years of age, with a heavy build, wearing a New York Yankees hat, black colored puffy DKNY coat, green camouflage pants, and tan colored work boots.  He was last seen in the area in a black colored Hyundai Accent, unknown license plate. 
 
Anyone with information about this suspect or this crime may either submit an anonymous web/mobile tip, in any language, on the Lake County Crime Stoppers website at http://www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com or www.P3Tips.com
 You can also call the Lake Forest Police Department at (847) 366-0627 / (847) 810-3974.  Crime Stoppers will never ask for your name or phone number.
 
The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Lake Forest Police Department would like to remind everyone not to attempt to confront any suspect yourself.
 
If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00. 
 
 
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Attempt to Identify Retail Theft Suspect
December 30, 2019

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Gurnee Police Department request you assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a Retail Theft. On December 30, 2019, at approximately 10:55 AM, Gurnee Police officers responded to a report of a retail theft at the 6500 block of Grand Avenue. 

A male subject entered the store and requested to see jewelry from the display.   During a consultation with the sales associate, the suspect took the merchandise and ran from the store. He did not make any threats to the sales associates, and there were no signs of a weapon.  The estimated value of the merchandise is $50,000.  
 
The suspect was a black male wearing a tan hat, tan Carhartt jacket, blue jeans, and tan shoes. He is missing a front, upper left tooth.  

 

Anyone with information about this suspect or this crime may either submit an anonymous web/mobile tip, in any language, on the Lake County Crime Stoppers website at www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com or www.P3Tips.com. You can also call the Lake County Crime Stoppers tip line at (847) 662-2222 or contact the Gurnee Park Police Department at (847) 599-7000. Crime Stoppers will never ask for your name or phone number.

 

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Gurnee Police Department would like to remind everyone not to attempt to confront any suspects yourself.  

 

If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00 dollars.

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Attempt to Identify Crime Crew
December 11, 2019

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Lake Forest Police Department are seeking your help in identifying an Eastern European Transnational Crime Crew working throughout the United States from California to New York. Some members of this crew have recently been identified throughout the Lake & Cook County area, as well as numerous states throughout the Country.

 

This crime crew specifically targets Health Clubs, Gyms and Fitness Centers where they go into the locker rooms and steal credit cards from lockers. They then immediately use those credit cards at stores such as Apple stores and other retailers including Footlocker, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Sephora, Armani, Burberry, and Best Buy. Losses per day have averaged in excess of $30,000. The crew conducts their operations by using rental vehicles and they travel in small groups.  (SEE ATTACHED PHOTOS OF SUSPECTS)

 

Anyone with information about these suspects may either submit an anonymous web/mobile tip in any language on the Lake County Crime Stoppers webpage at www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com or www.P3Tips.com. You can also call the Lake County Crime Stoppers tip line at (847) 662-2222 or contact Lake Forest Police Detective Any Shiu at (847) 810-3974 (Desk). Crime Stoppers will never ask for your name or phone number.

 

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Lake Forest Police Department would like to remind everyone not to attempt to confront these suspects yourself.  

 

If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00 dollars.

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Smash & Grab - Gurnee, IL
October 15, 2019

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Gurnee Police Department are seeking your help in identifying three burglary suspects. On Tuesday, October 14, 2019, at 9:55 PM, Gurnee Police Officers responded to a report of a burglary at the 6500 block of Route 132 in Gurnee, IL. Arriving officers discovered glass in the front door of the business had been smashed in using a rock. Video surveillance captured three black males entering the store and taking several Apple computers and cellphones from the display stand. Store employees were alerted to the burglary when alarms sounded at the Apple display. It is unknown at this time how much was taken.
 
Gurnee Detectives are actively working the case and request anyone with information to contact the Gurnee Police Department at (847) 599-7000. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Lake County Crime Stoppers by clicking on the "Submit a Tip" button or by calling the Tip-Line at (847) 662-2222. Crime Stoppers will never ask for your name or phone number.

 

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Gurnee Police Department would like to remind everyone not to attempt to confront any suspects yourself.  

 

If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00 dollars.

 

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Attempt to Identify Murder Suspect
October 07, 2019

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Round Lake Park Police Department are seeking your help in providing information that leads to identifying a murder suspect. On 09/29/2019 there was a large house party on the 500 block of Fairlawn in Round Lake Park IL when unknown suspects entered the home and shot four people, killing one of them.

 

One of the suspects is described as a male black with short dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing an orange or red hooded sweatshirt, jeans and white gym shoes.

 

Anyone with information about this suspect or this crime may either submit an anonymous web/mobile tip, in any language, on the Lake County Crime Stoppers website at www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com or www.P3Tips.com. You can also call the Lake County Crime Stoppers tip line at (847) 662-2222 or contact the Round Lake Park Police Department at (847) 546-7275. Crime Stoppers will never ask for your name or phone number.

 

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Round Lake Park Police Department would like to remind everyone not to attempt to confront any suspects yourself.  

 

If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00 dollars.



Attempt to Identify Robbery Suspects
September 27, 2019

STATUS: WANTED

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Zion Police Department are seeking your help in identifying two robbery suspects. On 09/19/2019 at 8:21 am, two suspects entered the Phillips 66 Gas Station at 1701 Kenosha Rd. in Zion, IL where one of the suspects threatened to stab the clerk (no knife was displayed). Both suspects then fled on foot with approximately 20 cartons of cigarettes.

 

Suspect #1 is described as a male/black, between 20-25 years old, approx. 5'10", short hair, muscular build. He was wearing a black hoodie with gray stripes on the sleeves and matching sweatpants and white or gray Nike shoes. Suspect # 1 is the one who threatened to stab the clerk, but no knife was displayed.

 

Suspect #2 is described as a male, black, between 17-20 years old, approx. 6'3", thin build and short spikey braids. He was wearing a black, zip up jacket with a red symbol on the upper left chest, blue jeans and black shoes.

 

Anyone with information about these two suspects may either submit an anonymous web/mobile tip in any language on the Lake County Crime Stoppers webpage at www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com or www.P3Tips.com. You can also call the Lake County Crime Stoppers tip line at (847) 662-2222 or contact the Zion Police Department at (847) 599-7000 Crime Stoppers never asks your name or phone number.

 

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Zion Police Department would like to remind everyone not to attempt to confront these suspects yourself.  

 

If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00 dollars.

 

 

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Multiple Shots Fired - Round Lake Park, IL
August 24, 2019

STATUS: OPEN

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Round Lake Park Police Department are seeking your help in obtaining information related to a Multiple Shots Fired incident that occurred on August 24, 2019 at 10:30 PM in the 300 block of Forest Glen Drive in Round Lake Park, IL. The offenders fired more than a dozen shots, striking the home and a vehicle parked in front of the home. At the time of the shooting, the home was occupied by several adults and juveniles, along with three infant children. Fortunately, there were no injuries related to this incident. This is the third report of shots being fired at this home this year.

 

Anyone with information about this incident may submit an anonymous web/mobile tip by clicking the above link or by calling the Lake County Crime Stoppers Tip line at (847) 662-2222. You may also contact the Round Lake Park PD at (847) 270-9111 or via their confidential tip link at www.rlppd.us.

 

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.

 

Remember, Crime Stoppers wants your information – NOT YOUR NAME


An entire block is living in fear’: Police investigate third shots-fired call this year at same Round Lake Park address

Possible Hate Crime - Barrington, IL
June 25, 2019

STATUS: OPEN

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Barrington Police Department are seeking your help in obtaining information related to a Possible Hate Crime that occurred on May 31, 2019 in the 700 block of S. Cook Street in Barrington, IL. It was reported that sometime overnight or in the early morning hours, an unknown offender(s) came onto the residential property and stuck multiple forks in the lawn. It was also determined that the offender also put a "for sale" sign in the yard. Written on the sign was the phone number for the national suicide hotline along with the statement "go {expletive deleted} KYS," which stands for kill yourself. A member of this household identifies their self as a member of the LGBTQ community, and it is suspected that the actions were directed towards that individual.

 

Anyone with information about this incident may either contact Barrington PD Detective Hakeem Smith at (847) 304-3311 (hsmith@barrington-il.gov) or submit an anonymous web/mobile tip by clicking the above link or by calling the Crime Stoppers Tip line at (847) 662-2222. Crime Stoppers never asks your name or phone number.

 

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.

 

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Attempt to Locate Suspects in Theft/ID Theft
June 05, 2019

STATUS: CLOSED

SUSPECTS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AND WARRANTS HAVE BEEN ISSUED.

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Lake Forest Police Department are seeking your help in identifying the offenders of a Theft and Identity Theft incident that occurred on May 19, 2019 where credit cards were stolen from wallets belonging to a pastor's wife and mother at the Church of the Covenants in Lake Forest, IL during a morning prayer service. Church members recalled seeing a male white, approximately 6'00" tall, 185-200 pounds, wearing a plaid shirt and blue jeans in the church that same morning and did not recognize him as a member of the congregation. Later that same day at 1:13 p.m., a male/white subject used one of two stolen American Express credit cards at the Family Dollar store located at 610 S. Genesee, Waukegan, IL. Later that night, and on 05/20/19, a series of charges at a local grocery store and two gas stations (Waukegan, IL area) as well as several Gurnee Mills stores was made by a male black subject using the same stolen credit cards.

 

Anyone with information about this incident may either contact Detective Andy Shiu at (847) 810-3974 (desk) or submit an anonymous web/mobile tip by clicking the above link or by calling the Crime Stoppers Tip line at (847) 662-2222. Crime Stoppers never asks your name or phone number.

 

If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00 dollars.

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Attempt Armed Robbery - Round Lake Park PD
January 30, 2019

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Round Lake Park Police Department are seeking your help in obtaining information related to an Attempted Armed Robbery that occurred on January 9, 2019 at approximately 5:00 pm at the intersection of Greenwood and Willow in Round Lake Park, IL. A teal hatchback, possibly a late model Ford Explorer was stopped at that intersection with its hazards on. When a citizen stopped to ascertain if they needed help, a male subject displaying a handgun exited the “stalled” vehicle and demanded the Good Samaritan driver exit his vehicle. That driver then sped off without incident. Offender #1 is a Male/Black, 6’00” wearing a white shirt. Offender #2 is only described as being a Male/Hispanic.

 

Anyone with information about this incident may either contact Detective Jason Baldowsky at (847) 546-7276 or submit an anonymous tip with the above Tip Button or call Crime Stoppers at (847) 662-2222. Crime Stoppers never asks your name or phone number.

 

The Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Round Lake Park Police Department would like to remind everyone to call when suspicious activity or a suspicious person is observed, and do not try to confront suspicious subjects yourself.  

 

If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00 dollars.

                                                                                     



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