Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Illinois police, Cook County police, Chicago police and local police departments including Park Ridge, Niles and Des Plaines, participated in a memorial service in Park Ridge on Monday.
Park Ridge residents and community groups gathered with elected officials and members of law enforcement to honor police killed in the line of duty on the steps of city hall on Monday. Members of the Illinois State Police Department, Cook County police, the Chicago Police Department and local police departments including Park Ridge, Niles and Des Plaines, participated in the ceremony, which was hosted by the Park Ridge Police Chaplains Association. Andrew Liaugminas, of Mary, Seat of Wisdom Catholic Church in Park Ridge, welcomed the crowd to the remembrance ceremony. “And in gratitude for the daily service and dedication that our police personnel give to our community,” Liaugminas said. Mayor Dave Schmidt read a proclamation acknowledging…
Photos of the police memorial service held in Park Ridge on May 13.
Members of many law enforcement agencies including state and local police gathered with community members to honor those killed in the line of duty in Park Ridge on Monday. Members of the Illinois State Police Department, Cook County police, the Chicago Police Department and local police departments including Park Ridge, Niles and Des Plaines, participated in the ceremony, which was hosted by the Park Ridge Police Chaplains Association. The ceremony also commemorated National Police Week, which is May 12 to May 18. A number of different officials took turns reading the names of members of law enforcement killed in the line of duty. Click here to see a video of the the names being read.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
A Des Plaines man was arrested for trespassing and failing to update his address with police after witnesses reported him staring at a child in a restaurant in Elk Grove Village, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office stated.
A Des Plaines man was arrested for trespassing in the children’s play area at a restaurant in Elk Grove Village on Dec. 22, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office stated on Dec. 28. Witnesses said Joseph O’Brien, 36, of Maine Township, was staring at an 11-year-old girl when he was told to leave, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators found he was a registered sex offender, and, instead of residing at his address in Maine Township, O’Brien was staying at a motel near the restaurant. O’Brien was charged with failing to update his address to police and with criminal trespassing. The manager of the restaurant, in the 1900 block of E. Higgins Road, called police to report O’Brien loitering in the children’s play area, near a …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Root canals, bite impressions, cleanings, X-rays and more were performed illegally, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.
The following arrest information was supplied by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. It does not indicate a conviction. Cook County police arrested a Melrose Park man for performing dental procedures in his residence in unincorporated Cook County, about 10 miles south of Des Plaines, on Thursday, police announced Friday. Alberto Nunez, of the 7800 block of S. Kenton Avenue in Chicago, was charged with a felony for practicing dentistry without a license and a misdemeanor for unlawful possession of hypodermic syringes, according to a press release. Police conducted a sting operation in which an undercover officer made an appointment to see the unlicensed dentist. While the undercover officer was at Nunez’s residence, according to the report, …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Tom Dart's office has new ways to engage public in helping to track down 44,000 fugitives.
Concerned citizens now have online access to information about people with active warrants who are being sought by authorities, the Cook County Sheriff's Office announced. A press release issued last week by Sheriff Tom Dart's office provided details about the new services. Police hope it leads to more anonymous tips to help investigators take violent fugitives and other wanted people off the streets. There are two new links on the Cook County Sheriff's Office website. Search Criminal Warrants Information on 44,000 people with active warrants is searchable by name or last known location. Pictures of those being sought are in the process of being uploaded. Search Child Support Warrants Search 1,000 records by name or address for parents …