child abduction

Antoinette Knox (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

$250K Bond For Woman Charged With Kidnapping Kids From Foster Parent

Antoinette Knox, 26, took her two biological children–a 9-month-old boy and a 4-year-old girl–from their foster parent about 4:45 p.m. on July 17 in the 900 block of East 80th Street.

07/23/2014

Nathaniel Lawson (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Kidnapping Baby Daughter At Gunpoint

Nathaniel Lawson, 22, was charged with one count of home invasion, child abduction, aggravated unlawful restraint and robbery – all felonies – according to a statement from Chicago Police.

05/06/2014

A 4-month-old girl was found safe, several hours after her father allegedly kidnapped her at gunpoint. (Credit: CBS)

Infant Safe, Dad Arrested After Avalon Park Kidnapping

Amaris Lawson and her parents were visiting her grandfather Sunday night when her father got into an argument and was kicked out. But he returned later with a gun, and kidnapped his daughter.

05/05/2014

Jamie Duignan (left) allegedly abducted her two sons Owen (center) and Daniel (right) on Wedneday. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Missing Boys, Mother Found Safe In Wisconsin

A West Beverly woman and her two sons have been found safe in Wisconsin, after Chicago police said the woman abducted the boys Wednesday evening.

04/17/2014

A five year old boy leaves the police station after he was found safe after being abducted. (CBS)

‘Person Of Interest’ In Custody For Abducting 5-Year-Old Boy

Sources said police in north suburban Park Ridge have a suspect in custody for the abduction of a 5-year-old boy who was sleeping in his parents’ car when it was stolen on Thursday.

02/21/2014

Drake Whitker (Photo supplied by Park Ridge Police)

5-Year-Old Boy Found Safe In Skokie After Abduction In Park Ridge

A 5-year-old boy who was the subject of an AMBER Alert was found safe in Skokie on Thursday, after he was taken in a carjacking earlier in Park Ridge.

02/20/2014

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Police: Man Who Kidnapped Daughter Still On The Loose

Police are searching for a man who kidnapped his 3-year-old daughter for several hours before she was reunited with her mother Thursday night in south suburban Lansing.

01/24/2014

Thomas M. Chmura (Credit: Antioch Police)

Former Monk Pleads Guilty To Charge Of Child Abduction

Thomas Chmura, 57, was charged with four counts of child abduction and could have faced up to three years in prison after authorities alleged he offered rides to a number of girls ages 11 to 14 in April in the Antioch area.

12/05/2013

Jose E. Reyes (Mundelein Police Dept.)

Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Kidnapped 3-Year-Old Girl

Charges of sexual assault and child pornography have been filed against a Chicago man who allegedly abducted a 3-year-old north suburban girl in September, then returned her a short time later.

11/08/2013

Thomas M. Chmura (Credit: Antioch Police)

Trial Date Set For Monk Charged With Child Abduction

Thomas Chmura, 57, is charged with four counts of child abduction, related to his alleged offering of rides to a number of girls whose ages ranged from 11 to 14 in April.

11/07/2013

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Police: Man Attempted Abduction Of Oak Park Seventh-Grader

Police are investigating an incident Wednesday morning in which a driver tried to coax a seventh-grade girl into his car near Brooks Middle School in west suburban Oak Park

11/06/2013

Jose E. Reyes (Mundelein Police Dept.)

Suspect Arrested In Mundelein Child Abduction

Police have arrested a man suspected of abducting a 3-year-old north suburban girl on Monday and returning her a short time later.

10/03/2013

Mundelein police have released a suspect in the abduction of a three-year-old.

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Child Abduction

Police in Mundelein have released a sketch of a suspect in a child abduction and are asking for the public’s help in finding the offender.

10/02/2013

Surveillance photo of the offender and his car. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Man Wanted For Attempting To Abduct Teen Girl

Chicago Police are searching for a man they say attempted to abduct a 14-year-old girl on the corner of Madison Avenue and Central Avenue at approximately 9:30 a.m. last Friday.

09/29/2013

Betty Brewer. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Hailed As Hero For Preventing Abduction Of Girl, 12

A little girl was being stalked by a man outside a grocery store and the quick thinking customer helped police catch him.

08/06/2013

Thomas M. Chmura (Credit: Antioch Police)

Monk Seeks To Have Child Abduction Charges Dismissed

Several defense motions, including a request to dismiss the case against a Benedictine monk accused of child abduction attempts in the Antioch area, will be the focus of a hearing Aug. 21 in Lake County Circuit Court.

07/23/2013

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Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Attempted Child Abduction

About 3:20 p.m. last Wednesday, the suspect approached a boy outside Bell Elementary School and told him his mother was sleeping and he would take him home.

05/28/2013

Adan Ozuna, 34. (Bensenville Police)

Man Charged With Stealing Car That Had Child Inside

Charges against Adan Ozuna include unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle, endangering the life of a child, and driving with a revoked license, Bensenville police announced in a news release Friday.

01/11/2013

T'Keyah Williams (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Charged With Abducting Baby, Leaving It In A Gangway

Chicago police said a South Side woman abducted a baby earlier this week to help out her boyfriend, who had been arrested for another crime.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2012

Nicholas Sauer, 27, allegedly tried to run down a Chicago police officer while attempting to evade capture Sunday evening. (Illinois Department of Corrections)

Parolee Charged With Running Down Officer While Abducting Child

A Chicago police officer was recovering Monday morning, after a man suspected of kidnapping his 2-year-old son struck the officer with his car on the West Side Sunday evening.

11/04/2012

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