Cook County Sheriff’s Police


Sheriff: Man Stole $900,000 From Aunt With Alzheimer’s

A Melrose Park man has been charged with stealing more than $900,000 from his late aunt, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2011

Robert McMath

Police: Man Held Woman Hostage After Meeting Online

A convicted felon from Chicago Heights has been arrested for allegedly holding a woman against her will, beating and choking her after meeting her on the Internet.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

Dazzle Painted Pasture Animal Rescue/Sanctuary

New Charges Against Animal Shelter Owner Revealed

The owner of a suburban animal shelter has been charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license, providing rabies inoculations without a license and forging rabies certificates.


Dazzle Painted Pasture Animal Rescue/Sanctuary

Painted Pastures Owner Vows To Fight Charges ‘Tooth And Nail’

Cook County sheriff’s police handcuffed the owner of Dazzles Painted Pastures near Tinley Park and drove her away in a squad car Wednesday morning.


Abraham Garcia-Acosta and Diego Diaz-Perez

$5M Worth Of Pot Found Hidden In Load Of Carrots

Two Florida men were arrested earlier this week after allegedly trying to smuggle $5 million worth of marijuana by hiding it in a large shipment of carrots.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011

Heriberto Ramirez

$10M Bond For Man Charged With Stabbing Wife To Death

A northwest suburban man has been ordered held on $10 million bond, charged with stabbing his wife to death in front of their 9-year-old daughter on Valentine’s Day.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011

Alphonzo Hill

County Worker Charged With Raping Jail Inmate

Bond was set at $300,000 Thursday for a Cook County hospital employee charged with sexually assaulting at Cook County Jail inmate at Cermak Hospital.


Tinley Park 'Designer' Marijuana Bust

Tinley Park Family Charged In ‘Designer’ Pot Bust

Four members of a Tinley Park family have been charged with felony drug charges after Cook County Sheriff’s police broke up a million-dollar “designer” marijuana ring they were running out of their house.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2010

Phofo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Badge (Tim Boyle/Getty Images), Anna Jakymec (Bernie Tafoya/WBBM Photo)

Police Raid Startles Elderly Couple In Home

Cook County Sheriff’s Police will apologize in person and pay for damages after officers mistakenly raided the home of an elderly Chicago couple.