Vernon Hills Crime
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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via Daily Herald
A 15-year-old Mundelein girl expressed gratitude for being sentenced to juvenile prison in the stabbing death of her younger half-sister in a bedroom of their home last year. Lake County Circuit Judge Valerie Ceckowski said during a formal sentencing hearing Tuesday the teen will receive counseling and other help while she is committed to a juvenile prison until her 21st birthday. Comment?
Thursday Feb 12 | via Daily Herald
A Vernon Hills woman facing Lake County charges for igniting trash can fires also awaits sentencing in New Jersey for starting a brush fire with a Molotov cocktail, authorities confirmed. Stephanie M. Wollar, 28, who faces multiple counts of arson and criminal damage to public property for starting fires at Vernon Hills parks between Nov. 2 and Jan. 1, pleaded guilty in Morris County, New Jersey, to charges she created a widespread risk of injury or damage. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 3 | via Daily Herald
Undercover officers from the Lake County Sheriff's Office have charged 19 men during a nationwide sting called the "National Day of Johns." Authorities said a coalition of local and federal law enforcement agencies held the operation in a continuing campaign to suppress prostitution, authorities said in a news release. Comment?
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