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Friday Jul 17 | via Daily Herald
A third man has been charged for his role in a 2014 home invasion during which prosecutors say a Wheeling man was beaten with a gun, choked and hogtied before the robbers stole 400 to 500 baseball, basketball and football cards worth between $150,000 and $200,000 from the victim's safes. Kristopher Muzzall, 27, from the 7000 block of S. South Shore Drive in Chicago, was charged with home invasion and is being held at Cook County jail on $200,000 bail. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via Daily Herald
A Crystal Lake man was sentenced to eight years in prison for breaking into a Wauconda apartment and threatening two adults and three children with a gun, a judge ruled Tuesday. Noe J. Brito-Ramirez, 23, of Crystal Lake, will received 429 days credit for time he has already served in Lake County jail after his arrest in May 2014, defense attorney Greg Nikitas said. Comment?
Jun 26, 2015 | via Daily Herald
Wheeling police Friday released the original arrest report for two siblings earlier this month that prompted an internal investigation after their mother claimed in a TV interview that an amateur video showed her daughter being treated overly roughly by officers as she was taken into custody. Wheeling Deputy Police Chief Todd Wolff said the internal review of the June 6 arrests of 19-year-old Christian Ruiz of Wheeling and his 21-year-old sister Ashley Rodriguez of Chicago is likely to take another week. Comment?
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