GURNEE - October 1, 2008 - On Friday, September 26, 2008 at
approximately 3:00 PM, Gurnee Police Detectives working in a joint investigation with eight other area agencies
arrested four individuals who had allegedly committed a residential burglary a short time earlier in
unincorporated Lake County.
Gurnee Detectives had been investigating a number of residential burglaries and developed potential
suspect information. Other area police agencies were contacted and many of them were also experiencing
residential burglaries with similarities to the Gurnee burglaries. A joint investigation was organized with
officers from the Arlington Heights Police Department, Illinois State Police, Lake County Metropolitan
Enforcement Group (LCMEG), Lake County Sheriff’s Department, McHenry Police Department, McHenry County
Sheriff’s Department, Grayslake Police Department, and the Libertyville Police Department.
The four subjects were taken into custody without incident in Park City. They were in
possession of items taken in the burglary earlier in the day. A number of items taken in other area
burglaries were recovered during a subsequent search of the residence of one of the suspects. Recovered
items included jewelry, computers and other electronic devices. This continues to be an on-going
Arrested were Michael Zentz, male, white, 25, charged with six counts of Residential Burglary, a
Class 1 Felony. He was remanded to the Lake County Jail on a $250,000 bond. Tiffany Driggers, female,
white,18, charged with two counts of Residential Burglary and one count of Possession of Stolen Property, a Class
4 Felony. She was remanded to the Lake County Jail on a $10,000 bond. Ricardo Gorgas, male white, 22,
charged with four counts of Residential Burglary. Remanded to the Lake County Jail on a $25,000 bond.
Alexis Gorgas, male, white, 26, charged with three counts of Residential Burglary, remanded to the Lake County
Jail on $25,000 bond. All suspects are residing at 3414 Dixie, Park City, IL.
Gurnee Police Chief Robert Jones said “This is an excellent example of inter-agency
cooperation with a successful outcome.” "It's great to see our agencies working together to get this
case solved," said Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran. "I am pleased we have recovered many of the stolen
items and we were able to bring these individuals to justice."