News about the Police Department

Gurnee Police Assist with Make-A-Wish

Gurnee, IL – Jonah Kolesar is a 7 year old boy from Gurnee who suffers from an autoimmune disorder and wants to become a police officer.  Jonah has what is known as IPEX Syndrome, characterized by the development of multiple autoimmune disorders in affected individuals according to the National Institutes of Health.  At just seven years of age, Jonah has undergone chemotherapy and a stem-cell bone marrow transplant in an effort to boost his immune system.  He previously lived in Round Lake where he was made an honorary police officer.

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Missing Child

Gurnee, IL - The Gurnee Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing child. Amayrani Brambila, 7 years old, was last seen with her mother, Siomara Alvarado (aka Siomara Gutierrez), on Sunday evening, 8/31/14.  It is believed they left in a taxi and their destination is unknown.

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