News about the Police Department

Possession of Child Pornography

Gurnee, IL  - Following several weeks of investigation, the Gurnee Police Department has arrested a subject for possession of child pornography. On June 20, 2014 a search warrant was executed at a residence in the 4100 block of Stoney Island Ave in Gurnee.  The search warrant was in reference to known images of child pornography being uploaded to the internet from a computer at the residence.  Multiple images of child pornography were recovered during the search warrant.  Ronald J.

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Gurnee Police to Conduct Special Independence Day Enforcement Period

Gurnee, IL – The Independence Day Holiday is one of the most dangerous in Illinois when it comes to crashes, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Beginning June 23rd and running through July 6th 2014, the Gurnee Police Department will be conducting additional occupant protection and impaired driver enforcement patrols.

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Arrest Made in Vehicular Hijacking

Gurnee, IL  - On June 5, 2014 at 2:45 p.m. Gurnee officers responded to the area of Route 132 and Juniper St. for a reported hit-and-run traffic accident.  Over the next several minutes, five additional hit-and-run accidents were reported to have occurred in the area.  The offending vehicle, a gold GMC SUV, was located abandoned with the door open in the area of Route 41 under Washington St.

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Gurnee Police Conclude Drunk Driving and Safety Restraint Special Enforcement Period

Gurnee, ILBeginning May 9th and running through May 26th, 2014 the Gurnee Police Department conducted enhanced impaired driver and safety restraint enforcement activities throughout the village.

This was the seventh and eighth of 14 scheduled campaigns that will be conducted during the 2013-2014 Strategic Traffic Enforcement Plan (STEP) grant year.

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Cop on a Rooftop Special Olympics Campaign on Friday, May 30th


Gurnee, IL - For the 12th year in a row, Illinois police officers will stake out Dunkin' Donuts rooftops to benefit Special Olympics Illinois and the more than 27,000 athletes of Special Olympics Illinois who train and compete year-round.

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Results of Memorial Day Weekend Roadside Safety Checkpoint

Gurnee, IL  - The Gurnee Police Department and the Lake County Sheriff’s Department conducted a roadside safety checkpoint from approximately 10:00 PM, May 23, 2014 to 3:00 AM, May 24, 2014.  The checkpoint was held in the 5200 block of Route 132. The results of the checkpoint are as follows:

Traffic Arrests/Citations

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