Sheriff Tom Dart said a CHIProperties is issuing the notices that are "highly illegal."
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, March 24
Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart has directed a Chicago-based property management company to immediately cease and desist from providing tenants in Cook County, who reside in properties that are the subject of foreclosure proceedings, with illegal notices that contain threats and misleading, inaccurate information. CHIProperties, of Chicago, has been posting notices that instruct rental residents they are considered trespassers and must call immediately to make arrangements to move out. The posting also says an eviction process has started – even if an eviction suit has not yet been filed in Circuit court. “This notice is illegal, highly deceptive, and amounts to a constructive eviction in apparent violation of various federal, state and…
Sheriff’s office issues alert seeking any information about Joseph L. Lopez Jr.
Cook County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man, Joseph L. Lopez Jr., 34, of Mount Prospect, in connection with an attack on a woman in unincorporated Palatine this week. Lopez is believed to be armed and dangerous, according to a release from Sherriff Thomas J. Dart. He has threatened to shoot police officers who come in contact with him and harm himself, the release stated. Authorities obtained an arrest warrant Thursday for Lopez for aggravated domestic violence, the release stated. Lopez is suspected of severely beating a woman late Tuesday inside a car in a parking lot, sheriff’s deputies said. Dart asks the public not to approach Lopez and asks anyone with information about Lopez’s whereabouts to call 708-865-4896.