LCSO Apprehends Burglary Fugitive Hiding Under Bed in Waukegan Area

Pedro L. Lara, 19, of the Waukegan area, was arrested by the Warrants Team of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. – LCSO

A wanted fugitive who resides in unincorporated Waukegan was arrested by members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team and U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force on April 13.

The teams found suspect Pedro L. Lara, 19, hiding under a bed covered in clothing, in the basement of his home.

Lara of the 35800 block of North Garrick Avenue, had an active $75,000 arrest warrant for burglary, theft, and criminal damage to property. The warrant from the Gurnee Police Department. Additionally, he had an active no-bond parole violation warrant issued by the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Lara was transported to the Lake County Jail, where he remains in jail.  His next court date is April 20.

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