Authorities say a canine from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office located a suspect who had fled into a marsh after attempting to break into a woman’s home near Gurnee. After receiving a call at 1:40 a.m. on Saturday from the 36100 block of North Grand Oaks Circle in unincorporated Gurnee, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded.
It was said that a man was trying to break into the home of his ex-girlfriend. When deputies arrived, the suspect, later identified as Alexander L. Enis, 31, of Lake Villa, had already fled the scene on foot. The sheriff dispatched his K-9 partner, Danno, to aid in the hunt.
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According to the sheriff’s office, Danno initiated a track and spotted Enis’ flip-flops. The dog followed Enis’ scent for half a mile more until discovered him in a marshy region.
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A Lake County sheriff’s canine tracked down a suspect who was hiding in a marsh area after he allegedly tried breaking into a woman’s home near Gurnee, authorities said. https://t.co/uBEMlMkVvL
— Lake & McHenry County Scanner (@LMCScanner) May 31, 2023
After learning that Danno would be freed, Enis voluntarily turned himself in, according to the sheriff’s office. According to the court documents, Enis was accused of resisting a peace officer. In addition to being wanted for his probation revocation, he was also wanted for failing to appear in court for a violation of an order of protection and for resisting a peace officer.
In addition to being sought on his felony escape warrant, Enis was also wanted for failing to return from furlough. The bond set for his release from the Lake County Jail is $200,000.
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