Barrington Area Police, Public Safety

Lake County Crime Stoppers & Barrington Police Seek Tips in Possible Hate Crime

Lake County Crime Stoppers & Barrington Police Seek Tips in Possible Hate Crime

Lake County Crime Stoppers and the Barrington Police Department are seeking your help in obtaining information related to a possible hate crime that happened in Barrington on Friday, May 31st. A home on the 700 block of S. Cook Street was vandalized overnight in an act believed to be targeting a teenager who is part of the LGBTQ community. The case is currently the Crime of the Week at LakeCountyCrimeStoppers.com.

CLICK HERE to submit an anonymous tip. 

It was reported that one or more vandals came onto the property and stuck multiple forks in the lawn. They also put a “for sale” sign in the yard. Written on the sign was the phone number for the national suicide hotline along with the statement “go {expletive deleted} KYS,” which stands for kill yourself. Police say a member of the household identifies their self as a member of the LGBTQ community. It is suspected that the actions were directed towards that individual.

Anyone with information about this incident may either contact Barrington PD Detective Hakeem Smith at (847) 304-3311 (hsmith@barrington-il.gov) or CLICK HERE to submit an anonymous web/mobile tip or call the Crime Stoppers Tip line at (847) 662-2222. Crime Stoppers never asks your name or phone number.

CLICK HERE to submit an anonymous tip. 

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.

There are no comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Barrington
82°
clear sky
humidity: 54%
wind: 9mph SSE
H 82 • L 78
79°
Thu
79°
Fri
73°
Sat
75°
Sun

Luby Group Listings

$495,000
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,932
SQFT
23443 West Mallard Court Deer Park, IL 60010
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Lovely updated 4 bedroom ranch on lush interior lot in Deer Park! Great layout with many updates. Kitchen features hardwood floors, granite, island with breakfast bar, separate beverage refrigerator, and adjacent breakfast eating area. Terrific fa

$425,000
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,550
SQFT
104 East Lake Shore Drive Tower Lakes, IL 60010
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

WATERFRONT hillside ranch in sought after Tower Lakes Community, enjoy resort style living year round with 196' of lakefront! This fabulous 4 bedroom all brick home has been lovingly maintained, offering great space and a versatile floor plan. The ma

$600,000
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,352
SQFT
25966 Oak Hills Road Lake Barrington, IL 60010
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Beautifully designed contemporary with fabulous floor plan, this one of a kind home is open & bright with vaulted ceilings, skylights, & custom 2 story windows throughout. Updated kitchen made for entertaining features custom cabinets, granite, stain

$675,000
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,629
SQFT
1 Burning Oak Trail Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Stunning home on 2.2 acre wooded lot with private pond and creek! Gleaming hardwood flooring throughout most of first floor. Gourmet kitchen with center island and adjacent hearth room with cozy fireplace are the hub of every day living. Great room f