Two Out of State and One Federal Warrant Arrest Announced by Lake County Authorities

(Waukegan, IL)  Two people wanted on out of state warrants, and one on a federal warrant have been arrested in Lake County. Sheriff’s officials in their weekly report announced the arrest of Edwin Ortega of Waukegan. The 20-year-old was picked up on February 10th near Zion for possession of a stolen vehicle…he was also wanted in Kenosha, Wisconsin on an outstanding warrant for armed robbery. Joseph Sallis of Springfield was taken into custody two days later near Antioch. The 50-year-old was arrested for home invasion, domestic battery and more…but was also wanted for violating parole in Mississippi. Lemont Harris of Waukegan was picked up on February 13th near Lake Villa. The 39-year-old was wanted on an outstanding warrant for a federal probation violation…though details surrounding that violation were not released.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (2-16-22)