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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Waukegan Township Crash with Critical Injuries

On February 17, 2020, at approximately 12:50PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash with injuries on Green Bay Road at Keith Avenue, Waukegan Township.  

Preliminary investigation shows a 2006 Ford Ec...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Wanted Antioch Man Apprehended After Fleeing, Striking Squads, Causing Injury to Deputy

Scott

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended a Zion man wanted on a $2,000,000.00 warrant for aggravated battery with ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

2020 Lake County Sheriff’s Citizens Police Academy

CPA Flyer 2020

Sheriff John Idleburg announces the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Citizens Police Academy, which will begin on April 2, 2020, and run until June 4, 2020.  Classes will be held at the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters i...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Volo Traffic Crash with Critical Injuries

On February 11, 2020, at approximately 2:30PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Route 12, just south of Brandenburg Road, Volo, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and located two vehicles...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group Arrest 14 Men in Human Trafficking Suppression Operation

In January, the Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group conducted a multi-day human trafficking suppression operation to suppress the demand for purchased sex.

The Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group joined a coalition of...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Documented Street Gang Member Arrested After Selling Stolen Firearms from McHenry, Ingleside Burg

Hudson

On February 4, 2020, the Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group concluded a long-term investigation into a convicted felon and documented street gang member who was illegally selling firearms. 

Marcus A. Hudson, 24, of the 20...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Super Bowl Weekend Traffic Safety Campaign Results

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people for driving under the influence of alcohol during the recent Super Bowl Traffic Safety Campaign.  Additionally, sheriff’s deputies issued 18 seatbelt citations, 29 speeding...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Lake County Tobacco Compliance Checks

Last week, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office concluded the first-round of 2020 tobacco compliance checks.  The checks were conducted at businesses which sell tobacco throughout Lake County.  The compliance checks are intended to...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Participating in Illinois Sheriffs’ Assoc College Scholarship Program

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces that it will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2020-2021 academic year. The scholarships are to be appli...

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