News Flash module icon

For additional information, please read our latest News Releases.
Posted on: September 18, 2017

Sheriff’s K-9 Team Locate Another Missing Person in Less Than a Month

Forlenz and Dax

For the second time in less than a month, a Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Team located and saved a person in mental distress.

On September 17, 2017 at approximately 1:40AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the 1...

Read on...

Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 18, 2017

Four Sheriff’s Deputies Recognized at Promotion Ceremony

Promotions

Sheriff Mark Curran is proud to recognize the promotions of four members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  Deputy Chief Scot Kurek, Lieutenant Robert Richards, Sergeant Kenneth Engberg, and Sergeant Kyle Brown were recognized by She...

Read on...

Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Lake County Jail Passes Annual Audit

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received the results of an audit of the Lake County Jail conducted by the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC).  The detailed inspection of the Lake County Jail took place on June 27, 2017.

The IDOC ...

Read on...

Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Man Flees Following Traffic Crash in Stolen Vehicle

On September 12, 2017 at approximately 10:00PM, a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy was on patrol in the area of West Sullivan Lake Road and Four Season Boulevard, Lakemoor.  The Sheriff’s Deputy located a 2013 Nissan Altima drivin...

Read on...

Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Labor Day Traffic Safety Campaign Results

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic safety campaign from August 22 - September 4, 2017. Special traffic patrols were conducted by Sheriff’s Deputies who focused on seat belt violations and DUI enforcement.  Th...

Read on...

Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Missing Man from Wadsworth

*Update – Missing Man Located Safe*

John K. Shaffstall was located safe in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.  Thank you to the community for helping spread the message, in our efforts to locate Mr. Shaffstall.

Missing Man from Wadsworth

The Lak...

Read on...

Sheriff's Office News