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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Sheriff’s Warrants Team Apprehend Man Wanted for Aggravated Domestic Battery

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On August 12, 2018, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team and U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended fugitive Thomas F. Kornfeind, 44, of the 400 block of East Oak...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Earns First Place Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge Award

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Waukegan, IL – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office earned first place in the 2017 Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge for sheriff departments with 101-250 sworn officers. The annual Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge is coordinated by the Il...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Lake County Jail Passes 2018 Inspection in All Categories

Sheriff Mark Curran is pleased to announce that the Lake County Sheriff’s Office received the results of an inspection conducted by the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) of the Lake County Jail. The detailed inspection of the Lake County...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Sheriff Curran Announces Labor Day Traffic Safety Patrol

2018 Labor Day Traffic Safety Campaign

Waukegan, IL – Sheriff Mark Curran announced the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a traffic safety campaign focusing on impaired, unbuckled and distracted drivers beginning Monday, August 20.  The traffic sa...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Update Critical Beach Park Crash of August 11, 2018

The driver of the Kia was pronounced deceased yesterday. The Lake County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy today. Both juveniles remain in critical condition. The crash is being investigated as a fatal traffic crash and remains under inve...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 11, 2018

Sheriff’s Deputies Save Life Using Naloxone On Chain O’ Lakes

On August 11, 2018, at approximately 12:30 AM, the Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit was on boat patrol between Grass Lake and Lake Marie (located on the Chain O’ Lakes). The deputies observed a boat commit numerous violations and init...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 11, 2018

Critical Beach Park Crash

On August 10, 2018 at approximately 6:04 PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Green Bay Rd and Nemesis Ave, Beach Park, for a traffic crash with injuries.

Preliminary investigation shows a 2005 Dodge Durango, driven by a 20...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 11, 2018

Man In Critical Condition After Lake Marie Boating Accident

On August 10, 2018, at approximately 5:40 PM, the Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit was dispatched to Barnacle Bob’s Boat Rentals (in Lake Marie, located on the Chain O’ Lakes) for a report of an unresponsive male. When Marin...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 5, 2018

Man Dies After Being Pulled from Petite Lake

On August 4, 2018, at approximately 5:05PM, the Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit was dispatched to the Petite Lake Sandbar (located on the Chain O’Lakes) for a report of an unresponsive person.  When Marine Unit Deputies arri...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Wadsworth Man Arrested Following Burglary Investigation, Two Handguns Recovered

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Sheriff’s Deputies and Detectives arrested Jacob T. Newton, 19, of the 39600 block of North Delany Road, Wadsworth, following an investigation into burglaries to motor vehicles.On July 31, 2018, a homeowner in the 14000 block of West August Zupe...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Achieves CALEA Accreditation

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Sheriff Mark Curran is pleased to announce the Lake County Sheriff’s Office has been officially accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).Sheriff Mark Curran said, “When we initially enroll...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Sheriff Curran, Lake County Chiefs of Police Launch Countywide ‘#DropItAndDrive’ Campaign

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with the Lake County Chiefs of Police Association and local police departments in a countywide ‘#DropItAndDrive’ traffic safety campaign during the ‘100 deadliest days&...

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