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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Sheriff Idleburg Announces Eviction Moratorium

Sheriff John Idleburg issued a moratorium on all evictions effective Friday, December 20, 2018 through Sunday, January 5, 2019.

Sheriff Idleburg said, “The moratorium is only temporary and will allow families to remain together in their homes dur...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 14, 2019

Beach Park Triple-Fatal Traffic Crash

On December 14, 2019, at approximately 4:45AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Green Bay Road and Blanchard Road, Beach Park, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and located a...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 13, 2019

Holiday Traffic Safety Campaign

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police, and nearly 200 police departments and sheriff’s offices across the state in the upcoming holiday traffic safety campa...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 11, 2019

Burglar Arrested After Being Caught on Security Camera, then Stealing Security Camera

Zelaya

Sheriff’s Detectives arrested an Unincorporated Grayslake man after they found he burglarized his neighbor’s home.  The burglary was captured on an indoor security camera which was previously installed by the homeowner. &n...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 11, 2019

60 Grams of Heroin Seized During Search Warrant

Kaywon-Thomas

The Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group in collaboration with Zion Police Department concluded a narcotics investigation which resulted in the arrest of a Zion man and removal of over 60 grams of heroin.  

The investigatio...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Serious ATV Crash in Unincorporated Zion

The Lake County Sheriff's Technical Crash Investigations Unit continues to investigate an ATV crash which occurred yesterday, December 8th, at approximately 3:00PM. 

Preliminary investigation shows a 56-year-old man of unincorporated Zion was trav...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Safety Campaign Results

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office arrested five people for impaired driving and issued 46 seatbelt/child safety seat citations during the recent Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Campaign.  A total of 135 citations were issued.

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Lake County Alcohol Compliance Checks

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office conducts alcohol compliance checks at Lake County liquor selling establishments.  The compliance checks are designed to ensure businesses vending alcohol are not selling to anyone under the age of 21.

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Crisis Outreach and Support Team Record Successful First Year

COaST Knocking on Door

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce a successful year for the Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COaST) in Lake County’s ongoing efforts to help those with mental illness.  

Since beginning this initiative, s...

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Sheriff's Office News