1. Suspected Serial Killer Charged in Lake County Cold Case Homicide Investigation

    Sheriff John Idleburg is pleased to announce through a collaborative effort with multiple law-enforcement entities, the arrest and capture of suspected serial killer Samuel William Legg III, 52, of Chandler, Arizona. Read on...
  2. Woman Charged After Attacking Boyfriend with Machete

    On July 26, 2020, at approximately 9:30PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 22500 block of West Lake Cook Road, Deer Park, for a domestic battery in progress. Read on...
  3. Waukegan Man Wanted for Robbery, Theft Apprehended After Brief Stand-Off

    Members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team apprehended Cory R. Cooper, 22, wanted for robbery, stemming from an investigation conducted by the Mundelein Police Department. Read on...
  4. Man Arrested Following Wadsworth Robbery

    On July 20, 2020 at approximately 9:45AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a robbery at an eating establishment in the 16100 block of West Route 173, Wadsworth. Read on...
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